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Auto Electricity and Electronics, 6th Edition

Auto Electricity and Electronics, 6th Edition
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By: James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-61960-747-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Auto Electricity and Electronics teaches the design, operation, and diagnosis of starting, charging, ignition, lighting, hybrid, and other major systems. On-board diagnostics, as well as advanced diagnostics and equipment, are covered.
  • Correlated to section A6 of the ASE Task List, Electrical/Electronic Systems.
  • Includes a full chapter on on-board diagnostics, detailing OBD II systems and emphasizing the use of scan tools to help pinpoint computer systems problems.
  • Chapter on advanced diagnostics covers the latest diagnostic equipment and techniques used to locate problems.
  • Two full chapters on hybrid drive systems, detailing the basic principles of operation and diagnosis and repair.

Previous Edition
Auto Electricity and Electronics, A6, 5th Edition

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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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 21 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 33 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Subscription
     LMS Integration (Web Link, Automotive)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 28 (PPS, 3.79 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


NATEF Standards
   PDF 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 545 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 539 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 545 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 544 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 539 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Master Auto. Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 546 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

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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