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Auto Electricity and Electronics, A6, 5th Edition

Auto Electricity and Electronics, A6, 5th Edition
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By: James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-59070-912-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


Auto Electricity and Electronics deals with the operation, diagnosis, and service of the electrical, electronic, and computer control systems found on today's automobiles and light trucks, including OBD II diagnostic systems and advanced diagnostic procedures. It is a valuable resource for those preparing to take the ASE Certification Test A6, Electrical/Electronic Systems.
  • Covers on-board diagnostics and scan tools.
  • Provides a thorough explanation of sensor, actuator, and computer service.
  • Includes extensive coverage of advanced diagnostics and diagnostic equipment.
  • Correlates to the A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems area of the NATEF Task List.
  • Includes ASE-type review questions at the end of each chapter to prepare students for the ASE Certification Test.
  • Textbook includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD, with more than 200 pages of A6-related job sheets.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview of Electrical/Electronic Systems
  2. Electrical Principles
  3. Electric Circuits and Ohm's Law
  4. Electric Components
  5. Electronic Components and Principles
  6. Tools and Test Equipment
  7. Wiring and Wiring Repairs
  8. Manufacturer Service Information
  9. Basic Electrical Tests
10. Review of Safety
11. Automotive Computer Operation
12. Battery Technology
13. Starting Systems
14. Charging Systems
15. Ignition Systems
16. Fuel and Emission Control Systems Electronics
17. Lighting, Instrumentation, Navigation Systems
18. Wiper and Horn Systems
19. Power Accessories, Security Systems, and Entertainment Systems
20. Restraint System Electronics
21. Chassis System Electronics
22. Hybrid Drive Systems
23. On-Board Diagnostics and Scan Tools
24. Sensor, Actuator, Computer Service
25. Battery and Starting System Service
26. Charging System Diagnosis and Repair
27. Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair
28. Fuel and Emission Control Systems Electronics Service
29. Lighting System Diagnosis and Repair
30. Power Accessories and Sound System Diagnosis and Repair
31. Restraint System Service
32. Chassis Systems Diagnosis and Repair
33. Hybrid Drive Systems Diagnosis and Repair
34. Advanced Diagnostics
35. ASE Certification
36. Career Success

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Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
   sample Job 15 (PDF, 553 KB)
   sample Job 22 (PDF, 741 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 22 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 24 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 3.65 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

James E. Duffy - has devoted much of his professional life to developing educational materials that help people understand vocational and technical subjects. Mr. Duffy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University. After college, Mr. Duffy worked as an automotive instructor at Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and at Hillsborough Adult Education Center in Tampa, Florida. After teaching for several years, Mr. Duffy joined Goodheart-Willcox Publisher as a technical editor and eventually began writing textbooks. In addition to Modern Automotive Technology, Mr. Duffy's books include Auto Electricity and Electronics, Auto Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and Manual Drive Trains and Axles.


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Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 768 978-1-59070-912-2 $96.00$72.00
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription768 Purchase
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 768 978-1-61960-129-1 $48.00$36.00
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 768 978-1-60525-855-3 $96.00$72.00
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Workbook 314 978-1-59070-911-5 $24.00$18.00
* Instructor's Guide 304 978-1-59070-913-9 $90.00$67.50*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-59070-915-3 $248.00$186.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1840 questions 978-1-60525-051-9 $244.00$183.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 2220 slides 978-1-59070-916-0 $240.00$180.00*
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