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How to Prepare for the ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

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ISBN-10: 0764120433

ISBN-13: 9780764120435

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: Barron's Educational Editorial Staff

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List price: $16.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction
All About the ASVABp. 3
What Is It?p. 3
Sample Questionsp. 7
Test-Taking Techniquesp. 11
Rules for Studying More Effectivelyp. 11
The Test Dayp. 12
Strategies for Handling Multiple-Choice Questionsp. 12
Diagnose Your Problem
Model Examination Onep. 21
Model Examination--Subtests 1 to 10p. 21
Answers and Answers Explainedp. 65
Correct Your Weaknesses
General Science Reviewp. 91
Before You Beginp. 91
Life Sciencep. 92
Earth Sciencep. 101
Chemistryp. 105
Physicsp. 115
Mathematics Reviewp. 125
Tips for Studyingp. 125
Laws and Operationsp. 125
Fractionsp. 127
Using Arithmetic Operations with Fractionsp. 128
Decimalsp. 131
Percentsp. 133
Square Rootp. 135
Algebrap. 135
Geometryp. 142
Paragraph Comrehension and Word Knowledge Reviewp. 152
Paragraph Comprehensionp. 152
How to Build Your Vocabularyp. 156
A Basic 1100-Word Vocabularyp. 163
Coding Speed Skillsp. 184
Improving Your Memoryp. 184
Techniques for Remembering Wordsp. 184
Techniques for Remembering Numbersp. 187
Final Guidelinesp. 190
Automotive Information Reviewp. 192
Parts of an Automobilep. 192
The Enginep. 193
The Drive Systemp. 201
Braking Systemp. 207
Internal Combustion Enginep. 210
Power Transmission System in an Automobilep. 225
Manual Shift Transmissionp. 230
Planetary Gearsp. 238
Automatic Transmissionp. 240
Power Train Configurationsp. 249
Transmission and Engine--A Summaryp. 252
Common Problemsp. 253
Shop Information Reviewp. 264
Toolsp. 264
Materialsp. 278
Design and Layoutp. 285
Basic Mechanics Reviewp. 287
Forcep. 287
Kinds of Forcep. 287
Action and Reactionp. 290
Balanced Forcesp. 290
Components of a Forcep. 291
The Inclined Planep. 292
Simple Machinesp. 292
The Pulley Principlep. 292
The Work Principlep. 294
Leversp. 295
Hydraulic Jackp. 296
A Loading Rampp. 297
A Visep. 297
Machines That Spinp. 298
Powerp. 298
Electronics Information Reviewp. 300
Basic Atomic Structurep. 300
Electric Energyp. 302
Magnetism and Electricityp. 302
Electric Currentp. 302
Conductorsp. 303
Insulatorsp. 304
Semiconductorsp. 305
Powerp. 306
Resistancep. 306
Conductancep. 309
Ohm's Lawp. 309
Circuitsp. 311
Inductancep. 315
Alternating Currentp. 316
Transformersp. 319
Inductive Reactancep. 321
Capacitorsp. 323
Capacitive Reactancep. 326
Resonancep. 327
Changing Alternating Current to Direct Currentp. 329
Power Supply Rectifiersp. 333
Filtersp. 336
Vacuum Tubesp. 336
Semiconductorsp. 340
The Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)p. 343
Transistorsp. 344
Integrated Circuitsp. 347
Batteriesp. 348
Electric Motorsp. 352
Electric Metersp. 355
Amplitude-Modulated Receiversp. 358
Frequency-Modulated Receiversp. 359
FM Stereop. 362
Other FM Usersp. 364
Stereo Equipmentp. 364
Transducersp. 365
Televisionp. 365
Color Televisionp. 369
Solder and Solderingp. 376
Test Yourself
Model Examination Twop. 387
Model Examination--Subtests 1 to 10p. 387
Answers and Answers Explainedp. 429
Model Examination Threep. 455
Model Examination--Subtests 1 to 10p. 455
Answers and Answers Explainedp. 500
Model Examination Fourp. 527
Model Examination--Subtests 1 to 10p. 527
Answers and Answers Explainedp. 570
Planning Your Future
Analyzing Your Test Scores and Job Opportunitiesp. 597
Chart Your Progressp. 597
Study Guidep. 598
Analyzing Your Job Opportunitiesp. 599
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