Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems

ISBN-10: 0132388839

ISBN-13: 9780132388832

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: John F. Kershaw, James D. Halderman

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List price: $115.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584

James D. Halderman is the author of a large number of books, mainly college-level textbooks featuring information on automotive systems and other engineering services. In the textbook Automotive Brake Systems, Halderman discusses the purpose, function, operation and diagnosis of automotive braking systems including ABS. Some of Halderman's other textbooks include: Automotive Chassis Systems, which covers all under-vehicle components, operations, diagnosis's, and services; Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems, featuring numerous troubleshooting techniques that can be used in the classroom or for reference; and Engines--Theory and Servicing, a complete orientation to automotive engines and engine repair topics. Halderman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ohio Northern University in 1968, and has worked as Professor of Engineering Technologies at Sinclair Community College.

Environmental and Health Issues
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Occupational Safety and Health Act
Hazardous Waste
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Clean Air Act
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
The Dangers of Exposure to Asbestos
Asbestos OSHA Standards
Asbestos EPA Regulations
Asbestos Handling Guidelines
Used Brake Fluid
Used Oil
Disposal of Used Oil
Used Oil Storage
Solvent Hazardous and Regulatory Status
Used Solvents
Coolant Disposal
Lead-Acid Battery Waste
Battery Hazardous and Regulatory Status
Battery Handling and Storage
Fuel Safety and Storage
Airbag Handling
Used Tire Disposal
Air-Conditioning Refrigerant Oil Disposal
Measurement and Calculators
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Metric Measurement System
Scientific Calculator and Scientific Notation
Electronic Service Tools (EST)
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Analog Meters
Basic Digital Multimeter (DMM) Design
Electrical Units of Measurement
Fluke 87/88 DMM Components
Graphing Multimeters (GMM)
General Electrical Diagnosis
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Tracing Specific Circuits
Service Information Sources
Diagnostic Strategies
Strategy-Based Diagnostics
Basic Circuit Faults
Simple Test Devices
Scan Tool
Circuit Protection and Component Testing
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Circuit Protection
Circuit Components
Testing for Circuit Defects
Basic Circuit Law Review
Wire and Connector Service and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Tools and Supplies
Repair Methods
Connector Repair
Battery Diagnosis and Testing
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Battery Safety
Inspection, Cleaning, and Replacement
Battery Testing
State-of-Charge Test
Capacity (Load) Test
Parasitic Loss Testing
Restoring Battery Memory Functions
Battery Charging
Battery Cable Service
Jump Starting
Charging System Diagnosis and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Inspection, Diagnosis, and Testing
Drive Belt Service
Voltage Regulator Service
Testing Specific AC Generators
AC Generator Removal
Disassembly, Cleaning, and Inspection
Bench Tests
AC Generator (Alternator) Installation
AC Generator (Alternator) Overhaul Procedures
Starting System Diagnosis and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Inspection and Diagnosis
Starter Control Circuit Devices
Starter Removal
Bench Tests
Disassembly, Cleaning, and Inspection
Unit Installation
Starter Motor Overhaul Procedures
Electronic Diagnosis Using Electronic Service Tools (EST)
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
DMM Features
Current Probe Accessories
Typical DMM Tests
Testing Semiconductors
OEM Service Manual Diagnostic Procedure
Ignition System Inspection, Diagnosis, Testing, and Distributor Service
Learning Objectives
Ignition Service Safety
Inspection and Diagnosis
Primary Supply Circuit Service
Oscilloscope Diagnosis
Oscilloscope Settings and Connections
Primary Supply Circuit Service
Ignition Control Module Service
Speed and Reference Sensor Service
Secondary Ignition Service
Ignition Cable Service
Distributor Cap and Rotor Service
Spark Plug Service
Distributor Service
Distributor Removal and Inspection
Distributor Installation
Lighting System Diagnosis and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Lighting System Diagnosis
Headlight Service
Small Bulb Replacement
Gauges, Warning Devices, and Driver Information Diagnosis and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Warning Lamps
Electronic Digital Instrument Clusters
Driver Information Centers
Coolant Fan Temperature Switch
Horns, Wiper, and Washer Diagnosis and Repair
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Horn System
Horn System Diagnosis and Repair
Windshield Wiper and Washer Diagnosis and Repair
Body Accessory Systems Diagnosis
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Seat Belts
Antitheft Systems
Air-Conditioning (AC) And Heating Systems
Audio Systems
Cigarette Lighter or Power Receptacle
Cruise Control Systems
Heated Side-View Mirror Systems
Heated Seats
Heated Windshield
Keyless Entry System
Power Lock and Latch Systems
Power Seat Systems
Power Sunroof and Convertible Top
Power Window Systems
Rear-Window Defroster Systems
ASE Technician Certification Sample Test
Natef Standards
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