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Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd Edition

By: Michael Crandell
ISBN: 978-1-63126-400-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2017
Subject: Automotive
Description
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, written by an ASE-Certified Master Collision Repair Technician, details the latest techniques in the field, in addition to traditional procedures. Content is organized around the ASE Collision Repair and Refinish Certification Tests (B Series)in order to provide students and experienced technicians an exam preparation tool. This comprehensive textbook includes an extensive chapter on estimating, providing instruction on this critical task. It also details repair techniques for mechanical systems, such as brake systems and cooling systems.
  • Correlates to the 2013 NATEF Collision Repair Task List
  • Features 200 new photos, illustrations, and charts
  • Includes a new chapter on fasteners, plus expanded coverage of aluminum panel repair and waterborne paint application
  • "Green Features" focus on environmental topics, such as recycling, regulations, and best practices
  • Includes new content on repairing hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Addresses today's new materials, including carbon fiber, carbon fiber reinforced polymers, sealants, adhesives, and sound deadeners
  • A chapter on employment provides students with the guidance they need to find and keep a position within the repair industry
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Text 944 978-1-63126-400-9 $124.00
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, written by an ASE-Certified Master Collision Repair Technician, details the latest techniques in the field, in addition to traditional procedures. Content is organized around the ASE Collision Repair and Refinish Certification Tests (B Series)in order to provide students and experienced technicians an exam preparation tool. This comprehensive textbook includes an extensive chapter on estimating, providing instruction on this critical task. It also details repair techniques for mechanical systems, such as brake systems and cooling systems.
  • Correlates to the 2013 NATEF Collision Repair Task List
  • Features 200 new photos, illustrations, and charts
  • Includes a new chapter on fasteners, plus expanded coverage of aluminum panel repair and waterborne paint application
  • "Green Features" focus on environmental topics, such as recycling, regulations, and best practices
  • Includes new content on repairing hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Addresses today's new materials, including carbon fiber, carbon fiber reinforced polymers, sealants, adhesives, and sound deadeners
  • A chapter on employment provides students with the guidance they need to find and keep a position within the repair industry
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The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Online Shop Manual
This manual provides students with hands-on practice of important collision repair and refinishing tasks. Pages can be printed on demand for assignments, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.
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This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
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  • Answer Keys. Chapter and Workbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
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Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64 bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 978-1-63126-413-9 $260.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 36 chapters, comprising over 1900 slides of instructional material.
The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

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Online Instructor Resources contents include:
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    • Instructor Resources
    • Correlation Charts
  • Chapter Resources
    • Answer Keys
    • Lesson Plans
    • Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint®
  • Assessment Software and Question Pools
    • ExamView® Assessment Suite
    • Question Pools for Other Learning Management Systems
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The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, shop manual, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
  • Resource Materials
    • Instructor Resources
    • Correlation Charts
  • Chapter Resources
    • Answer Keys
    • Lesson Plans
    • Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint®
  • Assessment Software and Question Pools
    • ExamView® Assessment Suite
    • Question Pools for Other Learning Management Systems
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Section 1-Introduction to Collision Repair
1. Introduction to Collision Repair
2. Safety
3. Vehicle Construction
4. Fundamentals of Collision Damage
5. General Purpose Tools and Equipment, Service Information
6. Fasteners
7. Welding and Cutting
Section 2-Nonstructural Repairs
8. Nonstructural Repair Tools, Equipment, and Materials
9. Nonstructural Panel Repair
10. Bolted Nonstructural Part Replacement
11. Welded and Bonded Nonstructural Panel Replacement
12. Plastic Repair
13. Glass
Section 3-Structural Repairs
14. Unibody/Frame Straightening Equipment
15. Measurements
16. Unibody Straightening
17. Full-Frame Repair
18. Structural Component Replacement
Section 4-Mechanical and Electrical Repairs
19. Steering and Suspension
20. Electrical System
21. Brakes
22. Cooling, Heating, and Air Conditioning Systems
23. Power Train
24. Restraint Systems
Section 5-Refinishing
25. Refinishing Tools and Equipment
26. Refinish Materials
27. Paint Mixing and Reducing
28. Spray Technique
29. Surface Preparation
30. Color Matching
31. Paint Application
32. Specialty Painting
33. Detailing
Section 6-Estimating and Certification
34. Estimating
35. ASE Certification
36. Employment Strategies and Employability Skills
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 4 (PPS, 5.17 MB)
PPS
Chapter 9 (PPS, 8.44 MB)
Correlations
Precision Exams
PDF
Collision Repair (PDF, 644 KB)
Tennessee New Waiver Policy
Texas
PDF
Collision Repair (PDF, 113 KB)
About the Author(s)

Michael Crandell - teaches face-to-face, blended, and online classes in General Biology and Fundamentals of A&P as a Professor of Biology at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois. He strives to make the classroom a welcoming environment, where each student is valued and encouraged. In 1999 and in 2015, he was awarded Carl Sandburg ICCTA Faculty of the Year. Crandell's other experiences include being an autobody repair instructor at Carl Sandburg College (for 19 years), a part-time biology instructor at Illinois Central College (for 25 years), and the vector control sanitarian at Peoria City/County Health Department (for 20 summers). Crandell has written several books and related manuals, including Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing. He has an associate's degree in Biology from Illinois Central College, a bachelor's degree in Biology from Illinois State University, and a master's degree in Environmental Biology from Eastern Illinois University.