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Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Performance Classroom Manual and Shop Manual 5th Edition

Ken Pickerill

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2006, 2004, 1998
  • 1266 Pages

Overview

This comprehensive training/education package focuses on the major engine systems affecting engine performance and drivability. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE, 5TH EDITION is a Classroom Manual and Shop Manual that includes thoroughly updated content on ignition systems, intake and exhaust systems, fuels and emission controls and related electronics, in two comprehensive manuals. With a sharp focus on current technologies and the inclusion of outstanding learning features, this new edition provides an excellent classroom resource for students preparing to become future technicians.

Ken Pickerill,

Ken Pickerill is a Certified Master Automotive Technician (with ASE Area L1 and X1) and an instructor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Mr. Pickerill was a technician for 22 years before entering the training field, and he has more than 36 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.
  • All-new full color art program.
  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Standards for Engine Performance.
  • Expanded ancillaries now include enhanced PowerPoint with animations and video clips, and WebTutor Advantage cartridges for Blackboard and Angel Learning Management Systems.
  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Standards for Engine Performance.
  • FOCUS ON ELECTRONIC CONTROLS: An increased focus on electronic controls emphasizes the importance of today's technologies.
  • FULL COVERAGE OF CURRENT STANDARDS: The text fully covers, and is correlated to, ASE certification area A8 and the NATEF area for Engine Performance.
  • ASE STYLES QUESTIONS/PRACTICE EXAMS: ASE style questions and an ASE practice exam in the Shop Manual help to prepare readers for certification.
  • SUPPLEMENT PACKAGE: A robust supplement package offers instructors all they need to save time, enhance lectures, and keep students engaged!
Part I: CLASSROOM MANUAL.
1. Overview of Engine Performance.
2. Basic Theories.
3. Engine Design and Operation.
4. Electricity and Electronics.
5. Chapter 6 Ignition Systems.
6. EI and DI.
7. Intake and Exhaust Systems.
8. Fuel Systems.
9. EFI Systems.
10. Emission Controls.
11. Computers and Input Sensors.
12. Output Devices and Computer Networking.
13. OBD II.
14. Related Systems.
Part II: SHOP MANUAL.
1. Safety.
2. Shop procedures.
3. Engine Condition Diagnosis.
4. Electrical Tests.
5. Ignition System Service.
6. EI and DI Service.
7. Intake and Exhaust Systems Service.
8. Fuel Systems Service.
9. EFI System Service.
10. Emission Control Service.
11. Computer and Input Sensor Diagnosis.
12. Output Devices and Computer system Diagnosis.
13. OBD 2 Diagnostics Or (On-Board-Diagnostics).
14. Related Systems.

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Instructor Resources for Santini's OBD-II: Functions, Monitors and Diagnostic Techniques

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