Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians, 2nd Edition

  • Alfred Thomas Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Michael Jund Eastern Iowa Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133601871  |  ISBN-13: 9781133601876
  • 1008 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.00 
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About

Overview

COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, 2E covers all the major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by NATEF. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical & electrical systems, and more. The logical progression of topics and easy-to-understand writing style are perfect for students with little or no prior exposure to collision repair.


Features/Benefits

  • This is the first collision repair book written for 21st century students.
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians, 2e is comprehensive, well illustrated and completely up to date with the latest technologies.
  • The text is easy to read and presents current information and a logical sequence of topics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Collision Repair.
2. Collision Shop Safety.
3. Hand Tools.
4. Power Tools.
5. Welding Procedures and Equipment.
6. Vehicle Construction.
7. Straightening Steel and Aluminum.
8. Body Filler.
9. Trim and Hardware.
10. Estimating Collision Damage.
11. Collision Damage Analysis.
12. Bolted Exterior Panel Replacement.
13. Measuring Structural Damage.
14. Straightening Unibody.
15. Welded Exterior Panel Replacement.
16. Structural Parts Replacement.
17. Full Frame Sectioning/Replacement.
18. Plastic Repair.
19. Corrosion Protection.
20. Paint Spray Guns.
21. Spray Techniques.
22. Equipment for the Refinishing Shop.
23. Detailing.
24. Understanding Refinishing.
25. Surface Preparation.
26. Masking Materials and Procedures.
27. Solvents for Refinishing .
28. Application of Undercoats.
29. Advanced Refinishing Procedures Solvent Born.
30. Advanced Refinishing Procedures Waterborne (New).
31. Color Evaluation and Adjustment.
32. Paint Problems and Prevention
33. Electrical Components (New).
34. Suspension and Steering Systems (New).
35. Brake Systems (New).
36. Mechanical Systems (New).

What's New

  • An all-new chapter exclusively covers waterborne technology.
  • Four all new chapters cover common mechanical repairs that are needed following a collision.
  • Expanded coverage of writing a resume, developing interview skills, and other skills needed that will help your students secure their first job.
  • New content on mechanical and electrical components.
  • Chapters revised to cover new and emerging technologies

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Supplements

Instructor Supplements

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Tech Manual  (ISBN-10: 113360188X | ISBN-13: 9781133601883)

The Tech Manual to accompany Collision Repair & Refinishing, 2e is designed to work hand-in-hand with the textbook to offer additional opportunities for review and application of the material covered in the book's respective chapters. Work Assignments, Work Orders and Review Questions are included in each of the chapters for a fully rounded approach to learning and applying the chapter content.

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Student Supplements

Student Supplements

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Tech Manual  (ISBN-10: 113360188X | ISBN-13: 9781133601883)

The Tech Manual to accompany Collision Repair & Refinishing, 2e is designed to work hand-in-hand with the textbook to offer additional opportunities for review and application of the material covered in the book's respective chapters. Work Assignments, Work Orders and Review Questions are included in each of the chapters for a fully rounded approach to learning and applying the chapter content.

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Meet the Author

About the Author

Alfred Thomas

Alfred Thomas is currently an associate professor of collision repair at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport Pennsylvania. He is also a contributing editor for “Auto Body Repair News," a monthly collision repair technical journal. Mr. Thomas is a master certified collision repair refinishing technician, and an I-CAR platinum technician. His educational background includes a Masters of Arts degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Trevecca Nazarene University, and an Associate of Arts degree from Washtenaw Community College.

Michael Jund

Michael Jund taught collision repair for many years at Scott Community College, where he also served as department coordinator and dean of applied technologies. He now teaches part-time for I-CAR and Allstate Insurance. Mr. Jund has also been an evaluation team leader for NATEF.