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Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual,
7th Edition

Jack Erjavec, Ken Pickerill

ISBN-13: 9781337792158 | ISBN-10: 1337792152

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 1040 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Seventh Edition. This proven resource includes practical, easy-to-understand coverage of topics aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation standards for the MLR/AST/MAST program accreditation levels, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every applicable ASE Education Foundation standard, while the Shop Manual includes Job Sheets to guide you through hands-on service and repair tasks. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, this trusted text will help you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for a successful industry career.

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Meet the Authors

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Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.

Ken Pickerill is a Certified Master Automotive Technician (with ASE Area L1 and X1) and an instructor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Mr. Pickerill was a technician for 22 years before entering the training field, and he has more than 40 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.

  • Many new end-of-chapter questions have been added to build on updated content and chapter objectives, instructors can access detailed rejoinder information through the free online supplement.
  • In addition to updates throughout the text to keep pace with recent technology advances and industry developments, the Seventh Edition features additional DTC coverage and a revised ASE practice test.
  • New transmissions are emphasized in the teardown and rebuilding section of the Shop Manual, offering valuable hands-on experience with models students are likely to encounter in their careers.
  • The authors have carefully reviewed and updated chapter objectives to ensure a close match with chapter content, so students can focus their efforts with confidence.
  • Job Sheets have been updated to align with the latest ASE Education Foundation tasks for the MLR, AST, and MAST program accreditation levels.
  • The Seventh Edition includes expanded coverage of the latest transmissions, and information on many older and less relevant units has been reduced or removed.
  • Extensive illustrations and step-by-step photo sequences are included for all major automatic transmission repair procedures and to help promote professional work practices.
  • To help students prepare for success on the job servicing today's advances transmissions, the text includes coverage of hybrid vehicle transmission designs, the Lepelletier gear setup, power split units, multiple continuously variable transmission (CVT) designs, and electronic control systems.
  • Job Sheets in the Shop Manual provide a detailed, step-by-step guide to common service procedures, allowing students to gain practical, hands-on experience.
  • A comprehensive Spanish/English glossary and inclusion of J11930 terminology help students master key terms, concepts, and skills they will need to succeed as professional technicians in today's industry.
  • The text includes extensive information to help students master the rebuilding and design of most major transmissions from Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan.
  • The text includes numerous features to help help students prepare for the ASE student certification test, including ASE-Style Review Questions and ASE Challenge Questions in the Shop Manual and an ASE Practice Text in the Appendix. In addition, he Instructor's Guide provides detailed rejoinder information on these questions.
  • Each chapter ends with a Summary and Review Questions to help students gauge their mastery of the content and identify any areas where additional support is needed.
  • Based on decades of industry experience, the authors have provided the most complete and up-to-date information on automatic transmission theory, diagnosis, and repair available in a single source.

Table of Contents

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Classroom Manual.
1. Drive Train Basics.
2. Drive Train Theory.
3. General Theories of Operation.
4. Transmission Electronics.
5. Transmission Designs.
6. Torque Converters and Oil Pumps.
7. Hydraulic and Electronic Controls.
8. Gears and Shafts.
9. Reaction And Friction Units.
10. Common Automatic Transmissions.
Glossary.
Index.

Shop Manual.
1. Safety.
2. Special Tools and Procedures.
3. Diagnosis, Maintenance, and Basic Adjustments.
4. Electrical and Electronic System Diagnosis and Service.
5. Rebuilding Transmissions.
6. Torque Converter and Oil Pump Service.
7. General Hydraulic System Service.
8. Gear and Shaft Service.
9. Friction And Reaction Unit Service.
10. Rebuilding Common Transmissions.
Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination.
Appendix B: Automatic Transmission Special Tool Suppliers.
Appendix C: Metric Conversions.
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.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM for Erjavec's Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 6th

ISBN13:9781305386662
ISBN10:1305386663
Contains all preparation tools to meet any instructor's classroom needs, including chapter presentations in PowerPoint with images; video clips and animations that coincide with each chapter's content coverage; a computerized test bank with hundreds of test questions; a searchable image library with all pictures from the text; theory-based worksheets in Word that provide homework or in-class assignments; the Job Sheets from the Shop Manual in Word, a 2012 NATEF Standards correlation chart linking the chapter and page numbers in the manuals, and an Instructor's Guide in electronic format.

Today's Technician

ISBN13:9781337792165
ISBN10:1337792160
Keeping pace with industry trends and professional developments nationwide, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL, Seventh Edition, offers easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of essential theory. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for successful industry careers. Chapters include up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Today's Technician

ISBN13:9781337792172
ISBN10:1337792179
Keeping pace with industry trends and professional developments nationwide, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Seventh Edition, combines a Classroom Manual that offers easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory, and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, ASE task-oriented service procedures. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for successful industry careers, including gaining hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. Job Sheets for the Seventh Edition have been updated to cover the latest ASE Education Foundation standards for the MLR, AST, and MAST program accreditation levels, and chapters include up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM for Erjavec/Pickerill's Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 7th

ISBN13:9781337792202
ISBN10:1337792209
The CD-ROM contains all preparation tools to meet any instructor's classroom needs, including chapter presentations in PowerPoint® with images; video clips and animations that coincide with each chapter's content coverage; a computerized test bank with hundreds of test questions; a searchable image library with all pictures from the text; theory-based worksheets in Word that provide homework or in-class assignments; the Job Sheets from the Shop Manual in Word; a 2017 ASE Education Foundation Standards correlation chart linking the chapter and page numbers in the manuals; and an Instructor's Guide in electronic format.

Instructor's Companion Website for Erjavec/Pickerill's Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

ISBN13:9781337792196
ISBN10:1337792195
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint® presentations, images, an instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

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ISBN10:1337792292
Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

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

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