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TechOne: Automotive Engine Performance 1st Edition

Russell Carrigan, Richard R. Kent

  • Published
  • 440 Pages

Overview

From problem replication through repair confirmation, this new book, TechOne: Automotive Engine Performance, presents a complete diagnostic process that equips readers with the skills and knowledge to troubleshoot problems encountered by today's automotive technicians. All-inclusive coverage explores each of the major systems controlled by the computer engine management system such as ignition fuel and emissions. Practical diagnostic methods are highlighted, giving users guidance as to when a test should be performed and what the expected results should be. Working through these procedures affords readers a strong foundation in engine performance that prepares them for more advanced courses of study.

Russell Carrigan, Texas State Technical College

Russell Carrigan is an automotive technology instructor at Texas State Technical College. He is also an ASE Master Certified Technician and has ASE Advanced Engine Performance certification.

Richard R. Kent, Syracuse University

Richard R. Kent is an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Automotive Technology Department at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Kent graduated with a B.S.E.E. from Syracuse University and has over 25 years combined teaching experience at the community college level. He is also an ASE Master Certified Technician and has ASE Advanced Engine Performance certification.
  • Large numbers of short chapters divide complex material into manageable chunks of information for tight, detailed reading assignments
  • Shorter chapters can be taught in almost any order, providing instructors flexibility to pick and choose the material that best reflects the depth, direction, and pace of their courses
  • Extensive art programs with abundant drawings and photos appeal to visual learners and help better communicate the systems, parts, and procedures under discussion
  • Special features such as "You Should Know" and "Interesting Facts" draw attention to important points deserving further emphasis
  • Each TechOne title begins with a section on Safety and Communication that stresses safe work practices, tool competence, and familiarity with workplace "soft skills" for success as an automotive technician
  • An ASE practice exam is included in the Appendix so students can put their skills to the test
  • A bilingual glossary offers Spanish translations of technical terms alongside their English counterparts
  • Each TechOne title has a corresponding Instructor's Manual with CD-ROM that contains the answers to all chapter-end review questions and a complete correlation of the text to NATEF tasks, PowerPoint slides for classroom presentations, a computerized test bank, and adaptable Electronic Worksheets so instructors can create in-class assignments or homework

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  • ISBN-10: 1401834019
  • ISBN-13: 9781401834012
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $153.00
  • RETAIL $203.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning

ISBN: 9781401839895
Automotive heating and air conditioning systems have undergone massive changes in both system design and components as a result of growing concerns for the environment, varying consumer preferences, and industry changes. TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning is a modular, performance-based approach to understanding, diagnosing, and repairing automotive-air conditioning systems. It examines the theory behind the operation of the latest generation of heating and air-conditioning systems, including how the theories are applied, and offers readers the opportunity to practice the skills that will enable them to compete in the air-conditioning service market. Material is developed in accordance with NATEF guidelines and takes into account all the criteria needed to adequately prepare readers for the ASE Heating and Air Conditioning A7 Certification Exam.

Instructor's Manual with CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781401839901

FOR STUDENTS

TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning

ISBN: 9781401839895
Automotive heating and air conditioning systems have undergone massive changes in both system design and components as a result of growing concerns for the environment, varying consumer preferences, and industry changes. TechOne: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning is a modular, performance-based approach to understanding, diagnosing, and repairing automotive-air conditioning systems. It examines the theory behind the operation of the latest generation of heating and air-conditioning systems, including how the theories are applied, and offers readers the opportunity to practice the skills that will enable them to compete in the air-conditioning service market. Material is developed in accordance with NATEF guidelines and takes into account all the criteria needed to adequately prepare readers for the ASE Heating and Air Conditioning A7 Certification Exam.