Automotive Electricity & Electrons Classroom Manual [With Shop Manual] / Edition 6 available in Paperback
Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems in today's automobiles. 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 electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date technical information, and hundreds of detailed illustrations and vibrant photographs, 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 techniquesincluding audio and infotainment systems, LED and adaptive lighting, hybrid and electric vehicles, and accessory systemsthe Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks.
About the Author
Barry Hollembeak has been involved in the automotive repair industry for more than 40 years and has provided technical training to dealership technicians for 20 years. Mr. Hollembeak entered the automotive technology field in 1974 as a service technician, working in both fleet and independent repair shops before opening his own repair facility. After selling his business and retiring as a technician, he became an instructor and author, teaching automotive technology at the post-secondary level for five years and serving as director of education for two years. Mr. Hollembeak then entered manufacturer training. He currently owns his own training development company, which provides both written training materials and eLearning courses to the aftermarket automotive repair industry. Mr. Hollembeak is a Master and Advanced Engine Performance Certified Technician with ASE; serves as an advisory board member for Arapahoe Community College's automotive technology program; and is involved with the College Automotive Program, AYES, and SkillsUSA. Mr. Hollembeak has been a guest speaker for NATEF, CATS, and several other organizations.
Table of Contents
Classroom Manual. Preface. 1. Introduction to Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems. 2. Basic Theories. 3. Electrical and Electronic Components. 4. Wiring and Circuit Diagrams. 5. Automotive Batteries. 6. Starting Systems and Motor Designs. 7. Charging Systems. 8. Lighting Circuits. 9. Introduction to The Body Computer. 10. Computer Inputs. 11. Vehicle Communication Networks. 12. Advanced Lighting Circuits. 13. Instrumentation and Warning Lamps. 14. Accessories. 15. Radio Frequency and Infotainment Systems. 16. Passive Restraint Systems. 17. Vehicles with Alternative Power Sources. Glossary of Terms. Index. Shop Manual. Preface. 1. Safety. 2. Special Tools and Procedures. 3. Basic Electrical Troubleshooting and Service. 4. Wiring Repair and Reading Circuit Diagrams. 5. Battery Diagnosis and Service. 6. Starting System Diagnosis and Service. 7. Charging System Testing and Service. 8. Lighting Circuits Repair and Diagnosis. 9. Body Computer System Diagnosis. 10. Sensor Diagnostic Routines. 11. Vehicle Multiplexing Diagnostics. 12. Advanced Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Service. 13. Instrumentation and Warning Lamp System Diagnosis and Repair. 14. Electrical Accessories Diagnosis and Repair. 15. Servicing Radio Frequency and Infotainment Systems. 16. Servicing Passive Restraint Systems. 17. Hybrid and High-Voltage System Service. Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination. Appendix B: Metric Conversions. Appendix C: Electrical and Electronic Special Tool Suppliers. Glossary of Terms. Index.