Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles, 5th Edition

  • includes Classroom Manual and Shop Manual
  • Jack Erjavec Columbus State Community College (Emeritus)
  • ISBN-10: 1435439333
  • ISBN-13: 9781435439337
  • 668 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2002, 1997
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.75 
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About The Solution

Overview

Updated to include the latest developments in the field, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E covers a wide range of must-know topics including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, diagnosis and servicing new systems and self-shifting manual, while still addressing the foundational basics like the purpose and major components of the transmission system and subsystems. Divided into two volumes, the Classroom Manual presents system theory and addresses cognitive objectives, and the Shop Manual covers hands-on service and repair tasks , addressing performance objectives. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E features detailed full-color photos to walk the reader through what to expect when they perform a procedure on-the-job. Likewise, the book stresses the importance of safe work habits – dedicating a full chapter to the topic. Finally, the textbook includes all of the information required to successfully pass an ASE exam for Manual Drive Trains and Axles.


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Features/Benefits

  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Program Standards.
  • All new full-color artwork and text design.
  • Additional procedural and diagnostic coverage, newer images.
  • Shop Manual and Classroom Manual content is cross-referenced for easy access to all relevant topical information.

What's New

  • Full-color art program and more photos, especially in Classroom Manual.
  • Coverage of new technologies, especially electronic clutch controls, electronic shift units, advanced all-wheel drive systems, and coverage of hybrid drive systems.
  • Emphasis on technical accuracy and more coverage of real life malfunctions and appropriate diagnostic routines.
  • Expansion of instructor package to include Blackboard and WebCT ready online supplements.
  • Greater emphasis on NATEF applied academics as they relate to the subject, basic diagnostics, customer relations and preparing work orders.

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Table of Contents

CLASSROOM MANUAL.
1. Manual Drive Trains and Axles.
2. Drivetrain Theory.
3. Clutches.
4. Manual Transmissions/Transaxles.
5. Front Drive Axles.
6. Drive Shafts and Universal Joints.
7. Differentials and Drive Axles.
8. Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) Systems.
9. Advanced Four-Wheel-Drive Systems.
10. Drivetrain Electrical and Electronic Systems.
11.Electronically-Controlled and Automated Transmissions.

SHOP MANUAL.
1.SAFETY.
2. SPECIAL TOOLS AND PROCEDURES.
3. Servicing Clutches.
4. Servicing Transmissions/Transaxles.
5. SERVICING FRONT DRIVE AXLES.
6. SERVICING DRIVE SHAFTS AND UNIVERSAL JOINTS.
7. Servicing Differentials and Drive Axles.
8. SERVICING FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEMS.
9. Diagnosing 4WD and AWD Control Systems.
10. Servicing Drivetrain Electrical Systems.
11. Diagnosing Advanced Electronic Systems.

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Meet the Author

About the Author

Jack Erjavec

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.

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