Automotive Technology: A System Approach: First Canadian Edition by Jack ErjavecAutomotive Technology: A System Approach: First Canadian Edition by Jack Erjavec

Automotive Technology: A System Approach: First Canadian Edition

byJack Erjavec, Martin Restoule, Al Playter

Hardcover | December 21, 2006

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The second Canadian edition of AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures for contemporary automobiles. This new edition features updates that reflect the most recent technological developments in the industry, including state-of-the-art coverage of hybrid vehicles, GPS systems, electronic ignition systems, DIS, fuel injection systems and more: all with a Canadian approach. Chapters cover the theory, diagnosis and service of all system areas for automobiles and light trucks. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and many other topics that reflect the most recent changes in the industry as well as the many elements unique to the role of a Canadian professional automotive technician. The essential must have information contained in this book will help readers understand and efficiently diagnose and service yesterday's, today's, and tomorrow's automotive systems and vehicles in the Canadian market.
Title:Automotive Technology: A System Approach: First Canadian EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.8 × 11.25 × 1.9 inPublished:December 21, 2006Publisher:Nelson Education Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0176104399

ISBN - 13:9780176104399

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Table of Contents

Section One: Automotive Technology Chapter 1: Careers in the Automotive IndustryChapter 2: Workplace Skills Chapter 3: Working Safely in the ShopChapter 4: Automotive Systems and Preventive MaintenanceChapter 5: Hand Tools and Shop EquipmentChapter 6: Diagnostic Equipment and Special ToolsChapter 7: Basic Theories and MathSection Two: Engines Chapter 8: Automotive Engine Designs and DiagnosisChapter 9: Engine DisassemblyChapter 10: Short BlocksChapter 11: Cylinder Heads, Camshafts, and Valve TrainsChapter 12: Lubricating and Cooling SystemsChapter 13: Engine Sealing and ReassemblySection Three: Electricity Chapter 14: Basics of Electrical SystemsChapter 15: Basics of Electronics & Computer SystemsChapter 16: General Electrical System Diagnostics and ServiceChapter 17: Batteries: Theory, Diagnosis, and ServiceChapter 18: Starting SystemsChapter 19: Charging SystemsChapter 20: Lighting Systems Chapter 21: Electrical Instrumentation Chapter 22: Electrical Accessories Chapter 23: Restraint Systems: Theory, Diagnosis, and ServiceSection Four: Engine Performance Chapter 24: Ignition Systems Chapter 25: Ignition System Diagnosis and Service Chapter 26: Fuels and other Energy SourcesChapter 27: Fuel Delivery SystemsChapter 28: Electronic Fuel InjectionChapter 29: Fuel Injection Diagnosis and ServiceChapter 30: Diesel Engines Chapter 31: Intake and Exhaust SystemsChapter 32: Emission Control Systems Chapter 33: Emission Control Systems Diagnosis and ServiceChapter 34: On-Board Diagnostic SystemsChapter 35: On-Board Diagnostic System Diagnosis and ServiceSection Five: Manual Transmissions And Transaxles Chapter 36: ClutchesChapter 37: Manual Transmission and TransaxlesChapter 38: Manual Transmission and Transaxle ServiceChapter 39: Drive Axles and DifferentialsSection Six: Automatic Transmissions And Transaxles Chapter 40: Automatic Transmissions and TransaxlesChapter 41: Automatic Transmission and Transaxle ServiceChapter 42: Four- and All-Wheel DriveSection Seven: Suspension And Steering Systems Chapter 43: Tires and Wheels Chapter 44: Suspension Systems Chapter 45: Steering Systems Chapter 46: Wheel AlignmentSection Eight: Brakes Chapter 47: Brake SystemsChapter 48: Drum BrakesChapter 49: Disc BrakesChapter 50: Antilock Brake, Traction Control, and Stability Control SystemsSection Nine: Passenger Comfort Chapter 51: Heating and Air ConditioningChapter 52: Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service