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Automotive Technology : A Systems Approach :  A Systems Approach - Jack Erjavec

Automotive Technology : A Systems Approach

A Systems Approach

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Published: 13th January 2009
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, 5th Edition remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and many other topics that reflect the most recent changes in the industry. Chapters cover the theory, diagnosis and service of all system areas for automobiles and light trucks, and the content closely adheres to the 2008 NATEF Automobile Program Standards.

New to this Edition

  • A new Automotive Systems chapter that covers the basic NATEF tasks that apply to all systems
  • Two new chapters devoted specifically to engine performance systems and sensors as well as an all new chapter on electronic automatic transmissions
  • Hybrid vehicle information incorporated throughout the book
  • Updated end-of-chapter questions that reinforce chapter content and ready students for ASE certification
  • New Student Online Companion allows students to view PowerPoint chapter outlines with images, ASE-Style practice questions, web links and interactive online games and activities
About the Author

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has many years of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor and has authored or co-authored more than thirty automotive textbooks and training manuals. Mr. Erjavec holds a Masters of Arts degree in Vocational and Technical Education from Ohio State University. He spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator and has also been a long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, including serving on the board of directors and as executive vice-president. Jack is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.

Automotive Technology
Careers in the Automotive Industry
Workplace Skills
Automotive Systems
Hand Tools and Shop Equipment
Diagnostic Equipment and Special Tools
Working Safely In the Shop
Preventative Maintenance and Basic Services
Basic Theories and Math
Engines
Automotive Engine Designs and Diagnosis
Engine Disassembly and Cleaning
Lower End Theory and Service
Upper End Theory and Service
Engine Sealing and Reassembly
Lubricating and Cooling Systems
Electricity
Basics of Electrical Systems
General Electrical System Diagnostics and Service
Batteries: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service
Starting and Traction Motor Systems
Charging Systems
Lighting Systems
Electrical Instrumentation
Basics of Electronics and Computer Systems
Electrical Accessories
Restraint Systems: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service
Engine Performance
Engine Performance Systems
Sensors
Ignition Systems
Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
Fuel Delivery Systems
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Service
Intake and Exhaust Systems
Emission Control Systems
Emission Control Systems
Alternative Fuels and Other Energy Sources
Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
Clutches
Manual Transmission and Transaxles
Manual Transmission and Transaxle Service
Drive Axles and Differentials
Automatic Tranmissions and Transaxles
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
Electronic Automatic Transmissions
Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Service
Four- and All-Wheel Drive
Suspension and Steering Systems
Tires and Wheels
Suspension Systems
Steering Systems
Wheel Alignment
Brakes
Brake Systems
Drum Brakes
Disc Brakes
Antilock Brake, Traction Control, and Stability Control Systems
Passenger Comfort
Heating and Air Conditioning
Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service
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ISBN: 9781428311497
ISBN-10: 1428311491
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1664
Published: 13th January 2009
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 22.4  x 6.1
Weight (kg): 3.81