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Automotive Mechanics 10th Edition - May / Simpson

Automotive Mechanics 10th Edition

Paperback Published: 23rd May 2018
ISBN: 9781760421502

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The milestone 10th edition of Automotive Mechanics marks an impressive 47 years of service for this market-leading resource.

Widely used across Australia and throughout Asia, the text introduces students to the service, diagnosis and repair of passenger and light commercial vehicles.
A major overhaul has fine-tuned Automotive Mechanics, making it easier to navigate and aligning the content more closely to the AUR Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package.

The content ensures full coverage of the latest vehicle computer systems and diagnostic techniques.

The blended learning package is more engaging than ever and provides access to a comprehensive library of digital resources to provide students with an immersive learning experience.

PART 1 Introduction to motor vehicles 
1 Motor vehicle components 
2 Workshop safety 
3 Workshop practices
4 Tools and their uses
5 Measuring and checking 
6 Friction and bearings 
7 Seals, gaskets and sealants
8 Fuels, fluids and lubricants
9 Service and maintenance
PART 2 Running gear
10 Tyres, wheels and balance
11 Brakes
12 Suspension systems
13 Steering systems
14 Wheel alignment
PART 3 Engines and engine systems
15 Engine fundamentals
16 Engine construction
17 General engine service
18 Cylinder head repair and overhaul procedures
19 Cylinder-block repair and overhaul
20 Cooling systems and servicing
21 Engine-lubricating systems
22 Intake, forced induction and exhaust systems and servicing
PART 4 Transmissions and drives
23 Clutches and service
24 Manual transmissions, transaxles, four-wheel and all-wheel drive service
25 Drive lines and shafts
26 Rear axle and final drive service
27 Automatic transmissions: torque converters
28 Automatic transmissions: mechanical
29 Automatic transmissions: hydraulics and controls
30 Automatic transmission service
PART 5 Petrol fuel and engine management
31 EFI and petrol fuel systems
32 Ignition systems
33 Emission controls
34 Diagnosis: petrol engines and other vehicle systems
PART 6 Diesel engines
35 Diesel engines: features
36 Diesel fuel systems
37 Diesel fuel system service
PART 7 Electrical basics
38 Basic electrics
39 Effects and applications of electric currents
40 Basic electronics and mechatronics
41 The battery
PART 8 Electrical systems
42 Starting systems
43 Charging systems and service
44 Body electrical systems and service
45 Instruments and warning systems
46 Vehicle computer systems
PART 9 Alternative drive systems
47 Hybrid, all-electric and fuel-cell vehicles
PART 10 Safety, security and convenience
48 Braking: ABS, traction control and vehicle stability
49 Air conditioning

ISBN: 9781760421502
ISBN-10: 1760421502
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 23rd May 2018
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.5  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 2.48
Edition Number: 10
Edition Type: Revised

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