Loading...

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual,
6th Edition

Mark Schnubel

ISBN-13: 9781285438108 | ISBN-10: 1285438108

Copyright 2015

| Published 2014

| 1088 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

This text covers both the theory and procedures related to the diagnosis and service of automotive suspension and steering systems, using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop. The first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of suspension and steering systems, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensions—the Sixth Edition also aligns with area A4 of the ASE Education Foundation 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair suspension and steering systems in today’s automobiles.

Read More

Meet the Authors

Show More Show Less

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 Sixth Edition features extensive updates to reflect new and emerging technology and service techniques, including material on basic electrical theory, hybrid and electric vehicle safety, tire plus sizing and rim offset considerations, computer-controlled suspensions, radar and laser crash avoidance systems, and self-parallel parking.
  • In addition to consolidating coverage of alignment into two chapters for streamlined presentation, the text features a new, highly versatile modular structure, making it easier to select specific topics and cover them in a sequence tailored to the unique needs of your courses and students.
  • New full-color photos, illustrations, tables, charts, and diagrams have been added throughout the text to provide valuable reinforcement of chapter material for today’s visual learners.
  • The author has added and revised information to align with ASE Education Foundation’s 2012 accreditation model, including new and updated job sheets to reflect specific AST and MAST tasks as practiced by today’s automotive technicians.
  • Numerous new study review questions, forms, task examples, and job sheets are included to help students review chapter material, assess and apply their understanding of key concepts and procedures, and identify any areas that need additional reinforcement.
  • Detailed information on increasingly common technology—such as active steering systems, four wheel active steering (4WAS), PAX tire systems, adaptive cruise control (ACC), lane departure warning systems, telematics, electric-drive power steering pumps, electronic wheel alignment equipment, and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS)—prepares students for a seamless and successful transition from the classroom to the professional repair shop.
  • This comprehensive, versatile text is ideal for both classroom and hands-on learning, with a dedicated Classroom Manual covering theory and application of automotive suspension and steering systems, and a separate Shop Manual focused on real-world service, diagnosis, and repair procedures.
  • The text provides thorough coverage of the 2012 ASE Education Foundation Automobile Program Standards for Suspension and Steering Systems and includes a full ASE practice exam, providing ideal preparation for students and professionals alike interested in pursuing ASE certification—as well as offering a reliable, up-to-date reference for today’s technicians.
  • Full-color drawings, photos, and schematics show modern suspension and steering technology and applications in accurate detail, bringing chapter material to life and making even complex concepts and procedures easier to understand and apply.

Table of Contents

Show More Show Less
1. Suspension and Steering Systems Introduction and Overview.
2. Basic Theories.
3. Tires and Wheels.
4. Wheel Bearings.
5. Shock Absorbers and Struts.
6. Front Suspension Systems.
7. Rear Suspension Systems.
8. Steering Columns and Steering Linkages.
9. Four Wheel Alignment Part I.
10. Four Wheel Alignment Part II.
11. Computer-Controlled Suspension Systems.
12. Power Steering Pumps.
13. Rack and Pinion Steering Gears and Four Wheel Steering.
14. Recirculating Ball Steering Gears.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual

ISBN13:9781285438122
ISBN10:1285438124
This text covers both the theory and procedures related to the diagnosis and service of automotive suspension and steering systems, using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop. The first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of suspension and steering systems, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensions—the Sixth Edition also aligns with area A4 of the ASE Education Foundation 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair suspension and steering systems in today’s automobiles.

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Shop Manual

ISBN13:9781285438146
ISBN10:1285438140
The Shop Manual covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensions—the Sixth Edition also aligns with area A4 of the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair suspension and steering systems in today’s automobiles.

Online Companion Web Site for Schnubel's Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 6th

ISBN13:9781285438368
ISBN10:1285438361
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

ASE Certification Voucher: Standard Test – Academic, 2 terms Printed Access Card

ISBN13:9780357047170
ISBN10:0357047176
Cengage is committed to boosting employability, so students can land their first job in the transportation industry soon after graduation. One of the best ways to enhance student employability is through ASE certification! The ASE Certification Voucher provides students with access to the ASE Professional Level Certification Tests at a discounted price. The ASE Certification Voucher provide access to all ASE Certification tests except L1, L2, and L3 (advanced tests). Each voucher code includes one registration and one test fee.

Compare Buying Options

Show More Show Less

Pricing Options

Today's Technician

  • ISBN-10: 1285438108
  • ISBN-13: 9781285438108

Price USD$ 109.95

Buy

*Purchase not available for this country