An encyclopedia of collision repair, this book offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on auto body topics. Everything from the basics of auto construction, tools and safety to the most advanced topics of estimating, body alignments, panel replacement, plastics and refinishing are covered in a logical, step-by-step approach. This text focuses on preparing the reader for the ASE certification exam.
|Publisher:||Delmar Cengage Learning|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.92(w) x 11.37(h) x 1.54(d)|
About 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.
Robert Scharff, a technical writer since 1946, is the author of over 300 books.
Table of Contents
Body/Paint Work & Safety. Understanding Automobile Construction. Body Shop Tools. Body Shop Power Tools. Compressed Air Supply Equipment. Body Shop Materials. Welding Equipment & Its Use. Basic Sheet Metal Work. Minor Body Repairs. Diagnosing Major Collision Damage. Body Alignment. Panel Replacement & Adjustment. Analyzing Mechanical. Electrical & Electronic Components. Repairing Auto Plastics. Other Body Shop Repairs. Restoring Corrosion Protection. Automobile Refinishing Materials. Refinishing Equipment & Its Use. Surfacing Refinishing Preparation. Application Of Color Coats. Estimating Auto Body Repair And Refinishing Costs.