Today's Technician, Automotive Engine Performance Classroom Manual and Shop Manual

Fifth Edition
Author: Ken Pickerill
ISBN #: 1435428234
©2010   Publish Date: 06/26/2009
Binding: PB
Pages: 1266
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $109.95

Description:

This comprehensive training/education package focuses on the major engine systems affecting engine performance and drivability. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE, 5TH EDITION is a Classroom Manual and Shop Manual that includes thoroughly updated content on ignition systems, intake and exhaust systems, fuels and emission controls and related electronics, in two comprehensive manuals. 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.

Product Benefits:

  • All-new full color art program.
  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Standards for Engine Performance.
  • Expanded ancillaries now include enhanced PowerPoint with animations and video clips, and WebTutor Advantage cartridges for Blackboard and Angel Learning Management Systems.
  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Standards for Engine Performance.
  • FOCUS ON ELECTRONIC CONTROLS: An increased focus on electronic controls emphasizes the importance of today's technologies.
  • FULL COVERAGE OF CURRENT STANDARDS: The text fully covers, and is correlated to, ASE certification area A8 and the NATEF area for Engine Performance.
  • ASE STYLES QUESTIONS/PRACTICE EXAMS: ASE style questions and an ASE practice exam in the Shop Manual help to prepare readers for certification.
  • SUPPLEMENT PACKAGE: A robust supplement package offers instructors all they need to save time, enhance lectures, and keep students engaged!

Table of Contents:

CLASSROOM MANUAL.
1. Overview of Engine Performance.
2. Basic Theories.
3. Engine Design and Operation.
4. Electricity and Electronics.
5. Intake and Exhaust Systems
6. Input Sensors
7. Computer Outputs and Networks
8. On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) and Computer Systems
9. Fuel Systems
10. Electronic Fuel Injection
11. Distributor Ignition
12. Electronic Ignition (EI) Systems
13. Emission Control Systems
14. Related Systems.

SHOP MANUAL.
1. Tools and Safety
2. Typical Shop Procedures and Equipment
3. General Engine Condition Diagnosis.
4. Basic Electrical Tests and Service
5. Intake and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Service.
6. Engine Control System Diagnosis and Service
7. Servicing Computer Outputs and Networks
8. On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) System Diagnosis and Service
9. Fuel System Diagnosis and Service
10. Electronic Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Service
11. Distributor Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
12. Electronic Ignition System (EI) Diagnosis and Service
13. Emission Control System Diagnosis and Service
14. Diagnosing Related Systems.

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