Total Automotive Technology / Edition 4by Anthony E. Schwaller, Schwaller
The theory and practice for all major systems and components of today's automobiles are introduced in this fully-updated revision by experienced author, Anthony Schwaller. The easy-to-read format divides content into manageable units covering automotive engines, mechanical and fluid engine systems, electrical engine systems, emissions and control, power… See more details below
The theory and practice for all major systems and components of today's automobiles are introduced in this fully-updated revision by experienced author, Anthony Schwaller. The easy-to-read format divides content into manageable units covering automotive engines, mechanical and fluid engine systems, electrical engine systems, emissions and control, power transmission, vehicle suspension and control, and vehicle accessory systems. New material includes hybrid vehicles, 42-volt electrical systems, different fuel types, and added electronics. A "Problems, Diagnosis, and Service" troubleshooting approach is used to deliver content that is also directly related to ASE certification exams and NATEF tasks.
- Cengage Learning
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- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.60(d)
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 WORKING in the AUTOMOTIVE SHOP: Introduction to the Automotive Industry.Working in the Automotive Industry.Introduction to the Automobile. Safety in the Automotive Shop.Fasteners, Gaskets, Seals, and Sealants.Bearings.Automotive Belts, Fittings, and Hoses.Common Hand Tools.Measuring Tools and Precision Instruments.Electrical Tools, Power and Pressing Tools, and Cleaning Equipment.Manuals and Specifications.SECTION 2 FUNDAMENTALS of AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: Converting Energy to Power.Gasoline Engine Principles.Other Power Sources.Engine Performance.Engine Types.Basic Engine Construction.Cylinder Heads and Valves.Camshaft and Valve Drives.SECTION 3 MECHANICAL/FLUID ENGINE SYSTEMS: Principles of Lubrication.Lubrication System Operation.Cooling System Principles and Operation.Fuel Characteristics.Fuel Delivery Systems.Electronic Feedback Carburetors.Gasoline Fuel Injection Systems.Air Intake and Exhaust Systems.Turbocharger and Supercharging Systems.SECTION 4 ELECTRICAL ENGINE SYSTEMS: Electrical Principles.Computer Principles.Automotive Batteries.Ignition System Principles and Requirements.Electronic and Computerized Ignition Systems.Charging Systems.Starting Systems.SECTION 5 EMISSION and CONTROL SYSTEMS: Characteristics of Air Pollution.Emission Control Systems.Computerized Engine Control Systems.SECTION 6 POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS: Automotive Clutches.Manual Transmissions.Automatic Transmissions.Electronic and Computer-Controlled Transmissions.Drive Lines, Differentials, and Axles.Four-Wheel Drive Systems.SECTION 7 VEHICLE SUSPENSION and CONTROL SYSTEMS: Standard Braking Systems.Antilock Braking Systems.Suspension Systems.Steering Systems.Tires and Wheels.SECTION 8 VEHICLE ACCESSORY SYSTEMS: Air Conditioning Systems.Heating and Ventilation Systems.Cruise Control Systems.Auxiliary and Electrical Systems.
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