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Automotive Electronics and Computer Systems

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ISBN-10: 0137443277

ISBN-13: 9780137443277

Edition: 2001

Authors: BradyGames Staff

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Description:

For courses in Automotive Technology, Fuel and Emissions Systems, Electronic Systems, and Computer Control Systems. Written by a seasoned automotive technology professional and instructor, this text uses a building block approach designed to develop students logical reasoning skills. This simplified introduction enhances students' ability to understand, diagnose and troubleshoot automotive electronic systems as it prepares them to pass the ASE certification testing modules and develop a standard of excellence in the field.
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Book details

List price: $86.60
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/19/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 446
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Introduction to Automotive Computers
On-Board Computers
Engine Control Module
Powertrain Control Module
Control Module
Analog and Digital Signals
Integrated Vehicle Electrical/Electronic Systems
Signals and Signal Conversion
ECM/PCM Memory Devices
The Central Processing Unit
PCM Hardware
PCM Software
ECM/PCM Servicing
Questions
Engine and Vehicle Sensors
Engine and Vehicle Sensors
Sensor--PCM Interaction
Sensor Function/Description
Throttle Position Sensors
Crankshaft Position Sensor
Camshaft Sensor
Oxygen Sensors
Liquid Pressure Sensors
Temperature Sensors
MAP/MAF Sensors
IAT/MAT Sensors
MAF (Mass Airflow) Systems
Knock Sensor
Cylinder Pressure Sensors
Oil-Level Sensor
Oil Condition Sensor
Vehicle Speed Sensor
Air Conditioning Strategy
A/C Pressure Sensor
Questions
Ignition Systems
Electronic Ignition Systems
Electronic Distributor Ignition Systems
Spark Plugs
Electronic Ignition System Testing
Questions
Fuel Injection Systems
Background Information
Types of Fuel Injection Systems
Fuel Supply System
Fuel Injector Operation
Adaptive Fuel Control Circuit
Diagnosing Fuel System Problems
Idle Speed Control
Ford Fuel Injection Systems
Alternative-Fuel Systems
Gasoline Direct Injection
Questions
Bosch Fuel Systems
Background Information
Bosch Injection Systems
Questions
Japanese Vehicle Systems
Globalization of Technology
Nissan/Quest Mercury Villager
Questions
Evaporative Emission Control Systems: Function, Operation, Service, and Diagnosis
Evaporative Emissions Systems
EVAP Monitoring System
EVAP Diagnosis and Testing
PCV Systems
Thermostatic Air Cleaner
Questions
Exhaust Emissions Control Systems: Function and Operation, Service and Diagnosis
Atmospheric Air Makeup
Typical Automotive Pollutants
The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System
Air Injection Reaction System
Variable CAM Timing System
Questions
Catalytic Converters
The Catalytic Converter System
Catalyst Monitor
Questions
OBD-II Diagnostic Systems and Scan Tools
Introduction
OBD-I Engine Diagnostic System
OBD-II Engine Control Systems
SAE DTC Standards
Scan Tools
Strategy-Based Diagnostics
Engine/Vehicle Performance Problems
Questions
Glossary of Automotive and Truck Electronic Terms
Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions
Index