Principles of Electricity & Electronics for the Automotive Technician

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Author: Norm Chapman
Edition: 002
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781428361218
ISBN 10: 1428361219
Copyright: 2010

Price: $199.95

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Principles of Electricity & Electronics for the Automotive Technician, 2E thoroughly covers the basics of automotive electricity and electronics to fully prepare beginning technicians for more complex electrical concepts. Written by an ASE Master Technician and teacher, the book draws readers in using a combination of basic theory, case studies, hands-on vehicle tasks and ASE-style review questions. The updated second edition includes expanded coverage of hybrid electrical vehicles and safety procedures, technological advances in electronically controlled vehicle accessories, and new troubleshooting techniques using cutting-edge equipment and procedures. Simple illustrations and wiring diagrams, along with straightforward explanations of how automotive electricity and electronics work, act together to make this an ideal introduction to electrical and electronics diagnostics and service.


  • repetition of key concepts enhances retention of need-to-know information and prepares readers for more complicated subject matter
  • charts and graphs support and clarify key concepts
  • case studies tie electrical theory to real-life examples, allowing readers to see how the information applies to the real world
  • valuable as a study guide for ASE tests

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