Computerized Engine Controls

ISBN-10: 1428399968
ISBN-13: 9781428399969
Edition: 8th 2009
Authors: Steve V. Hatch
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Book details

List price: $219.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

For technicians who are interested in increasing their diagnostic effectiveness on today's vehicle electronic systems, this book is an absolute "must"! Computerized Engine Controls, 8th Edition tackles both domestic and import engine control systems to help with the understanding of underlying automotive operating principles and concepts needed to diagnose and repair any electronic system on any vehicle. Thoroughly updated to offer insight into the latest technological advances found on today's roads and highways, the 8th Edition examines such cutting-edge topics as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, GM's 42-volt system, hexadecimal conversion and OBD II, multiplexing, and more.

Steve V. Hatch is a Professor at the Lincoln College of Technology, Denver Campus, formerly the Denver Automotive and Diesel College.

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Review of Electricity and Electronics
Objectives
Key Terms
Electrical Circuits versus Electronic Circuits
Electron Theory
Electrical Theory
Electrical Circuits
Polarity
Circuit Faults
Semiconductors
Integrated Circuits
The Digital Age
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Computers in Cars
Objectives
Key Terms
Why Computers?
How Computers Work
Functions of the Engine Computer
Controlling Exhaust Gasses
Closed Loop and Open Loop Operation
The PCM and Exhaust Emissions
Attitude of the Technician
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Common Components for Computerized Engine Control Systems
Objectives
Key Terms
Common Features
Sensing Devices
Actuators
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Common Operating Principles for Computerized Engine Control Systems
Objectives
Key Terms
Electronic Fuel Injection System Operating Principles
Ignition System Operating Principles
Emission-Control Systems
Variable Valve Timing
42-V Systems
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Diagnostic Concepts
Objectives
Key Terms
Types of Faults
Diagnostic Trouble Codes
Data Streams
Functional Tests
Technical Service Bulletins
Pinpoint Testing
Flowcharts
Electrical Schematics
Other General Diagnostic Concepts
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Diagnostic Equipment
Objectives
Key Terms
Scan Tools
Breakout Boxes
Non-Powered Test Lights
Logic Probes
Digital Volt-Ohmmeters
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
Safety Considerations When Using a DVOM or DSO
Gas Analyzers
Summary
Diagnostic Exercises
Review Questions
Exhaust Gas Analysis
Objectives
Key Terms
Theory of Gas Analysis
Measured Gasses
Gas Analyzers
Diagnosing with the Gasses
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
OBD II Self-Diagnostics
Objectives
Key Terms
CARB/EPA/SAE/OBD Background
Why OBD II?
What Does OBD II Do?
Standardization
Monitoring Conditions
Setting DTCs and Turning on the Mil
Diagnostic Management Software
OBD II Monitors
Cold Start Emissions Reduction
Diagnostic Equipment
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Multiplexing Concepts
Objectives
Key Terms
Multiplexing Overview
Multiplex System Designs
Multiplexing Protocols
Communication on a J1850 VPW Data Bus
Communication on a CAN Data Bus
Multiplexing Variations
Other Bosch Protocols
Diagnosis of Multiplexed Circuits
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
General Motors' Electronic Fuel Injection
Objectives
Key Terms
Powertrain Control Module
Operating Modes
Inputs
Outputs
Body Control Module
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
General Motors and Port Fuel Injection
Objectives
Key Terms
Powertrain Control Module
Operating Modes
Fuel Supply System
Injectors
Throttle Body
Non-PCM Emission Controls
Inputs
Outputs
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Advanced General Motors Engine Controls
Objectives
Key Terms
Northstar Engine Overview
Northstar Inputs/Outputs
Cadillac LH2 Northstar Upgrades
Cadillac HFV6
GM Generation III Small-Block V8s
GM Generation IV Small-Block V8s
GM Active Fuel Management System
Flywheel Alternator Starter System
Belt Alternator Starter System
GM Voice-Recognition/Navigational System
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Ford's Electronic Engine Control IV (EEC IV)
Objectives
Key Terms
Powertrain Control Module
Operating Modes
Inputs
Outputs
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Ford's Electronic Engine Control V (EEC V)
Objectives
Key Terms
Engine Controls
Inputs
Outputs
Emissions Controls
Advanced Ford Computer System Features
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Chrysler Corporation Fuel Injection Systems
Objectives
Key Terms
Powertrain Control Module
Inputs
Outputs
Chrysler Multiplexing Systems
Advanced Chrysler Electronic Systems
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
European (Bosch) Engine Control Systems
Objectives
Key Terms
System Overview
Continuous Injection System
Pulsed Systems
Motronic
Electronic Control Unit
Operating Modes
Inputs
Outputs
Bosch OBD II Update
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Asian Computer Control Systems
Objectives
Key Terms
Nissan: Electronic Concentrated Control System
Inputs
Outputs
System Diagnosis and Service
Toyota Computer-Controlled System
Inputs
Outputs
System Diagnosis and Service
Honda: Programmed Fuel Injection
Inputs
Outputs
Honda's VTEC Systems
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Alternative Power Sources
Objectives
Key Terms
Honda Insight, Civic, and Accord Hybrids
Toyota Hybrid System
Ford Escape Hybrid
Fuel Cell Vehicles
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
System Diagnosis and Service
Summary
Diagnostic Exercise
Review Questions
Approach to Diagnostics
Narrowing Down the Area of the Problem
Pinpoint Testing
Additional Information Concerning Soft Fault Diagnosis
Summary
Terms and Acronyms
Automotive-Related Web Addresses
Glossary
Index

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