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Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
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Updated to include the latest developments in the field, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E covers a wide range of must-know topics including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, diagnosis and servicing new systems and self-shifting manual, while still addressing the foundational basics like the purpose and major components of the transmission system and subsystems. Divided into two volumes, the Classroom Manual presents system theory and addresses cognitive objectives, and the Shop Manual covers hands-on service and repair tasks , addressing performance objectives. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E features detailed full-color photos to walk the reader through what to expect when they perform a procedure on-the-job. Likewise, the book stresses the importance of safe work habits ? dedicating a full chapter to the topic. Finally, the textbook includes all of the information required to successfully pass an ASE exam for Manual Drive Trains and Axles.
TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND TRANSAXLES, 5E covers a wide range of must know topics including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, diagnosis and servicing new systems and self-shifting manual, while still addressing the foundational basics like the purpose of major components of the transmission system and subsystems.
This comprehensive, two-volume package provides users with a solid overview of clutches, transmissions, transaxles, drive axles, differentials, and four-wheel drive systems. The updated fourth edition features the latest technological developments, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six speed transmissions, constantly variable transmissions, and self-shifting manual transmissions. With a sharp focus on current technologies and the inclusion of outstanding learning features, this new edition provides an excellent classroom resource for students preparing to become future technicians!
About the Author
Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.
Table of Contents
CLASSROOM MANUAL. 1. Manual Drive Trains and Axles. 2. Drivetrain Theory. 3. Clutches. 4. Manual Transmissions/Transaxles. 5. Front Drive Axles. 6. Drive Shafts and Universal Joints. 7. Differentials and Drive Axles. 8. Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) Systems. 9. Advanced Four-Wheel-Drive Systems. 10. Drivetrain Electrical and Electronic Systems. 11.Electronically-Controlled and Automated Transmissions. SHOP MANUAL. 1.SAFETY. 2. SPECIAL TOOLS AND PROCEDURES. 3. Servicing Clutches. 4. Servicing Transmissions/Transaxles. 5. SERVICING FRONT DRIVE AXLES. 6. SERVICING DRIVE SHAFTS AND UNIVERSAL JOINTS. 7. Servicing Differentials and Drive Axles. 8. SERVICING FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEMS. 9. Diagnosing 4WD and AWD Control Systems. 10. Servicing Drivetrain Electrical Systems. 11. Diagnosing Advanced Electronic Systems.
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