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Auto Brakes, A5, 3rd Edition

By: Chris Johanson and Martin T. Stockel
ISBN: 978-1-60525-049-6
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2008
Subject: Automotive
Description
Auto Brakes explains the theory, operation, diagnosis, and service of modern brake systems. Coverage includes the latest developments in the area of brakes technology, including anti-lock brake systems (ABS) and traction control systems (TCS). This text can be used to learn brake system theory and service for ASE test preparation. Content is correlated to the NATEF Task List.
  • Extensive coverage of conventional and anti-lock brakes.
  • Review and ASE-type questions in all chapters.
  • Heavily illustrated to reinforce important concepts.
  • Uses logical troubleshooting processes in service chapters.
  • Textbook includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD, with more than 180 pages of A5-related job sheets.
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Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 512 978-1-60525-049-6 $96.00
Includes CD with more than 180 pages of A5-related job sheets. Auto Brakes explains the theory, operation, diagnosis, and service of modern brake systems. Coverage includes the latest developments in the area of brakes technology, including anti-lock brake systems (ABS) and traction control systems (TCS). This text can be used to learn brake system theory and service for ASE test preparation. Content is correlated to the NATEF Task List.

-Extensive coverage of conventional and anti-lock brakes.
-Review and ASE-type questions in all chapters.
-Heavily illustrated to reinforce important concepts.
-Uses logical troubleshooting processes in service chapters.
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The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
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Also included on this CD is the ExamView Assessment Suite.

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Windows:
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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1500 slides 978-1-59070-726-5 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 1500 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

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Windows:
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Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 1500 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Brake Systems
2. Shop Safety and Environmental Protection
3. Brake Tools, Shop Equipment, and Service Information
4. Hydraulic System Fundamentals
5. Master Cylinders, Calipers, and Wheel Cylinders
6. Master Cylinder, Caliper, and Wheel Cylinder Service
7. Power Assist Units
8. Power Assist Unit Service
9. Hydraulic Valves, Switches, Lines, and Hoses
10. Hydraulic Valve, Switch, Line, and Hose Service
11. Friction Brake Theory
12. Disc Brake System Components and Operation
13. Disc Brake Service
14. Drum Brake System Components and Operation
15. Drum Brake Service
16. Wheel Bearings and Oil Seals
17. Wheel Bearing and Oil Seal Service
18. Parking Brakes
19. Parking Brake Service
20. Brake System Electrical and Electronic Components
21. Anti-Lock Brake and Traction Control System Components and Operation
22. Anti-Lock Brake and Traction Control System Service
23. Troubleshooting Brake Systems
24. ASE Certification
25. Career Preparation
Look Inside
Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
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Introduction (PDF, 313 KB)
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Job 5 (PDF, 847 KB)
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Job 20 (PDF, 621 KB)
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Chapter 9 (PDF, 497 KB)
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Chapter 13 (PDF, 1.06 MB)
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About the Author(s)

Chris Johanson - has been involved in the automotive service business for more than 35 years, as a technician, instructor, and author. He has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Arts Education and has written several books on the subject of automotive technology. Mr. Johanson is an ASE-certified master technician and also has ASE certifications in Advanced Engine Performance and Light Vehicle Diesel Engines.

Martin T. Stockel - received his degree from College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California, and completed additional automotive-related coursework at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. He honed his automotive skills by working as a service technician at independent shops and automobile dealerships. In addition to Auto Fundamentals, Mr. Stockel is the coauthor of several automotive technology titles, including Auto Brakes and Auto Suspension and Steering.