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Today's Technician: Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electricity & Electronics SM & CM, 1st Edition

  • Sulev Oun O & K Truck Repairs, Ltd.
  • ISBN-10: 0827370067  |  ISBN-13: 9780827370067
  • 808 Pages
  • © 2001 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $204.00



Today's Technician Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Electricity and Electronics is a two-set manual providing students with an understanding of the various electronic systems at work in today's medium and heavy duty trucks. The classroom manual is intended for a lecture setting, while the shop manual will give the student real-world, practical application procedures and guidance in a shop setting. Written as a comprehensive set, both manuals cover the fundamentals of electricity and then relate it to all facets of truck electrical systems including; batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, electrical accessories, instrumentation, ignition, and engine and vehicle computers.

Features and Benefits

  • presents the fundamentals of electricity with an understanding of how theories relate to the circuits and components found in all trucks
  • features a chapter on instruments, gauges and warning systems that presents the skills necessary to diagnose and repair circuits and components
  • content on engine and vehicle computers provides an overview of various electronic control systems, such as diesel engine fuel injection
  • develop electrical and electronic diagnostic skills with coverage on inspecting systems and components, testing and repair procedures and diagnostic equipment
  • job sheets in the shop manual provide clear and logical step-by-step procedures for commen service and maintenance procedures

Table of Contents

CLASSROOM MANUAL: Safety. Basic Theories. Electrical Components. Wiring Systems and Diagrams. Batteries. Starting Systems. Charging Systems. Truck and Trailer Lighting Systems. Instrumentation and Warning Systems. Truck Electrical Accessories. Ignition Systems. Diesel Computer Systems. Communications and Networkin. SHOP MANUAL: Safety Precautions. Electrical Diagnostic Tools. Electrical Troubleshooting and Service. Wiring Repair Practices and Diagram Reading. Battery Service and Diagnosis. Starting Systems. Charging System Testing and Service. Lighting and Troubleshooting and Repairs. Instrument, Gauges and Warning System Testing. Truck Electrical Accessories Diagnosis and Repairs. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service. Engine and Vehicle Computer Troubleshooting and Service. ASE style Practice Examination. Glossary. Index.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0827370075 | ISBN-13: 9780827370074)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sulev Oun

Sulev Oun is a New York State Automotive Technician Training Program Instructor for O & K Truck Repairs, Ltd in Tonawanda, New York. He is a member of SAE, STS, N.Y. Motor Truck Assn., Automotive Technology & Energy Group of WNY Chairman: BOCES Automotive Advisory Committee. Vice Chairman: New York Motor Truck Maintance Council & NYS A.T.T.P. Curriculum Committee.