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Auto Fundamentals, 11th Edition

By: Martin W. Stockel, Martin T. Stockel, and Chris Johanson
ISBN: 978-1-61960-820-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: Automotive
Description
Auto Fundamentals leads students through the design, construction, and operation of all major automotive systems. It is intended for those who need a sound foundation in the basics of automotive technology. The information in this textbook is easy to understand and applicable to all vehicles. Each automotive system in explained in detail, starting with its basic function and progressing to the construction and operation of its individual components.
  • This edition includes information on the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid drive technology and direct gasoline injections.
  • The text has been reorganized to improve comprehension and to emphasize current technologies.
  • An entire chapter devoted to exploring career opportunities and obtaining additional training in automotive technology is included.
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Text 656 978-1-61960-820-7 $106.64
Auto Fundamentals leads students through the design, construction, and operation of all major automotive systems. It is intended for those who need a sound foundation in the basics of automotive technology. The information in this textbook is easy to understand and applicable to all vehicles. Each automotive system in explained in detail, starting with its basic function and progressing to the construction and operation of its individual components.
  • This edition includes information on the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid drive technology and direct gasoline injections.
  • The text has been reorganized to improve comprehension and to emphasize current technologies.
  • An entire chapter devoted to exploring career opportunities and obtaining additional training in automotive technology is included.
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The Online Student Center for Auto Fundamentals 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.

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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.

Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-61960-824-5 $179.92
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Workbook 284 978-1-61960-825-2 $32.00
The Workbook for Auto Fundamentals provides a thorough study guide for the Auto Fundamentals textbook. It highlights important information, improves understanding, and simplifies the contents of the textbook. It contains many unique features designed to make your learning easier and more interesting. Each workbook chapter serves as an "open book" review of the corresponding textbook chapter. You are led through the text page by page, making sure you cover the most essential material. The questions and illustrations are organized by subject. The workbook is organized to correlate with the order of the textbook material. The illustrations in the workbook correspond to those in the textbook.
Bundle (Text + Workbook) 978-1-61960-826-9 $131.72
Bundle includes Student Textbook and Workbook.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 284 978-1-61960-827-6 $80.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-828-3 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1826 questions 978-1-61960-829-0 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 30 test banks with a total of 1826 questions. Please refer to the ExamView® Assessment Suite User's Guide (Manual.pdf) on this CD for features and functions of the ExamView® programs.

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*Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 2300+ slides 978-1-61960-830-6 $240.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 30 chapters, comprising over 2300 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.

System Requirements
Windows®: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-61960-770-5 $528.00 *

The Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom support materials used most, all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, annotated workbook, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.

Online Instructor Resources contents include:
  • Resource Materials
    • Instructor Resources
    • ExamView® Assessment Suite v8.1 Software and Question Bank Files
  • Chapter Resources
    • Answer Keys
    • Annotated Workbook
    • Lesson Plans
    • Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint®
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Table of Contents
1. Building an Engine
2. Design, Construction, and Application of Engine Components
3. Engine Classification, Parts Identification
4. Safety, Lab Procedures
5. Tool and Test Equipment Identification and Use
6. Engine Tests and Measurements
7. Electrical System Fundamentals
8. Computer Systems
9. Ignition Systems
10. Fuel Injection Systems
11. Fuel and Air Supply Systems
12. Cooling Systems
13. Lubrication Systems
14. Exhaust Systems
15. Emission Controls
16. Charging and Starting Systems
17. Chassis Electrical
18. Engine Clutches
19. Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
20. Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
21. Axles and Drives
22. Four-Wheel Drive
23. Brakes
24. Suspension Systems
25. Steering Systems
26. Wheels and Tires
27. Wheel Alignment
28. Air Conditioning and Heating
29. ASE Certification
30. Career Opportunities
Look Inside
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 25 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
About the Author(s)

Martin W. Stockel - was a leader in the field of industrial and vocational education. He graduated from San Jose University in San Jose, California, with a degree in Industrial Arts and Vocational Education, and completed additional coursework at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, and Gorham Teacher's College in Gorham, Maine. Mr. Stockel was employed as an industrial arts instructor for 18 years, teaching automotive technology, welding, drafting, and woodworking before becoming a school administrator. In addition to writing textbooks, Mr. Stockel was a contributor to both Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines.

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.

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.