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Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, 4th Edition

Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, 4th Edition
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By: Chris Johanson

ISBN: 978-1-61960-763-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Auto Heating and Air Conditioning is a comprehensive text that focuses on operation, diagnosis, and service topics. It covers refrigeration, heating, and engine cooling system components; climate control electronics; refrigerant handling; and manual and automatic temperature control systems.
  • Correlated to section A7 of the ASE Task List, Heating and Air Conditioning.
  • Uses color-keyed illustrations to help clarify system operating phases, components, and airflow.
  • Emphasizes proper refrigerant recovery and recycling practices.
  • Includes information on electric compressors used in hybrid and electric vehicles.

Previous Edition
Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, A7, 3rd Edition

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Automotive Heating, Air Conditioning, and Ventilatio
  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

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 12 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 22 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Subscription
     LMS Integration (Web Link, Automotive)
  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, 533 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 514 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 535 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 533 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 473 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Master Auto. Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 533 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

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.


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Shop Manual 185 978-1-61960-769-9 $36.00$27.00
Workbook 176 978-1-61960-767-5 $30.00$22.50
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