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Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Classroom Manual and Shop Manual 6th Edition

Mark Schnubel

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Overview

Updated to reflect the latest trends, technology, and relevant NATEF standards, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING presents theory and hands-on content. 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. Readers learn fundamental climate control theory -- including basic physics related to heat transfer -- before applying their knowledge through practical, hands-on shop work. Updates to the sixth edition include new coverage on electrical fundaments and the newest refrigerant R-1234yf (HFO-1234yf).

Mark Schnubel, Naugatuck Valley Community College

Mark Schnubel is an associate professor and coordinator of the automotive technician and automotive management programs at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Connecticut. He is an ASE-Certified Master Automotive Technician with decades of experience in the automotive services industry and holds a master’s degree in education. In addition to his activities as an author and educator, Schnubel has served as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Education on academic preparation for 12th graders planning to enter job-training programs after graduation.

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  • Separate Classroom and Shop Manuals allow students to focus on learning essential theory in the classroom and practical applications in the lab or shop, while cross-references in each manual make it easy to connect theoretical material to hands-on activities.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives related to current NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) standards help students understand certification requirements and focus their reading and studying appropriately.
  • A highly detailed and technically accurate introduction to today’s principles and practices prepares students for success in diagnosing and servicing modern heating and cooling systems.
  • A complete instructor support package includes useful teaching resources such as Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations, chapter test banks, an image gallery, an instructor’s guide to the text, and a NATEF correlation grid, all designed to save you time in the classroom.

Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Classroom Manual and Shop Manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Heating and Air Conditioning—History and the Environment.
2. Temperature and Pressure Fundamentals.
3. Electricity and Electronic Fundamentals.
4. Engine Cooling and Comfort Heating Systems.
5. Air-Conditioning System Operating Principles.
6. Refrigerant System Components.
7. Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing.
8. Diagnosis of the Refrigeration System.
9. Compressors and Clutches.
10. Case and Duct Systems.
11. System Controls.
12. Future Trends and Retrofit (R-12 to R-134a).

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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781305497719
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Instructor’s Companion Web Site

ISBN: 9781305497634
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305497665
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Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305497610
Part of an integrated, two-book set that covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, this Shop Manual allows students to apply the information they learned in the Classroom Manual through practical, hands-on automotive work in the shop.

Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Classroom Manual

ISBN: 9781305497603
Part of an integrated, two-book set that covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, this Classroom Manual allows students to learn fundamental climate control theory before applying their knowledge through practical, hands-on automotive work using the Shop Manual.

FOR STUDENTS

Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305497610
Part of an integrated, two-book set that covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, this Show Manual allows you to apply the information you learned in the Classroom Manual through practical, hands-on automotive work in the shop.

Today's Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Classroom Manual

ISBN: 9781305497603
Part of an integrated, two-book set that covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, this Classroom Manual allows you to learn fundamental climate control theory before applying your knowledge through practical, hands-on automotive work using the Shop Manual.