Modern Automotive Technology Shop Manual: NATEF Standards Job Sheets for Performance-Based Learning covers 100% of the tasks in all three sections of the 2013 NATEF Task List (MAST, AST, and MLR). This comprehensive manual is divided into eight sections corresponding to the ASE certification areas and the eight areas of the NATEF Task List. Each section of the manual is further subdivided into a number of projects, or collections of closely related jobs. Each job is a hands-on activity that corresponds to one or more NATEF tasks. The eight sections of the manual, as well as the projects and jobs they contain, are color coded to make it easy to locate specific content. All jobs are designed to be accomplished in one or two lab sessions. The projects in this manual include a brief introduction about the type of service being performed, a list of the jobs included in the project, and a tools and materials list for the jobs. Three types of special notices appear throughout the jobs, bringing attention to special information or safety considerations for the task being performed.
Maintenance and Light Repair Job Sheets for Performance-Based Learning
Author: Chris Johanson
Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
The Modern Automotive Technology MLR Shop Manual: Maintenance and Light Repair Job Sheets for Performance-Based Learning covers 100% of the tasks in the 2013 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair Task List. It is designed specifically for use in MLR-accredited training programs, as well as programs seeking MLR accreditation. This manual is divided into eight sections that correspond to the ASE certification areas and eight areas of the NATEF Task List. Each section of the manual is further divided into a number of jobs. Each job is a hands-on activity that covers one or more NATEF maintenance and light repair tasks. The eight sections of the manual and jobs they contain are color coded to make it easy to locate specific content. Each job in this manual is designed to be accomplished in a single lab session. Check boxes are provided in the left-hand column of the jobs so the student can mark off tasks as they are performed. Blanks are provided for recording service-related information. In addition, three types of special notices appear throughout the jobs in this manual. These notices point out special information or safety considerations for the task being performed. They are color coded according to the type of information being provided.
The Modern Automotive Technology Shop Manual contains 178 jobs that are grouped into 48 projects. Each project contains the jobs required to diagnose and service a specific automotive system or component, providing initial training for employment as an entry-level automobile technician. This comprehensive product offers complete coverage of all of the priority one (P-1) tasks and many of the priority two (P-2) and priority three (P-3) tasks specified in the 2008 NATEF Task List, making it ideal for performance-based instruction. Full color is used throughout this manual to improve the educational value of each photograph and illustration. The NATEF Standards Job Sheets are correlated to the 2008 NATEF Task List.
Based on the latest National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Automobile Accreditation Tasks Lists, Fundamentals of Automotive Technology offers comprehensive coverage of every task with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. Automotive technicians needs to know how to safely and effectively perform maintenance, diagnose, and repair automobiles. Fundamentals of Automotive Technology provides all of the critical knowledge and skills necessary for technicians to perform these essential tasks. Current Content 2012 NATEF tasks are provided at the beginning of each chapter. The task tables indicate the level of each task—Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR), Auto Service Technology (AST), and Master Auto Service Technology (MAST), and include page references for easy access to coverage. Relaxed, Readable Textbook Fundamentals of Automotive Technology is written in a clear, accessible language creating a learning environment in which students are comfortable with the material presented. That comfort level creates an effective and engaging learning experience for students, translating into better understanding and retention, ultimately leading to better pass rates. Reinforcement of Concepts This text is written on the premise that students require a solid foundation in the basics followed by appropriate reinforcement of the concepts learned. Reinforcement is provided with written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of skills and procedures. Each chapter also concludes with a comprehensive bulleted list summarizing the chapter content, and ASE-type questions to help students test critical thinking skills and gauge comprehension. Clear Application to Real-World Practice Case studies begin each chapter, capturing students’ attention and encouraging critical thinking. Safety, Technician, and Caring for the Customer tip boxes provide real-world advice from experienced technicians. Fundamentals of Automotive Technology gives students a genuine context for the application of the knowledge presented in the chapter. This approach makes it clear how all of this new information will be used in the shop.
TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and repair procedures related to automotive brakes. Your students will benefit from this book's two-volume approach: a Classroom Manual that details the theories and application of the total brake system, sub-system, and components, combined with a corresponding Shop Manual that provides real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information about these systems. This book includes updated information on the latest materials used in brake systems as well as the latest information on current electronics. In addition, there is expanded coverage of electric braking systems that is general enough not to distract your students with highly detailed, manufacturer-specific information. The ASE Challenge questions at the end of each chapter of the Shop Manual and a Practice Exam in the Appendix will prepare your students for the ASE (A5) certification exam. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E, offers your students all the information they need to understand, diagnose, and repair most problems that might occur with today's brake systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The theory and service of modern automotive engines is at the heart of this new edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING. Thoroughly enhanced and updated, this book includes information on variable valve timing systems, hybrid and other advanced technology vehicles. Readers will learn how components are designed and how they function to support engine operation through the help of realistic line drawings and well-structured photographs that engage them in the parts and pieces of today's automotive engines. The newly revised fourth edition includes more engine performance diagnostic information, as well as current NATEF content to help readers adequately prepare for the ASE certification exam in Engine Repair. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Sixth Edition, delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge technicians need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Engine Repair certification exam. Designed to address all ASE Education Foundation standards for Engine Repair, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics of engine rebuilding. Forward-looking discussions include advances in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the design and function of modern engine components. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, the Sixth Edition of this reader-friendly text includes extensive updates to reflect the latest ASE Education Foundation standards, new information on current industry trends and developments, additional drawings and photos, and a variety of electronic tools for instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Modern Automotive Technology is an easy-to-understand, up-to-date book detailing the operation, construction, and repair of automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive text uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progressesgradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. The 2009 edition features a new chapter on hybrid drive train operation and service, as well as a new chapter on career success. It also contains new information on the latest developments in the field, including tire pressure monitoringsystems, computer networks, and direct gasoline injection.Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, this text is a must for students preparing for a career in automotive technology. Full-color illustrations, short sentences, concise definitions and thousands of photographs make teaching successful and learning easy.Modern Automotive Technology is backed by a strong teaching package, including a Shop Manual with 177 NATEF Standards Job Sheets that are organized into 48 projects. This full-color Shop Manual provides complete coverage of all the P-1 tasks, as well as many of the P-2 and P-3 tasks. All theteaching package items give you the tools to provide successful automotive instruction. This bundle includes a copy of the Student Text and an Online Text (6-Year Classroom Subscription). Students can instantly access the Online Text with browser-based devices, including iPads, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers.With G-W Online Textbooks, students easily navigate linked table of contents, search specific topics, quickly jump to specific pages, enlarge for full-screen reading mode, and print selected pages for offline reading.
Today's Technician: Heating & Air Conditioning, 4E is a two-book set that separates theory and diagnostic content into Classroom and Shop Manuals. This separation allows readers to learn theories of heating and air conditioning before applying them, with the benefit of cross-referenced page numbers in each manual to link related material. Updated to reflect the industry's latest developments and trends, this edition includes expanded coverage of basic theories, as well as all-new sections on upgraded equipment, sealant contamination and testing, and non-compressible gas contamination. In addition, the information on compressors has been updated to include new hybrid electric compressors and the safety issues that accompany them. With this up-to-date, technically accurate information, this is a valuable resource for learning the theory, components, diagnosis and repair of modern automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles spans design, construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of these major components. Both hydraulic and electronic transmission controls are detailed. The use of the latest diagnostic equipment is emphasized. This lab manual contains performance-based job sheets that walk students through all the tasks in the corresponding area of the 2013 NATEF Task List.
The 5th Edition of Today's Technician Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding is a comprehensive learning package designed to build automotive skills in both classroom and shop settings. Aligned with NATEF standards, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, engine repair, and intake and exhaust systems, as well as the basics on engine rebuilding. The Classroom Manual addresses all system theory, while a companion Shop Manual covers tools, procedures, diagonostics, testing, and service. This two-manual approach is designed to help build the theoretical and practical knowledge readers will need to repair and service modern automotive engines, and prepar for the ASE A1 certification exam.
TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, Fifth Edition, is an integrated, two-book set that covers theory and hands-oncontent in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals. This innovative approach allows you to learn fundamental climate control theory, including basic physics related to heat transfer, before applying your knowledge through practical, hands-on shop work. Cross-references in each manual link related material, making it easy to connect book learning to lab and shop activity. Updated to reflect the latest trends, technology, and relevant NATEF standards, the Fifth Edition includes new material on next-generation refrigerants such as HFO-1234yf, as well as a bold, full-color design for enhanced reader appeal. This up-to-date, technically accurate guide is a valuable resource for students and professionals seeking ASE certification, or anyone interested in the principles, components, diagnosis, and repair of modern automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems in today's automobiles. Using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date technical information, and hundreds of detailed illustrations and vibrant photographs, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including audio and infotainment systems, LED and adaptive lighting, hybrid and electric vehicles, and accessory systems—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance & Repair covers the fundamentals of operation and repair for all major systems of the modern automobile. This comprehensive text introduces the fundamentals of systems and progresses onto diagnosis and service with thousands of lavish, full-color illustrations, Shop Tips, Safety Notes, and review questions to aid in comprehension. Traditional and new topics have been integrated in a concise, easy-to-read format: OBD II, ABS, engine performance, safety, and shop tools. Structured around the eight ASE automotive test areas, this book helps users prepare for ASE certification.
Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
Trouble-free operation of modern automotive equipment requires the use of proper maintenance procedures and safety checks on all vehicle systems. This book guides readers through the basic maintenance, diagnosis, and servicing of all automotive systems, from tool and shop safety through the steps necessary to maintain a modern motor vehicle. Thoroughly up-to-date coverage spans the spectrum, examining basic systems such as electrical, lubrication, heating, cooling, exhaust, and transmission systems in depth. This provides readers with the foundation necessary to deal with the more complex maintenance problems of engine control computers, anti-lock braking systems, and emission controls. Supplemental restraints, tires, and drive shafts and axles are also highlighted.