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Modern Automotive Technology, 8th Edition

By: James E. Duffy
ISBN: 978-1-61960-370-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2014
Subject: Automotive
Description
Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive textbook uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. The new edition of Modern Automotive Technology provides coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field and is correlated to the 2013 NATEF Task List. A new Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics section provides students with the background needed to troubleshoot and repair the complex electrical/electronic systems found on today's vehicles. Updated information on hybrid drive systems has been integrated throughout the textbook, and a new hybrid drive system service chapter details the diagnosis and repair of these important systems.

Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, Modern Automotive Technology is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians preparing for the ASE certification tests.
  • Contains six new chapters on electricity and electronics.
  • Covers 100% of the tasks on the 2013 NATEF Task List.
  • Includes ASE-type questions in every chapter.
  • Troubleshooting charts in each service chapter help students quickly diagnose problems.
Color is used throughout the text to enhance understanding and highlight important information.
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Text 1884 978-1-61960-370-7 $120.00
Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive textbook uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. The new edition of Modern Automotive Technology provides coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field and is correlated to the 2013 NATEF Task List. A new Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics section provides students with the background needed to troubleshoot and repair the complex electrical/electronic systems found on today's vehicles. Updated information on hybrid drive systems has been integrated throughout the textbook, and a new hybrid drive system service chapter details the diagnosis and repair of these important systems.

Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, Modern Automotive Technology is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians preparing for the ASE certification tests.
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The Online Student Center for Modern Automotive Technology 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.

Instructional materials included are:

Premium 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. Added to this are interactive features, such as animations or videos, which engage students and facilitate learning. 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 assignments, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Online Comprehensive Shop Manual
This is an exact reproduction of the printed shop manual with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignments, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

DVOM Simulations
The DVOM Simulations contain 12 simulations that consist of 24 individual problems. They give students valuable experience performing voltage, amperage, and resistance measurements with a simulated multimeter. Students can practice installing the test leads in the correct meter jacks, selecting the proper meter function, preparing the circuit, and placing the test probes in the circuit without fear of damaging the meter.

Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-61960-453-7 $192.00

The Online Student Center for Modern Automotive Technology 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.

Instructional materials included are:

Premium 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. Added to this are interactive features, such as animations or videos, which engage students and facilitate learning. 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 assignments, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Online Comprehensive Shop Manual
This is an exact reproduction of the printed shop manual with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignments, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

DVOM Simulations
The DVOM Simulations contain 12 simulations that consist of 24 individual problems. They give students valuable experience performing voltage, amperage, and resistance measurements with a simulated multimeter. Students can practice installing the test leads in the correct meter jacks, selecting the proper meter function, preparing the circuit, and placing the test probes in the circuit without fear of damaging the meter.

Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-61960-691-3 $248.00
Bundle includes a copy of Modern Automotive Technology Textbook and Online Student Center.
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Maintenance and Light Repair Shop Manual 432 978-1-61960-990-7 $40.00

The Modern Automotive Technology MLR Shop Manual: Maintenance and Light Repair Job Sheets for Performance-Based Learning covers 100% of the tasks in the 2013 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair Task List. It is designed specifically for use in MLR-accredited training programs, as well as programs seeking MLR accreditation.

This manual is divided into eight sections that correspond to the ASE certification areas and eight areas of the NATEF Task List. Each section of the manual is further divided into a number of jobs. Each job is a hands-on activity that covers one or more NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair Tasks. The eight sections of the manual and jobs they contain are color coded to make it easy to locate specific content.

Each job in this manual is designed to be accomplished in a single lab session. Check boxes are provided in the left-hand column of the jobs so the student can mark off tasks as they are performed. Blanks are provided for recording service-related information.

In addition, three types of special notices appear throughout the jobs in this manual. These notices point out special information or safety considerations for the task being performed. They are color coded according to the type of information being provided.

Bundle (Text + Maintenance and Light Repair Shop Manual) 978-1-61960-690-6 $144.00
Bundle includes a copy of Modern Automotive Technology Textbook and the Maintenance and Light Repair Shop Manual.
Workbook 788 978-1-61960-375-2 $32.00
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Bundle (Text + Workbook) 978-1-61960-666-1 $128.00
Bundle includes a copy of Modern Automotive Technology Textbook and Workbook.
Canadian Red Seal Review CD 978-1-61960-570-1 $24.96 *
The Modern Automotive Technology Red Seal Student CD contains sample Red Seal questions that are correlated to the Modern Automotive Technology textbook chapters. These sample questions will help prepare you for the questions encountered on the Interprovincial Red Seal Examination. The files are provided in DOCX format. This type of file will require compatible programs. Right-click a link to view additional options: open the file in a new tab or save the file to a new location.
Also included on this CD is a link to a chart correlating the 2014 edition of the Modern Automotive Technology textbook to the latest National Occupation Analysis (NOA) tasks for Automobile Service Technicians. This chart will help you locate pertinent information in the textbook. By using this product, you agree to the end-user license agreement.
Bundle (Text + Canadian Red Seal Review CD) 978-0-19901-800-0 $159.94 *
Bundle includes a copy of Modern Automotive Technology Textbook and Canadian Red Seal Review CD.
Canadian Red Seal Review Instructor's Resources 978-1-61960-571-8 $260.00 *
The Modern Automotive Technology Red Seal Instructor's Resources contain an assortment of instructor materials. Resource materials include Instructor’s Resources; National Occupation Analysis (NOA), NATEF, and ASE Correlation Charts; and NATEF Competency Checklists. Chapter resource content includes answers to the textbook review and ASE-type questions, the Instructor's Annotated Workbook, Lesson Plans, and answers to the Modern Automotive Technology Red Seal Student CD questions. Files are provided in various formats (PDF, DOCX, XLSX). These types of files will require compatible programs. Right-click a link to view addition options: open the file in a new tab or save file to a new location. By using this product, you agree to the end-user license agreement.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 788 978-1-61960-376-9 $100.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-380-6 $264.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in PDF format.
  • NATEF and ASE Correlation Charts. Charts provided in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • NATEF Competency Checklists. Checklists provided in Microsoft Word (DOCX) and Excel (XLSX) formats.
  • 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 3205 test questions 978-1-61960-381-3 $266.64 *
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 CD includes 88 test banks with over 3205 questions.

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Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 4430 slides 978-1-61960-382-0 $260.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 88 chapters, comprising over 4430 slides of instructional material.

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), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 4430 slides 978-1-61960-383-7 $780.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 88 chapters, comprising over 4430 slides of instructional material.

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), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-61960-876-4 $128.00 *

The Online Instructor's Resources 1yr. Access Key Code provides 365 days of individual access to the classroom support materials used most, all in one convenient location.

Online Instructor's Resources contents include:
  • Resource Materials
    • Instructor Materials
    • NATEF and ASE Task Lists Correlation Charts
    • NATEF Task Lists Shop Manual Job Correlation Charts
    • NATEF MLR Competency Checklists
    • NATEF AST Competency Checklists
    • NATEF MAST Competency Checklists
    • ExamView® Assessment Suite v8.1 Software
  • Chapter Resources
    • Answer Keys
    • Annotated Workbook
    • Maintenance and Light Repair Lesson Plans
    • Automobile Service Technology Lesson Plans
    • Master Automobile Service Technology Lesson Plans
    • Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint
  • Online Course Materials
    • Teaching an Online Course Resources
    • Question Pools for Other Learning Management Systems
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Video Clip Library
Table of Contents

Section 1-Introduction to Automotive Technology
1. The Automobile
2. Automotive Careers and ASE Certification
3. Basic Hand Tools
4. Power Tools and Equipment
5. Auto Shop Safety
6. Automotive Measurement and Math
7. Service Information and Work Orders
8. Fasteners, Gaskets, Seals, and Sealants
9. Vehicle Maintenance, Fluid Service, and Recycling
10. Career Success
Section 2-Engine Technology
11. Engine Fundamentals
12. Engine Design Classifications
13. Engine Top End Construction
14. Engine Bottom End Construction
15. Engine Front End Construction
16. Engine Size and Performance Measurements
Section 3-Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics
17. Electrical Principles
18. Circuit Types and Ohm's Law
19. Electrical and Electronic Components
20. Electrical Tools and Test Equipment
21. Wiring Diagrams and Wiring Repairs
22. Basic Electrical Tests
Section 4-Computer Control Technology
23. Computer System Fundamentals
24. On-Board Diagnostics and Scan Tools
25. Computer System Service
Section 5-Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology
26. Hybrid Drive Technology
27. Hybrid Drive Systems Diagnosis and Repair
28. 12-Volt and HV Battery Technology
29. 12-Volt and HV Battery Service
30. Starting System Technology
31. Starting System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
32. Charging System Technology
33. Charging System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
34. Ignition System Technology
35. Ignition System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
36. Lights, Instrumentation, Wipers, and Horns-Operation and Service
37. Sound Systems and Power Accessories-Operation and Service
38. Security and Navigation Systems
Section 6-Fuel, Exhaust, and Induction System Technology
39. Automotive Fuels, Combustion Efficiency
40. Fuel Tanks, Pumps, Lines, and Filters
41. Gasoline Injection Fundamentals
42. Gasoline Injection Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
43. Diesel Injection Fundamentals
44. Diesel Injection Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
45. Exhaust Systems-Construction, Operation, and Repair
46. Turbochargers and Superchargers-Construction, Operation, and Repair
Section 7-Cooling and Lubrication System Technology
47. Cooling System Technology
48. Cooling System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
49. Lubrication System Technology
50. Lubrication System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
Section 8-Emission Control System Technology
51. Emission Control System Technology
52. Emission Control System Diagnosis, Testing, and Repair
Section 9-Engine Troubleshooting and Performance
53. Engine Performance and Driveability
54. Advanced Diagnostics
55. Engine Tune-Up
Section 10-Engine Service and Repair
56. Engine Mechanical Problems
57. Engine Removal, Disassembly, and Cleaning
58. Engine Short Block Rebuilding
59. Engine Top End Rebuilding
60. Engine Front End Service
61. Engine Reassembly, Installation, and Break-In
Section 11-Drive Train and Axle Technology
62. Clutch Technology
63. Clutch Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
64. Manual Transmission Technology
65. Manual Transmission Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
66. Automatic Transmission Technology
67. Automatic Transmission Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
68. Drive Shaft and Transfer Case Technology
69. Drive Shaft and Transfer Case Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
70. Differential and Rear Drive Axle Technology
71. Differential and Rear Drive Axle Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
72. Transaxle and CV-Axle Technology
73. Transaxle and CV-Axle Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
Section 12-Suspension and Steering Technology
74. Tire, Wheel, and Wheel Bearing Fundamentals
75. Tire, Wheel, and Wheel Bearing Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
76. Suspension System Technology
77. Suspension System Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
78. Steering System Technology
79. Steering System Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
80. Wheel Alignment
Section 13-Brake System Technology
81. Brake System Fundamentals
82. Brake System Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
83. Anti-Lock Brakes, Traction, and Stability Control-Operation and Repair
Section 14-Heating and Air Conditioning Technology
84. Heating and Air Conditioning Fundamentals
85. Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
Section 15-Safety Systems and Future Technology
86. Restraint System Fundamentals
87. Restraint System Diagnosis, Service, and Repair
88. New and Future Technologies
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 22 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 25 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 30 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Sample Video Clip
Online Learning Suite Tour (Sample Video Clip, 00:01:40)
Sample Video Clip
Four-Stroke Engine Operation (Sample Video Clip, 00:01:50)
Sample Video Clip
Testing a Magnetic Sensor (Sample Video Clip, 00:00:17)
Sample Video Clip
Brake Light Switch Action (Sample Video Clip, 00:00:19)
Sample Video Clip
Performing an Oil and Filter Change (Sample Video Clip, 00:02:59)
Sample Video Clip
Disc Brake Service (Sample Video Clip, 00:02:30)
Sample Video Clip
Preparing a Vehicle for Delivery (Sample Video Clip, 00:00:52)
Sample Video Clip
DVOM Tour (Sample Video Clip, 0:02:22)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 68 (PPS, 2.82 MB)
Correlations
Comparison Chart
Florida
Idaho
Mississippi
NATEF Standards
New Mexico
Red Seal
Texas
About the 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.