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Total Automotive Technology

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ISBN-10: 1401824765

ISBN-13: 9781401824761

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Anthony E. Schwaller

List price: $254.95
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The theory and practice for all major systems and components of today?s automobiles are introduced in this fully-updated revision by experienced author, Anthony Schwaller. The easy-to-read format divides content into manageable units covering automotive engines, mechanical and fluid engine systems, electrical engine systems, emissions and control, power transmission, vehicle suspension and control, and vehicle accessory systems. New material includes hybrid vehicles, 42-volt electrical systems, different fuel types, and added electronics. A ?Problems, Diagnosis, and Service? troubleshooting approach is used to deliver content that is also directly related to ASE certification exams and…    
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List price: $254.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/6/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1112
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

Dr. Anthony E. Schwaller has been working in the field of automotive technology and teaching about technology for 35 years. During his teaching career he received the "Distinguished Technology Educator Award" in 1990, the "Special Recognition Award" from ITEA in 1995, and was selected as the Technology Teacher Educator of the Year" in 1997 fro the Council for Technology Teacher Education. He also received the "Outstanding Research Award" in 2003 for his research on Modular Technology in the classroom. During his teaching career, he as worked for Allis Chalmers, General Motors, Eastern Illinois University, and St. Cloud State University where he is now professor and department head. He has…    

Section 1
Working in the Automotive Industry
Introduction to the Automobile
Safety in the Automotive Shop
Fasteners, Gaskets, Seals, and Sealants
Bearings
Automotive Belts, Fittings, and Hoses
Common Hand Tools
Measuring Tools and Precision Instruments
Electrical Tools, Power and Pressing Tools, and Cleaning Equipment
Manuals and Specifications
Fundamentals of Automotive Engines: Converting Energy to Power
Gasoline Engine Principles
Other Power Sources
Engine Performance
Engine Types
Basic Engine Construction
Cylinder Heads and Valves
Camshaft and Valve Drives
Mechanical/Fluid Engine Systems: Principles of Lubrication
Lubrication System Operation
Cooling System Principles and Operation
Fuel Characteristics
Fuel Delivery Systems
Electronic Feedback Carburetors
Gasoline Fuel Injection Systems
Air Intake and Exhaust Systems
Turbocharger and Supercharging Systems
Electrical Engine Systems: Electrical Principles
Computer Principles
Automotive Batteries
Ignition System Principles and Requirements
Electronic and Computerized Ignition Systems
Charging Systems
Starting Systems
Emission and Control Systems: Characteristics of Air Pollution
Emission Control Systems
Computerized Engine Control Systems
Power Transmission Systems: Automotive Clutches
Manual Transmissions
Automatic Transmissions
Electronic and Computer-Controlled Transmissions
Drive Lines, Differentials, and Axles
Four-Wheel Drive Systems
Vehicle Suspension and Control Systems: Standard Braking Systems
Antilock Braking Systems
Suspension Systems
Steering Systems
Tires and Wheels
Section 8
Heating and Ventilation Systems
Cruise Control Systems
Auxiliary and Electrical Systems