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Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, Spiral bound Version, 5th Edition

  • includes Classroom Manual and Shop Manual
  • Chris Hadfield Central Lakes College
  • ISBN-10: 1133602517  |  ISBN-13: 9781133602514
  • 1008 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
  • © 2014 | Published
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Overview

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam. Designed around National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics in engine rebuilding. Move your career forward with discussions about advancements in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the designs and functions of modern component parts. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition revs up your reading experience with realistic line drawings, detailed photos, critical thinking questions, and much more!

Features and Benefits

  • Chapters deliver key information and skills on engine system and component maintenance, diagnosis, and repair, paving the way to successful automotive careers.
  • Showcasing engines, components, and tools in remarkable detail, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition depicts the advancements found in automotive shops today, for a finely-tuned understanding of the industry.
  • Practical information on hybrid vehicles, including service precautions and procedures, stress on-the-job issues and prepare readers for the automotive shop of tomorrow.
  • Studying the Shop Manual's ASE practice exam prepares readers for success on the Engine Repair certification test.

Table of Contents

Classroom Manual

1. Automotive Engines.
2. Theory of Engine Operation.
3. Engine Repair and Rebuilding Industry.
4. Engine Operating Systems.
5. Engine Materials, Fasteners, Gaskets, and Seals.
6. Intake and Exhaust Systems.
7. Factors Affecting Engine Performance.
8. Engine Configurations, Mounts, and Remanufactured Engines.
9. Cylinder Heads.
10. Camshafts and Valve Trains.
11. Timing Mechanisms.
12. Engine Block Construction.
13. Pistons, Rings, Connecting Rods, and Bearings.
14. Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles.

Shop Manual

1. Safety and Shop Practices.
2. Basic Testing, Initial Inspection, and Service Procedures.
3. Engine Rebuilding Tools and Skills.
4. Diagnosing and Servicing Engine Operating Systems.
5. Repair and Replacement of Engine Fasteners, Gaskets, and Seals.
6. Intake and Exhaust System Diagnosis and Service.
7. Diagnosing Engine Performance Concerns.
8. Engine Removal, Engine Swap, and Engine Installation.
9. Cylinder Head Disassemble, Inspection, and Service.
10. Valve Train Service.
11. Timing Mechanism Service.
12. Inspecting, Disassembling, and Servicing the Cylinder Block Assembly.
13. Short Block Component Service and Engine Assembly.
14. Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicle Service.

What's New

  • The 5th Edition of is aligned with the NATEF Automotive Service Technology and Master Automotive Service Technology task lists.
  • New material on cylinder heads, variable valve trains, displacement on demand, and changes in the workplace give technicians an accurate picture of automotive careers today.
  • New usage guidelines and issues related to maintenance fluids and procedures for modern vehicles keep readers informed on important, day-to-day technician responsibilities.
  • New photo sequences of typical procedures on maintenance and related items remove ambiguity and help readers visualize manual tasks.

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ePack: Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 5th + CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access + DATO: Diagnostic Scenarios for Engine Repair - Cengage Learning Hosted Printed Access Card + Online ASE Technician Test Preparation -Automotive Bi-Lingual Series (A1 - Engline Repair) Printed Access Card, 2nd

ISBN-10: 1305140508  | ISBN-13: 9781305140509

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ePack: Printed Text + DATO: Diagnostic Scenarios for Engine Repair - Cengage Learning Hosted Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1305526511  | ISBN-13:  9781305526518

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ePack: Text + DATO: Diagnostic Scenarios for Engine Repair - Cengage Learning Hosted Printed Access Card + CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305587375 | ISBN-13:  9781305587373

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Classroom Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602487 | ISBN-13: 9781133602484)

List Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.75

CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133604277 | ISBN-13: 9781133604273)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.

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Student Supplements

Classroom Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602487 | ISBN-13: 9781133602484)

List Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.75

CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133604277 | ISBN-13: 9781133604273)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.

List Price = $214.95  | CengageBrain Price = $214.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $214.95

MindTap® Automotive, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Hadfield's Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305274970 | ISBN-13: 9781305274976)

MindTap™ Automotive for Hadfield's Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair and Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 5th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. MindTap Automotive includes classroom manual and shop manual readings enriched with videos, animations, assessments, and learning activities. The shop manual's NATEF-based job sheets are included as editable PDFs that you can complete online and submit to your teachers from within the MindTap environment. MindTap also offers you the ability to practice and build your diagnostic, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills in a safe environment through diagnostic scenarios from Delmar Automotive Training Online (DATO). Through these resources and an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses and career. Access to this product is valid for 24 months of usage.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Hadfield

Chris has a decade of experience as an Automotive Technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including department chair and program coordinator positions. Before teaching, Chris was a master certified automotive technician working for a GM dealership, an independent, a retail store, and owning his own business. Chris has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Automotive Engineering Technology, with a minor in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University Mankato and he has a Master's of Education degree in Community College Teaching and Learning from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Providing a rare combination of high school and college teaching expertise, along with hands-on experience from the shop, Mr. Hadfield lends his critical eye to a variety of Delmar-Cengage Learning automotive publications, including Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service & Systems and Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery. Mr. Hadfield holds an EdM from University of Illinois and a BS in Automotive Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University. He is also ASE Master Certified and ASE L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified.