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Small Gas Engines, 10th Edition

By: Alfred C. Roth, Blake J. Fisher, and W. Scott Gauthier
ISBN: 978-1-60525-547-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2012
Subject: Power Technology
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, service, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, Small Gas Engines includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service related to each type of equipment.
  • The 2012 edition has been extensively reorganized to help improve comprehension.
  • Content has been updated throughout the text.
  • Engine service information is arranged in a logical sequence, similar to the order in which service and rebuilding procedures are performed.
  • New Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism, and Electronics chapter introduces students to the basics of electricity and electronics.
  • Includes a new Engine Reassembly and Break-In chapter.
  • Presents a variety engine types from a wide range of manufacturers.
  • All important components are identified and operating principles are fully explained before troubleshooting, service, and repair are discussed.
  • Full color is used throughout the text to enhance student comprehension.
  • Each chapter includes review questions and activities to reinforce learning.
The expanded teaching package includes a Workbook that reinforces concepts presented in the text and allows students to apply what they have learned. A comprehensive Instructor's Resource CD is also available to supplement this edition. Other supplements include an Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint CD and an EXAMVIEW® Assessment Suite CD.
Products & Prices
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Text 528 978-1-60525-547-7 $93.28 $69.96
Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, service, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, Small Gas Engines includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service related to each type of equipment.
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Workbook 224 978-1-60525-549-1 $26.64 $19.98
The Small Gas Engines Workbook includes a variety of questions, in various formats, to help reinforce the student's understanding of the material presented in the textbook chapters. Step-by-step jobs in the Workbook guide the students through important engine service procedures. The Workbook also includes sample Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) technician certification tests for the four-stroke and two-stroke areas of certification. These tests help the students prepare for EETC certification.
Instructor's Manual 174 978-1-60525-550-7 $104.00 $78.00 *
Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, introductory activities, reproducible masters, and additional resources. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-551-4 $260.00 $195.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. The Instructor's Resources in PDF format, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer.
  • Chapter Resources. Include answers to end-of-chapter questions, workbook activities, and chapter quizzes, provided in PDF format.
  • Chapter Quizzes. Quizzes for each chapter in PDF format covering chapter objectives to evaluate student comprehension.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word – quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format.
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter.
  • Related Web Links. Direct internet links provided for numerous content-related websites.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 904 test questions 978-1-60525-552-1 $248.00 $186.00 *
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 24 test banks with a total of 904 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); 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® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-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 1380 slides 978-1-60525-553-8 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 24 chapters, comprising over 1380 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 1380 slides 978-1-60525-554-5 $600.00 $450.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 24 chapters, comprising over 1380 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Shop Equipment, Supplies, and Safety
1. Safety in the Small Gas Engine Shop
2. Tools and Measuring Instruments
3. Fasteners, Sealants, and Gaskets
4. Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism, and Electronics
Basics of Engine Operation
5. Principles of Two- and Four-Stroke Engine Operation
6. Engine Components
7. Measuring Engine Performance
Engine Systems
8. Fuel Supply, Air Induction, and Emissions
9. Carburetion
10. Ignition Systems
11. Lubrication Systems
12. Cooling Systems
Engine Service
13. Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
14. Fuel System Service
15. Ignition and Electrical System Service
16. Engine Inspection, Disassembly, and Cylinder Reconditioning
17. Cylinder, Crankshaft, and Piston Service
18. Camshaft and Valve Train Service
19. Engine Reassembly and Break-In
Applications
20. Lawn and Brush Equipment
21. Lawn and Garden Tractors
22. Snow Throwers
23. Personal Watercraft
24. Career Opportunities and Certification
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 13 (PDF, 1.31 MB)
PDF
Chapter 19 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 13 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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Chapter 19 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 6 (PPS, 13.3 MB)
Correlations
Idaho
PDF
Small Engine Repair (PDF, 462 KB)
PDF
Small Gasoline Engines (PDF, 501 KB)
Oklahoma
About the Author(s)

Alfred C. Roth - was an inventor who holds six patents. He was a member of the Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) Certification Test Committee and taught for more than thirty years at the college level.

Blake J. Fisher - is a technical editor and writer with over ten years of experience.

W. Scott Gauthier - has more than 20 years of experience as a technical editor and technical writer. He is a coauthor of the Goodheart-Willcox Automotive Encyclopedia and has written several educational supplements.