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Today's Technician: Advanced Engine Performance Classroom Manual and Shop Manual,
2nd Edition

Mark Schnubel

ISBN-13: 9780357125830 | ISBN-10: 0357125835

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 464 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

Part of the popular Today's Technician series, this reader-friendly text provides an in-depth guide to advanced performance topics such as drivability, emissions testing, and engine diagnostics. In addition to a thorough review of on-board diagnostic generation II (OBD II) continuous monitors and non-continuous monitors strategies, the text includes a chapter on emission control and evaporative systems, as well as detailed information on OBD II generic diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) identification and diagnosis and malfunction indicator light strategies. To help you gain essential knowledge while honing practical job skills, the text includes both a Classroom Manual and a hands-on Shop Manual. The Second Edition features new and updated material to help you prepare for professional success by mastering the latest technology and industry trends, including variable valve and camshaft timing designs, variable displacement and variable lift engine designs currently in production, and advanced on-board diagnostic scanners and digital storage oscilloscopes.

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Meet the Authors

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Mark Schnubel is an associate professor and coordinator of the automotive technician and automotive management programs at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Connecticut. An ASE-Certified Master Automotive Technician, he has decades of experience in the automotive services industry and also holds a master’s degree in education. In addition to his activities as an author and educator, Schnubel has served as an adviser to the U.S. Department of Education on academic preparation for 12th graders planning to enter job-training programs after graduation.

  • The text provides a detailed explanation of various designs of variable valve and camshaft timing, as well as variable displacement and variable lift engine designs currently in production.
  • The author provides useful background on the reasons today's vehicles have emission control systems, including federal regulations mandating such systems under the Clean Air Act and subsequent revisions.
  • The Second Edition includes expanded coverage of ignition systems and fuel systems, including a detailed explanation of gasoline direct fuel injection systems and their modes of operation.
  • This thorough, practical text is designed to help readers gain an advanced understanding of on-board diagnostic generation II (OBD II) continuous monitors and non-continuous monitors strategies.
  • In-depth explanation of various designs of variable valve and camshaft timing as well as variable displacement and variable lift engine designs currently in production.
  • The text content aligns ASE Education Foundation accreditation requirements, as well as task lists for ASE Advanced Engine Performance Specialist (L1) certification.
  • Classroom and Shop Manuals include page number cross-references, making it easy to connect content on automotive theory to practical repair information.
  • In-depth coverage of emission control and evaporative systems is provided in a dedicated chapter for greater emphasis and focus.
  • The text reviews diagnosis of fuel and air induction systems and ignition systems in depth to help readers master the fundamentals of advanced engine performance and emission systems.
  • A complete ASE Practice Exam in the Shop Manual helps readers prepare for L1 certification.
  • To help prepare readers for professional success, the text includes thorough coverage of OBD II generic diagnostic trouble codes identification and diagnosis, as well as malfunction indicator light strategies.

Table of Contents

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Classroom Manual
1. Overview of topics to be covered.
2. Basic operational Theories.
3. History of On-Board Diagnostics.
4. On-Board Diagnostic Scanners and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes.
5. Computers and Input Sensors.
6. Ignition System and Related Input Sensors/Output Actuators Diagnosis.
7. Fuel System and Related Input Sensors/Output Actuators Diagnosis.
8. Emission Control and Evaporative Systems.
9. Strategies of On-Board-Diagnostic Continuous Monitors.
10. Strategies of On-Board-Diagnostic Non-Continuous Monitors.
11. I/M Failure Diagnosis and Five-Gas Exhaust Analysis.
Appendix.
Appendix I: OBD II acronyms.
Appendix II: Generic OBD II Codes.
Appendix III: DaimlerChrysler P1 OBD II Codes.
Appendix IV: Vehicles with Known Readiness Issues.
Appendix V: EPA Milestones.
Appendix VI: Oregon Study.
Appendix VII: State IM Programs.

Shop Manual
1. Safety and Shop Practices.
2. Special Tools and Procedures.
3. On-Board Diagnostics and Emissions Tests.
4. On-Board Diagnostic Scanners and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes.
5. Computers and Input Sensor Diagnosis and Service.
6. Ignition System and Related Input Sensors/Output Actuators Diagnosis.
7. Fuel System and Related Input Sensors/Output Actuators Diagnosis.
8. Emission Control and Evaporative Systems Diagnosis and Service.
9. Strategies of On-Board-Diagnostic Continuous Monitors.
10. Strategies of On-Board-Diagnostic Non-Continuous Monitors.
11. I/M Failure Diagnosis and Five-Gas Exhaust Analysis.

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