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Modern Automotive Technologyby James E. Duffy
Synopses & Reviews
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. This newly revised text provides thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid drive systems, computer network communication, and tire pressure monitoring systems. Organized around the eight 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 who are preparing for the ASE certification tests.
Book News Annotation:
For students preparing for a career in automotive service and experienced technicians preparing for the ASE certification tests, this textbook devotes at least two chapters to each automotive system, the first explaining the construction and operation of a given system, the next detailing the troubleshooting and repair of that system. The seventh edition covers the latest diagnostic equipment and techniques to locate engine performance problems. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Detailing the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks, this work uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses to complex diagnostic and service procedures.
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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