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Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual,
5th Edition

Chris Hadfield

ISBN-13: 9781285442297 | ISBN-10: 1285442296

Copyright 2016

| Published 2015

| 960 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

The 5th edition of BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS is a comprehensive Classroom Manual/Shop Manual set provides an accessible overview of automotive systems to prepare you for all aspects of work in the field. The Classroom Manual explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system, while the Shop Manual covers the hands-on diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures that relate to them. Assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology, this clear and engaging book addresses fundamental skills and maintenance and the application of key theories.

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Meet the Authors

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Christopher Hadfield is director the Minnesota Transportation Center of Excellence. Previous to this appointment, he was dean of career and technical education in Brainerd, Minnesota, capping a decade of experience as an automotive technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including stints as department chair and program coordinator.

  • Coverage of hybrid vehicles and emerging technologies, along with revised and updated coverage of electronic engine controls, prepares students for today's workplace.
  • This edition's full color design with new photographs and updated line art helps readers better visualize processes and procedures.
  • Includes all new Job Sheets that are focused on skill building.
  • Content cross references current industry practices to help the student understand and practice real-world workplace competencies.
  • Fully updated to align with the new ASE Education Foundation accreditation model introduced in 2012, the Fifth Edition is primarily coordinated with ASE Education Foundation's Maintenance and Light Repair program option.
  • Fully updated to align with the new ASE Education Foundation accreditation model introduced in 2012, the Fifth Edition is primarily coordinated with ASE Education Foundation's Maintenance and Light Repair program option.
  • Extensive coverage of vehicle computer details includes a detailed description of signals, actuators, sensors, and other computer system components.
  • A full color design with new photographs and updated line art makes visualizing processes and procedures easier.
  • Coverage of hybrid vehicles and emerging technologies, along with revised and updated coverage of electronic engine controls, prepares you for today's workplace.
  • Technical and task-focused information in this book can be easily applied to the world of work prepares you for employment or that first promotion.

Table of Contents

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1. Automotive Systems and Operations.
2. The Automotive Business.
3. Automotive Tools and Equipment.
4. Measurements and Precision Measuring Devices.
5. Fasteners.
6. Automotive Bearings and Sealants.
7. Automobile Theories of Operation.
8. Power System Operation and Subsystems.
9. Brakes.
10. Suspension and Steering.
11. Powertrains.
12. Auxiliary Systems and Climate Control.
Glossary.
Index.

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.

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