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Modern Automotive Technology for Maintenance and Light Repair, 1st Edition

By: James E. Duffy
Copyright: 2017
Subject: Automotive
Description
Modern Automotive Technology for Maintenance and Light Repair is an easy-to-understand, up-to-date textbook detailing the construction and operation of automobiles and light trucks. It has been designed to help prepare aspiring technicians for exciting and productive careers in automobile technology. It also provides the information needed to prepare for the ASE Maintenance and Light Repair certification test.

No longer can the untrained person effectively service and repair modern vehicles. As technology has evolved, even the most basic automotive systems have become increasingly complex. Multiple on-board computers are now used to monitor and control the engine, transmission, suspension, brakes, emission controls, and other vital vehicle systems. As the demand has grown for technicians who can service and repair these increasingly sophisticated automotive systems, so has the need for a learning solution that prepares students for entry-level employment in this exciting field. Modern Automotive Technology for Maintenance and Light Repair provides the tools needed to begin a career in the challenging and ever-changing world of automotive technology.

This textbook also comes digitally bundled with our Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair online program!
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Text 956 978-1-64564-019-6
Modern Automotive Technology for Maintenance and Light Repair is an easy-to-understand, up-to-date textbook detailing the construction and operation of automobiles and light trucks. It has been designed to help prepare aspiring technicians for exciting and productive careers in automobile technology. It also provides the information needed to prepare for the ASE Maintenance and Light Repair certification test.
Bundle (Text + Online Classroom Solution) 978-1-64564-230-5
The Online Classroom Solution Bundle provides Access Key Codes and printed copies of the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR textbook for 30 students.

The Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair Access Key Code provides students with access to their Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair course. Course materials include the Maintenance and Light Repair lessons (as assigned by the course instructor) an instructional video library, and the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR eBook. Students have the ability to view and submit assignments, track personal performance, and view feedback via the Student Report option.

The Bundle also includes a printed copy of the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR textbook.
Bundle (Text + Online Building Solution) 978-1-64564-231-2
The Online Building Solution Bundle provides Access Key Codes and printed copies of the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR textbook for 80 students.

The Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair Access Key Code provides students with access to their Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair course. Course materials include the Maintenance and Light Repair lessons (as assigned by the course instructor) an instructional video library, and the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR eBook. Students have the ability to view and submit assignments, track personal performance, and view feedback via the Student Report option.
Bundle (Text + Individual Subscription) 978-1-64564-253-4
The Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair Access Key Code provides students with access to their Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair course. Course materials include the Maintenance and Light Repair lessons (as assigned by the course instructor) an instructional video library, and the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR eBook. Students have the ability to view and submit assignments, track personal performance, and view feedback via the Student Report option.

The Bundle also includes a printed copy of the Modern Automotive Technology for MLR textbook.

STUDENT ALERT—this is an Instructor led course, you will need a Class Code, provided by your instructor, to register for this product. Course durations vary; course content may be available up to one year.
Related Title(s)
Hands-On Maintenance and Light Repair
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
Section 3: Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics
13. Electrical Principles
14. Circuit Types and Ohm’s Law
15. Electric and Electronic Components
16. Electrical Tools and Test Equipment
17. Wiring Diagrams and Wiring Repairs
18. Basic Electrical Tests
Section 4: Computer Control Technology
19. Computer System Fundamentals
20. On-Board Diagnostics and Scan Tools
Section 5: Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology
21. Hybrid Drive Technology
22. 12-Volt and HV Battery Technology
23. Engine Starting Systems
24. Charging System Technology
25. Ignition System Technology
26. Lights, Instrumentation, Wipers, and Horns—Operation and Service
Section 6: Fuel System Technology
27. Fuel Tanks, Pumps, Lines, and Filters
28. Gasoline Injection Fundamentals
Section 7: Cooling and Lubrication Systems Technology
29. Cooling System Technology
30. Lubrication System Fundamentals
Section 8: Exhaust and Emission Control Systems Technology
31. Exhaust System Technology
32. Emission Control System Technology
Section 9: Drive Train and Axle Technology
33. Clutch Technology
34. Manual Transmission Technology
35. Automatic Transmission Technology
36. Drive Shaft and Transfer Case Technology
37. Differential and Rear Drive Axle
38. Transaxle and Front Drive Axle Technology
Section 10: Suspension and Steering Technology
39. Tire, Wheel, and Wheel Bearing Fundamentals
40. Suspension System Technology
41. Steering System Technology
42. Wheel Alignment
Section 11: Brake System Technology
43. Brake System Technology
44. Anti-Lock Brakes, Traction, and Stability Control
Section 12: Heating and Air Conditioning Technology
45. Heating and Air Conditioning Fundamentals
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.