The Modern Automotive Technology Workbook is two products in one: a text study guide and a shop activity guide. It is designed to help you learn the essential aspects of automotive technology. It does this by highlighting the most important content in the textbook and supplementing this information with in-shop activities (jobs). The first portion of the workbook serves as a study guide for the textbook chapters. The exercises in this section reinforce the material in the textbook, ensuring that you understand both the written and illustrated aspects of automotive technology. Illustrations are used heavily in the workbook. After answering written questions on a subject or assembly, you will often be asked to identify related parts on a simplified illustration. This will help you more fully grasp the written material. The jobs in the second part of the workbook are supplemental hands-on tasks. They provide detailed instructions for a variety of shop activities, such as servicing cylinder heads and brake assemblies. Other jobs cover shop safety, checking vehicle fluids, using service manuals, and servicing ignition systems. All jobs will help you develop the practical skills needed to work in an automotive repair facility.
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.
"Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive textbook uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. This newly revised text provides thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid drive systems, computer network communication, and tire pressure monitoring systems. Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, Modern Automotive Technology is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians who are preparing for the ASE certification tests. The Instructor's Manual provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, introductory activities, reproducible masters, and additional resources. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together."--From publisher description.
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.
Offers students opportunities to strengthen their comprehension of key concepts and to develop their hands-on, practical shop experience. Each chapter includes Concept Activities and Job Sheets, many of which are directly correlated to specific NATEF tasks. Service manual report sheets, case studies, review questions are also included to offer a rounded approach to each lesson. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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 in 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 the 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. Three types of special notices appear throughout the jobs, bringing attention to special information or safety considerations for the task being performed.
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.
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Third Edition covers the essential technology requirements of the City and Guilds Motor Vehicle Craft Studies (381) Part 2, for both light and heavy vehicles. The book discusses the reciprocating piston petrol and diesel engines with regard to their operating principles and combustion chambers and processes. The book also apprises vehicle heating and the importance of engine lubrication and cooling. Numerous examples of vehicle maintenance procedure and of diagnosing vehicle misbehavior in service are also considered. The book covers the different vehicle systems including intake and exhaust, diesel fuel injection, ignition, automatic transmission control, suspension, hydraulic brake, and electrical systems. The vehicle structure, manual and power-assisted steering, tires, road wheels and hubs, layshaft and epicyclic gearboxes, and fluid couplings and torque converters are also discussed. Students of mechanics and mechanical engineering studies will find this book invaluable.
Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive text uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. The 2000 edition provides thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including OBD II diagnostics, enhanced emissions testing, misfire monitoring, air bag systems, anti-lock brakes, and security systems. Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, this text is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians preparing for ASE Certification/Recertification Tests.