Today's Technician, Automotive Electricity and Electronics Classroom and Shop Manual Pack

Fifth Edition
Author: Barry Hollembeak
ISBN #: 1435470109
©2011   Publish Date: 04/14/2010
Binding: PB
Pages: 1572
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $109.95

Description:

Unsurpassed in coverage of the theory and procedures for automotive electricity and electronics, the newest edition of this highly successful classroom and shop manual is guaranteed to instill both the knowledge and skills critical to success in the industry. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, 5TH EDITION has been updated to offer a more streamlined presentation of diagnostic and service procedures, as well as additional attention to data bus networks, including the CAN, LIN, ISO, and other common systems. The book also features expanded coverage of vehicle accessory systems, including the new multi-stage air bag systems, weight classification systems, side air bag systems, and laser-guided cruise control systems. An all-new chapter on hybrid and high voltage systems rounds out the up-to-date content, ensuring readers gain a strong working knowledge that of the latest industry trends and technologies.

Product Benefits:

  • Engages readers and clarifies key concepts with highly detailed, carefully selected illustrations, many in four-color, that elevate reader interest and understanding.
  • Engages readers and clarifies key concepts with highly detailed, carefully selected illustrations, many in four-color, that elevate reader interest and understanding.
  • Highlights safe work habits and practices in a full chapter devoted to safety.
  • Prepares readers for the all-important ASE certification with an ASE practice exam in the shop manual.

Table of Contents:

Classroom Manual.
PREFACE.
PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Why Become An Electrical System Technician.
The Role Of Electricity In The Automobile.
Introduction To Electrical Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 2: BASIC THEORIES.
Introduction.
Basics Of Electron Flow.
Electricity Defined.
Electrical Laws.
Types Of Current.
Electrical Circuits.
Kirchhoff''s Laws.
Capacitance.
Magnetism Principals.
Theory Of Induction.
Emi Suppression.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 3: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS.
Introduction
Electrical Components.
Electronic Components.
Circuit Protection Devices.
Circuit Defects.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 4: WIRING AND CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS.
Introduction.
Automotive Wiring.
Wiring Diagrams.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 5: AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES.
Introduction.
Conventional Batteries.
Maintenance-Free Batteries.
Hybrid Batteries.
Recombination Batteries.
High Voltage Batteries.
Ultra-Capacitors.
Battery Terminals.
Battery Ratings.
Battery Cables.
Battery Holddowns.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 6: STARTING SYSTEMS AND MOTOR DESIGNS.
Introduction.
Direct-Current Motor Principles.
Dc Motor Field Winding Designs.
Starter Drives.
Cranking Motor Circuits.
Starter Control Circuit Components.
Cranking Motor Designs.
AC Motor Principles.
Integrated Starter Generator.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 7: CHARGING SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Principal Of Operation.
AC Generators.
AC Generator Circuits.
AC Generator Operation Overview.
Regulation.
Charging Indicators.
Ac Generator Design Differences.
Hev Charging Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 8: LIGHTING CIRCUITS.
Introduction.
Lamps.
Headlights.
Headlight Switches.
Concealed Headlights.
Flash To Pass.
Exterior Lights.
Interior Lights.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 9: INTRODUCTION TO THE BODY COMPUTER.
Introduction.
Computer Functions.
Analog And Digital Principles.
Microprocessor.
Computer Memory.
Information Processing.
High Side And Low Side Drivers.
Outputs.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 10: COMPUTER INPUTS.
Introduction.
Thermistors.
Pressure Sensors.
Position And Motion Detection Sensors.
Switch Inputs.
Feedback Signals.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 11: VEHICLE COMMUNICATION NETWORKS.

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