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Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, A7, 3rd Edition

Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, A7, 3rd Edition
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By: Chris Johanson

ISBN: 978-1-60525-050-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2009
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


Auto Heating and Air Conditioning contains information on vehicle heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Coverage includes theory and service information on climate control electronics, refrigerant handling, and both manual and automatic temperature control systems.
  • Correlates to the A7 Heating and Air Conditioning section of the NATEF Task List.
  • Color-coded illustrations are used throughout to enhance understanding.
  • Encourages the use of service information (manuals, computers, etc.) along with the textbook.
  • Refrigerant recovery and recycling are stressed throughout.
  • Textbook includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD, with more than 180 pages of A7-related job sheets.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Automotive Heating, Air Conditioning, and Ventilation
  2. Shop Safety and Environmental Protection
  3. HVAC Tools, Equipment, and Service Information
  4. HVAC Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals
  5. Principles of Refrigeration
  6. Refrigerants, Refrigerant Oils, and Related Chemicals
  7. Hoses, Lines, Fittings, and Seals
  8. Compressors, Clutches, and Drives
  9. Evaporators, Condensers, Accumulators, and Receiver-Driers
10. Control Valves and Switches
11. Engine Cooling Systems and Vehicle Heaters
12. Air Delivery Systems
13. Manual HVAC Controls
14. Automatic Temperature Control Systems
15. Refrigeration System Diagnosis and Leak Detection
16. Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling, and Handling
17. Hose, Line, Fitting, and O-ring Service
18. Compressor and Clutch Service
19. Valve, Evaporator, Condenser, and Related Parts Service
20. Heater and Engine Cooling System Service
21. Air Delivery and Manual HVAC Control Service
22. Automatic Temperature Control System Service
23. Air Conditioning System Installation and Retrofitting
24. ASE Certification
25. Career Preparation

Look Inside

Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
   sample Chapter 3 (PDF, 1.17 MB)
   sample Chapter 15 (PDF, 1.24 MB)
   sample Job 6 (PDF, 1.18 MB)
   sample Job 13 (PDF, 781 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 15 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 8 (PPS, 942 KB)
   sample Chapter 12 (PPS, 1.05 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About 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.


School PriceOrder Quantity
Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 432 978-1-60525-050-2 $96.00$72.00
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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 432 978-1-61960-132-1 $48.00$36.00
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 432 978-1-60525-858-4 $96.00$72.00
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 432 978-1-61960-095-9 $128.00$96.00
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Workbook 176 978-1-60525-014-4 $24.00$18.00
* Instructor's Guide 140 978-1-60525-015-1 $90.00$67.50*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-017-5 $248.00$186.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1275 test questions 978-1-60525-020-5 $244.00$183.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 3300 slides 978-1-60525-018-2 $240.00$180.00*
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