Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning / Edition 8 available in Paperback
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Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning, 8/e provides a complete, state-of-the-art source on automotive heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, as well as the practical skills that students must master to be successful in the industry. The text focuses on the generic theory that underlies the operation, diagnosis, and repair of the units and subassemblies found in the many makes and types of vehicles students will likely encounter in their careers. Formatted to appeal to today's technical trade students, Halderman uses helpful tips and visuals to bring concepts to life and guide students through the procedures they'll use on the job.
This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which provides full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.
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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Heating and Air-Conditioning Principles 1
Chapter 2 The Refrigeration Cycle 12
Chapter 3 Air-Conditioning Compressors and Service 24
Chapter 4 Refrigerants and Refrigerant Oils 42
Chapter 5 A/C System Components, Operation, and Service 54
Chapter 6 Air Management System 76
Chapter 7 Engine Coolant 89
Chapter 8 Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis 98
Chapter 9 Heating System Operation and Diagnosis 122
Chapter 10 HVAC Electricity and Electronics 132
Chapter 11 Automatic Temperature Control Systems 156
Chapter 12 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle HVAC Systems 171
Chapter 13 Heating and Air-Conditioning System Inspection 184
Chapter 14 Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling, and Recharging 190
Chapter 15 A/C System Diagnosis and Repair 211
Appendix 1 Sample A7 ASE Certification-Type Test with Answers 229
Appendix 2 2013 NATEF Correlation Chart 234