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Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition

By: Alfred C. Roth, Blake J. Fisher, and W. Scott Gauthier
ISBN: 978-1-63126-390-3
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2017
Subject: Power Technology
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, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, this comprehensive textbook includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service procedures related to each type of equipment.
  • A variety of engine types from a wide range of manufacturers are presented.
  • Career content includes information on Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) certification.
  • The Small Gas Engines Workbook has sample EETC certification tests for Two-Stroke Engines and Four-Stroke Engines.
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Text 560 978-1-63126-390-3 $105.28
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, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, this comprehensive textbook includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service procedures related to each type of equipment.
  • A variety of engine types from a wide range of manufacturers are presented.
  • Career content includes information on Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) certification.
  • The Small Gas Engines Workbook has sample EETC certification tests for Two-Stroke Engines and Four-Stroke Engines.
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Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63126-393-4 $121.00
The Online Learning Suite 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.

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Bundle (Text + Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63126-394-1 $158.00
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Workbook 208 978-1-63126-391-0 $30.00
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.
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Bundle contains copy of the Small Gas Engines textbook and Workbook.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-397-2 $266.64 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
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  • EETC Sample Tests. EETC Sample Tests in PDF format.
  • Correlation Charts. Correlation Charts aligning the text with curriculum standards. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Textbook and Workbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 900 questions 978-1-63126-398-9 $252.00 *
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 product includes 24 test banks with a total of 907 questions.

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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 1000 slides 978-1-63126-399-6 $260.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 24 chapters, comprising over 1000 slides of instructional material.

The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

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Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
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Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63126-685-0 $128.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 1yr. Access Key Code provides 365 days of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, answer keys, lesson plans, PowerPoint® presentations, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-395-8 $528.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, answer keys, lesson plans, PowerPoint® presentations, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
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Previous Edition
Small Gas Engines, 10th Edition
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 Engine Operation, Two- and Four-Stroke Engines
6. Engine Components
7. Measuring Engine Performance
Engine Systems
8. Fuel Supply, Air Induction, and Emissions
9. Carburetion and Fuel Injection
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 Disassembly and Inspection
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
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Power Technology)
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Chapter 5 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Power Technology)
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Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Power Technology)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 5 (PPS, 8.84 MB)
PPS
Chapter 10 (PPS, 6.89 MB)
Correlations
Precision Exams
Tennessee New Waiver Policy
Texas
Utah
 
Small Vehicle Technician
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.