ISBN-10:
0135056861
ISBN-13:
9780135056868
Pub. Date:
09/28/1996
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Automotive Engines: Theory and Servicing / Edition 3

Automotive Engines: Theory and Servicing / Edition 3

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Overview

Features of the new edition include:

  • The worktext accompanying the book contains shop assignments that are linked to each chapter in the text.
  • To enhance reader interest, special elements such as Tech Tips, Diagnostic Stories, and Frequently Asked Questions are found throughout.
  • NATEF guidelines are discussed and followed; and ASE-type practice questions are included.
  • Each book contains a coupon for access to an ASE test prep website so readers can better prepare for taking future tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135056868
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 8.51(w) x 11.13(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Jim Halderman brings a world of experience, knowledge, and talent to his work. His automotive service experience includes working as a flat-rate technician, a business owner, and a professor of automotive technology at a leading U.S. community college for more than 20 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio Northern University and a Master’s degree in Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Jim also holds a U.S. Patent for an electronic transmission control device. He is an ASE certified Master Automotive Technician and is also Advanced Engine Performance (L1) ASE certified. Jim is the author of many automotive textbooks, all published by Pearson Education. Jim has presented numerous technical seminars to national audiences, including the California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and the Illinois College Automotive Instructor Association (ICAIA). He is also a member and presenter at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT). Jim was also named Regional Teacher of the Year by General Motors Corporation and a member of the advisory committee for the department of technology at Ohio Northern University.

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PREFACE:

Preface

The fourth edition of Automotive Engines: Theory and Servicing includes many new tech tips, diagnostic stories, and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), plus photo sequences that help illustrate many engine service procedures.

Diagnostic Approach

This textbook was written to satisfy the need for problem diagnosis as its primary focus. Time and time again, the author has heard that diagnostic procedures and skill development are needed most in the automotive field. Diagnostic stories are included throughout to help illustrate how real problems are solved. Each new topic covers the parts involved plus the purpose, function, and operation as well as how to test and diagnose each system.

ASE Content Approach

This comprehensive textbook covers the material necessary for the Engine Repair (Al) area of certification as specified by ASE and NATEF The book also includes information on engine machining that will help the technician study for the Cylinder Head Specialist (Ml), Cylinder Block Specialist (M2), and Engine Assembly Specialist (M3) tests.

Multimedia System Approach

Over 30 photo sequences are included in the text. Many of these photo sequences are included on a videotape for instructors upon adoption of the textbook. A multimedia CD-ROM that accompanies and supplements the textbook is informative and also makes learning more fun for the student. The CD includes sound, 3-D animation, color live-action video sequences with narration, a waveform library, a glossary of automotive terms, sample ASE test questions; sample worksheets, and the ASE (NATEF) task list for theAutomotive Engine Repair and Engine Machinist series.

Internet (World Wide Web) Approach

Included with the book is a coupon that entitles the owner to free access to an ASE test preparation web site for an extended time period. Now you can practice and take the ASE certification tests with confidence. Included at this web site are ASE-type questions for Automobile Engine Repair (Al) and Engine Machinist series (Ml, M2, and M3). The questions are presented 10 at a time, then graded (marked). The correct answer is then given as you scroll back through the questions. This feature allows the students to study at their own pace.

Worktext Approach

A worktext is also included with the book. The worksheets included in the worktext help instructors and students apply the material presented to everyday-type activities and typical service and testing procedures plus typical results and a listing of what could be defective if the test results are not within the acceptable range. These sheets help build diagnostic and testing skills.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Shop Safety 1

Chapter 2 Environmental and Hazardous Materials 9

Chapter 3 Fasteners and Thread Repair 20

Chapter 4 H and Tools 32

Chapter 5 Power Tools and Shop Equipment 49

Chapter 6 Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting 60

Chapter 7 Measuring Systems and Tools 67

Chapter 8 Service Information 76

Chapter 9 Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings 85

Chapter 10 Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications 91

Chapter 11 Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis 105

Chapter 12 Gasoline, Alternative Fuels, and Diesel Fuels 126

Chapter 13 Coolant 151

Chapter 14 Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis 159

Chapter 15 Engine Oil 178

Chapter 16 Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis 192

Chapter 17 Engine Starting and Charging Systems 203

Chapter 18 Ignition System Operation and Diagnosis 227

Chapter 19 Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis 251

Chapter 20 Intake and Exhaust Systems 279

Chapter 21 Turbocharging and Supercharging 289

Chapter 22 Engine Condition Diagnosis 301

Chapter 23 I n-Vehicle Engine Service 319

Chapter 24 Engine Removal and Disassembly 329

Chapter 25 Engine Cleaning and Crack Detection 342

Chapter 26 Cylinder Head and Valve Guide Service 352

Chapter 27 Valve and Seat Service 368

Chapter 28 Camshafts and Valve Trains 393

Chapter 29 Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods 419

Chapter 30 Engine Blocks 437

Chapter 31 Crankshafts, Balance Shafts, and Bearings 453

Chapter 32 Gaskets and Sealants 473

Chapter 33 Balancing and Blueprinting 482

Chapter 34 Engine Assembly and Dynamometer Testing 494

Chapter 35 Engine Installation and Break-In 525

Appendix 1 Engine Repair (A1) Sample ase-Type Certification Test and Answers 531

Appendix 2 2013 NATEF Correlation Chart 535

Glossary 539

Index 555

Preface

PREFACE:

Preface

The fourth edition of Automotive Engines: Theory and Servicing includes many new tech tips, diagnostic stories, and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), plus photo sequences that help illustrate many engine service procedures.

Diagnostic Approach

This textbook was written to satisfy the need for problem diagnosis as its primary focus. Time and time again, the author has heard that diagnostic procedures and skill development are needed most in the automotive field. Diagnostic stories are included throughout to help illustrate how real problems are solved. Each new topic covers the parts involved plus the purpose, function, and operation as well as how to test and diagnose each system.

ASE Content Approach

This comprehensive textbook covers the material necessary for the Engine Repair (Al) area of certification as specified by ASE and NATEF The book also includes information on engine machining that will help the technician study for the Cylinder Head Specialist (Ml), Cylinder Block Specialist (M2), and Engine Assembly Specialist (M3) tests.

Multimedia System Approach

Over 30 photo sequences are included in the text. Many of these photo sequences are included on a videotape for instructors upon adoption of the textbook. A multimedia CD-ROM that accompanies and supplements the textbook is informative and also makes learning more fun for the student. The CD includes sound, 3-D animation, color live-action video sequences with narration, a waveform library, a glossary of automotive terms, sample ASE test questions; sample worksheets, and the ASE (NATEF) task list fortheAutomotive Engine Repair and Engine Machinist series.

Internet (World Wide Web) Approach

Included with the book is a coupon that entitles the owner to free access to an ASE test preparation web site for an extended time period. Now you can practice and take the ASE certification tests with confidence. Included at this web site are ASE-type questions for Automobile Engine Repair (Al) and Engine Machinist series (Ml, M2, and M3). The questions are presented 10 at a time, then graded (marked). The correct answer is then given as you scroll back through the questions. This feature allows the students to study at their own pace.

Worktext Approach

A worktext is also included with the book. The worksheets included in the worktext help instructors and students apply the material presented to everyday-type activities and typical service and testing procedures plus typical results and a listing of what could be defective if the test results are not within the acceptable range. These sheets help build diagnostic and testing skills.

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