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Overview

AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features extensive new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and current industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current NATEF Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards and Task Lists, this market-leading book provides detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles, using environmentally friendly water-based paints, and other cutting-edge methods and materials. Celebrated for its clear, reader-friendly explanations and detailed, accurate information, this proven guide also includes abundant full-color photos and illustrations to make even complex concepts easier to understand and apply. Available supplements include a tech manual with shop assignments and job sheets, as well as interactive online resources ideal for today's learners. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair—from initial evaluation and estimating, to structural and mechanical repairs, to repainting and refinishing—this trusted guide helps you quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures you need to succeed as a professional automotive technician.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418073534
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1056
  • Sales rank: 257,544
  • Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

James E. Duffy has written many of the top-selling automotive education textbooks on the market today. He is also a noted videographer who has produced over 100 vocational/technical video programs. He possesses a B.S. in industrial electronics and a B.S. in technology education from Indiana State University.

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Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Collision Repair: Introduction and Careers. 2. Vehicle Construction Technology. 3. Service Information, Specifications, Measurements. 4. Hand Tool Technology. 5. Power Tool Technology. 6. Compressed Air System Technology. 7. Body Shop Materials, and Fastener Technology. 8. Welding Equipment Technology. 9. Shop Safety and Efficiency. Part II: ESTIMATING. 10. Estimating Repair Costs. Part III: MINOR REPAIRS. 11. Working Sheet Metal. 12. Using Body Fillers. 13. Repairing Plastics. 14. Hood, Bumper, Fender, Lid, and Trim Service. 15. Door, Roof, and Glass Service. 16. Passenger Compartment Service. Part IV: MAJOR BODY FRAME REPAIRS. 17. Body/Frame Damage Measurement. 18. UniBody/Frame Realignment. 19. Welded Panel Replacement. 20. Restoring Corrosion Protection. Part V: MECHANICAL ELECTRICAL REPAIRS. 21. Chassis Service and Wheel Repair. 22. Electrical/Electronic System Operation and Service. 23. Restraint System Operation and Service. Part VI: REFINISHING. 24. Refinishing Equipment Technology. 25. Vehicle Surface Preparation and Masking. 26. Refinishing Procedures. 27. Color Matching and Custom Painting. 28. Paint Problems and Final Detailing. Part VII: COLLISION REPAIR PROFESSIONALISM. 29. Job Success and ASE Certification. 30. Hybrid Technology, Service Safety.

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