TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 1st Edition
Russell Carrigan | John Eichelberger
ISBN-13: 9781401839895 | ISBN-10: 1401839894
© 2006 | Published |  336  Pages

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Automotive heating and air conditioning systems have undergone massive changes in both system design and components as a result of growing concerns for the environment, varying consumer preferences, and industry changes. TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning is a modular, performance-based approach to understanding, diagnosing, and repairing automotive-air conditioning systems. It examines the theory behind the operation of the latest generation of heating and air-conditioning systems, including how the theories are applied, and offers readers the opportunity to practice the skills that will enable them to compete in the air-conditioning service market. Material is developed in accordance with NATEF guidelines and takes into account all the criteria needed to adequately prepare readers for the ASE Heating and Air Conditioning A7 Certification Exam.



  • Introduction.Air Conditioning Principles.Air Conditioning Components.Electrical Systems.Air Conditioning Controls and Air Distribution Systems.Other HVAC Systems.Air Conditioning Diagnosis.Refrigerant Recycling and Recovery.Engine Cooling and Heating Systems.Heating and Cooling System Diagnosis and Repair.

    • Large numbers of short chapters divide complex material into manageable chunks of information for focused and detailed reading assignments
    • Shorter chapters can be taught in almost any order, providing instructors flexibility to pick and choose the material that best reflects the depth, direction, and pace of their courses
    • Extensive art programs with abundant drawings and photos appeal to visual learners
    • Special features such as "You Should Know" and "Interesting Facts" draw attention to important points deserving further emphasis
    • Each TechOne title begins with a section on Safety and Communication that stresses safe work practices, tool competence, and familiarity with workplace "soft skills" for future success as an automotive technician
    • A bilingual glossary offers Spanish translations of technical terms alongside their English counterparts
    • Each TechOne title has a corresponding Instructor’s Manual with CD-ROM that contains the answers to all chapter-end review questions and a complete correlation of the text to NATEF tasks, PowerPoint slides for classroom presentations, a computerized test bank, and adaptable Electronic Worksheets so instructors can create in-class assignments or homework
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

    • Instructor’s Manual with CD-ROM for Carrigan’s TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
      ISBN-10: 1401839908 | ISBN-13:9781401839901
      List Price = 175.95


    • Russell Carrigan is an automotive technology instructor at Texas State Technical College. He is also an ASE Master Certified Technician and has ASE Advanced Engine Performance certification.