Auto Body Repair Technology 6th Edition

James E. Duffy

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Overview

AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current NATEF standards and task lists, this trusted resource offers detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles and using cutting-edge methods and materials. It also includes abundant visuals. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair to repainting and refinishing, it helps readers quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures to succeed as professional automotive technicians.

Meet the Author

James E. Duffy, Indiana State University, President, Beneficial Books and Video

James E. Duffy has written many of the top-selling automotive education textbooks on the market today. He is also a noted videographer who has produced over 100 vocational/technical video programs. He possesses a B.S. in industrial electronics and a B.S. in technology education from Indiana State University.

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Features & Benefits

  • Resources available to complement the text include a tech manual with hands-on shop assignments and job sheets, as well as a variety of interactive resources to enhance teaching and learning, including lecture slides, an electronic test bank with hundreds of questions, and a library of full-color digital images.
  • Vibrant, full-color photos and illustrations throughout the text help bring key concepts to life and illustrate important repair, repainting, and refinishing techniques in vivid detail, making even complex concepts easier for students to understand and apply.
  • The author devotes particular attention to information on software and hardware used in many modern collision repair shops, preparing students to use the tools and processes they will encounter as working professionals when accessing service information and specifications.
  • Known for its comprehensive coverage and detailed, accurate information, the text complements material on traditional collision repair topics with useful information on mechanical components, wheel alignment, and restraint system operation.
  • In addition to helping students develop the knowledge and skills they need to master their trade, the text features information on ASE certification and entrepreneurship to prepare students for lasting, successful careers as professional automotive technicians.

Table of Contents

Auto Body Repair Technology

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Collision Repair: Introduction and Careers.
2. Vehicle Construction Technology.
3. Service Information, Specifications, Measurements.
4. Hand Tool Technology.
5. Power Tool Technology.
6. Compressed Air System Technology.
7. Body Shop Materials, and Fastener Technology.
8. Welding Equipment Technology.
9. Shop Safety and Efficiency.
Part II: ESTIMATING.
10. Estimating Repair Costs.
Part III: MINOR REPAIRS.
11. Working Sheet Metal.
12. Using Body Fillers.
13. Repairing Plastics.
14. Hood, Bumper, Fender, Lid, and Trim Service.
15. Door, Roof, and Glass Service.
16. Passenger Compartment Service.
Part IV: MAJOR BODY FRAME REPAIRS.
17. Body/Frame Damage Measurement.
18. UniBody/Frame Realignment.
19. Welded Panel Replacement.
20. Restoring Corrosion Protection.
Part V: MECHANICAL ELECTRICAL REPAIRS.
21. Chassis Service and Wheel Repair.
22. Electrical/Electronic System Operation and Service.
23. Restraint System Operation and Service.
Part VI: REFINISHING.
24. Refinishing Equipment Technology.
25. Vehicle Surface Preparation and Masking.
26. Refinishing Procedures.
27. Color Matching and Custom Painting.
28. Paint Problems and Final Detailing.
Part VII: COLLISION REPAIR PROFESSIONALISM.
29. Job Success and ASE Certification.
30. Hybrid Technology, Service Safety.
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781285436449
The Instructor Resources commonly includes PowerPoint® presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.

Tech Manual for Duffy's Auto Body Repair Technology

ISBN: 9781133702863
The Tech Manual is designed to bridge the chapter content with application in the shop.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285980669

FOR STUDENTS

Tech Manual for Duffy's Auto Body Repair Technology

ISBN: 9781133702863