ISBN: 978-1-63563-222-4

Format: Softcover

Copyright: 2019

Subject: Automotive

- Description
**Math for Automotive Technicians**is designed to help students learn and apply basic math skills. The first part of the text provides 12 lessons that develop a mastery of basic math skills in the context of automotive service. Coverage includes whole number operations, decimals, greater than/less than, tape measure fractions, conversion, graphs and tables, formulas, measurement, and comparing to specifications. The second part consists of 96 case studies that apply and extend the basic math skills with actual vehicle procedures, data, and specifications. For ease of integration with curricula based on the NATEF standards, the case studies are grouped into automotive service areas, such as chassis systems, engine mechanical, electrical, etc. Answers to odd-numbered practice problems are listed in the back of the text.- Units begin with Career Profiles based on interviews with practicing automotive technicians who explain how and why math is important to their work. The Career Profiles provide context and motivation for students and answer the question "why study math?"
- Word problems use realistic automotive examples; case study practice problems are well illustrated and correlate to the NATEF tasks lists.
- Word problems also reference Concern-Cause-Correction language, which integrates a diagnostic problem-solving model with mathematical problem-solving.
- Math for Automotive Technicians is well suited for use as either the core text in a dedicated applied math course or as a supplemental text in an automotive technology program.

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- Table of Contents
**Unit 1–Math Skill Lessons**Lesson 1–Addition

Lesson 2–Subtraction

Lesson 3–Multiplication

Lesson 4–Division

Lesson 5–Decimal Arithmetic

Lesson 6–Greater Than and Less Than

Lesson 7–Fractions

Lesson 8–Conversion

Lesson 9–Graphs and Tables

Lesson 10–Formulas

Lesson 11–Measurement

Lesson 12–Analyzing Specifications**Unit 2–Around the Shop**1. Work Uniforms–Addition

2. Shop Inventory–Subtraction

3. Scrap Metal Pricing–Multiplication

4. Paying for Professional Tools–Division

5. Flat-Rate Labor Times–Decimal Arithmetic

6. Customer Service Surveys–Greater Than and Less Than

7. Hose Length Calculations–Fractions

8. Fluid Volume–Conversion

9. Workplace Productivity–Graphs and Tables

10. Wage Earnings–Formulas

11. Shop Equipment–Measurement

12. Vehicle Identification Number–Analyze Specifications**Unit 3–Vehicle Maintenance**13. Repair Orders–Addition

14. Timing Belt Service Intervals–Subtraction

15. Maintenance Parts–Multiplication

16. Brake Pad Life–Division

17. Analyzing Battery Voltage–Decimal Arithmetic

18. Pressure Sensor Data Analysis–Greater Than and Less Than

19. Tire Tread Depth–Fractions

20. Torque Values–Conversion

21. Coolant Freeze Levels–Graphs and Tables

22. Torque–Formulas

23. Tires and Wheels–Measurement

24. Engine Tune-up–Analyze Specifications**Unit 4–Chassis**25. Unsprung Weight–Addition

26. Service Intervals–Subtraction

27. Tire Size Aspect Ratio–Multiplication

28. Stopping Distance Factors–Division

29. Alignment Angles–Decimal Arithmetic

30. Analyzing Tires–Greater Than and Less Than

31. Ride Height Measurements–Fractions

32. Linear Measurement–Conversion

33. Brake Fluid Testing–Graphs and Tables

34. Tire Diameter–Formulas

35. Disc Brake Micrometer–Measurement

36. Brake System–Analyzing Specification**Unit 5–Engine Mechanical**37. Valve Overlap and Duration–Addition

38. Camshaft Lobe–Subtraction

39. Rocker Arm Ratio–Multiplication

40. Compression Ratio–Division

41. Engine Block Calculations–Decimal Arithmetic

42. Piston Bore Clearance–Greater Than and Less Than

43. Engine Parts–Fractions

44. Engine Size–Conversion

45. Cooling System–Graphs and Tables

46. Engine Power and Efficiency–Formulas

47. Cam and Crank Journal–Measurement

48. Cylinder Bore–Analyzing Specifications**Unit 6–Electrical**49. Voltage Drop–Addition

50. Reference Voltage–Subtraction

51. Ohms Law Part 1–Multiplication

52. Ohms Law Part 2–Division

53. Applying Ohms Law–Decimal Arithmetic

54. Wire Gage–Greater Than and Less Than

55. Wire Length–Fractions

56. Temperature–Conversion

57. Graphing Ohms Law–Graphs and Tables

58. Electrical Resistance–Formulas

59. Digital Multimeter–Measurement

60. Electrical System Specifications–Analyzing Specifications**Unit 7–Engine Performance**61. Electronic Throttle Controls–Addition

62. Mass Air Flow Calculation–Subtraction

63. Ignition Coil Voltage–Multiplication

64. Analyzing Compression Testing–Division

65. Fuel Trim–Decimal Arithmetic

66. Spark Plug Gap–Greater Than and Less Than

67. Fuel Tank Capacity–Fractions

68. Pressure–Conversions

69. Engine Sensors–Graphs and Tables

70. Lambda–Formulas

71. Vacuum Pressure Gauge Reading–Measurement

72. Module Pinout Diagrams–Analyzing Specifications**Unit 8–Driveline**73. Multi-Disc Clutch Adjustments–Addition

74. Driveline Angle Calculations–Subtraction

75. Gear Ratio Torque–Multiplication

76. Differential Gear Ratios–Division

77. Hydraulic Pressure–Decimal Arithmetic

78. Planetary Gear Set Ratios–Greater Than and Less Than

79. Gear Ratio–Fractions

80. Odometer Distance–Conversions

81. Transmission Shift Solenoid–Graphs and Tables

82. Driveline Speed–Formulas

83. Gear Backlash–Measurement

84. Differential Backlash–Analyzing Specifications**Unit 9–Air Conditioning and Hybrid Technology**85. Air Conditioning System Oil–Addition

86. Compressor Clutch Air Gap–Subtraction

87. Hybrid Vehicle High-Voltage Battery–Multiplication

88. Electric Car Speed and Acceleration–Division

89. Cooling System Boiling Point–Decimal Arithmetic

90. Hybrid Vehicle Payback–Greater Than and Less Than

91. Evaporator and Condenser Area–Fractions

92. Refrigerant Weight–Conversions

93. Air Conditioning System Pressures–Graphs and Tables

94. Miles per Gallon Equivalent–Formulas

95. Air Conditioning Gauge Readings–Measurement

96. Hybrid Electric Fuel Economy–Analyzing Specifications- About the Author(s)