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Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual 6th Edition

Jack Erjavec, Ken Pickerill

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2007, 2003
  • 1072 Pages
Starting At 100.00 See pricing and ISBN options

Overview

Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Jack Erjavec, Columbus State Community College (Emeritus)

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.

Ken Pickerill,

Ken Pickerill is a Certified Master Automotive Technician (with ASE Area L1 and X1) and an instructor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Mr. Pickerill was a technician for 22 years before entering the training field, and he has more than 36 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.
  • Coverage reflects the latest technological advances and developments in the rapidly changing automotive field, including those related to hybrid vehicles.
  • The book now provides strong coverage of both electronic and hydraulic controls.
  • Reworked end-of-chapter questions ensure clarity and appropriate location in the text.
  • Updated photo sequences and many updated illustrations enhance students’ visual understanding.
  • Job sheets in the Shop Manual have been updated to align with the 2013 MLR-AST-MAST task lists.
  • Job Sheets in the Shop Manual help students perform common service procedures.
  • A comprehensive Spanish/English glossary and inclusion of J11930 terminology help students master key terms, concepts, and skills.
  • Each chapter ends with a Summary and Review Questions to help students gauge their mastery of the content.
  • ASE-Style Review Questions and ASE Challenge Questions in the Shop Manual and an ASE Practice Text in Appendix A help students prepare for the ASE certification exam.
  • The book provides the most complete and up-to-date information on automatic transmission theory, diagnosis, and repair available in a single source.
  • Extensive illustrations and step-by-step photo sequences include all major automatic transmission repair procedures and promote professional work practices.
  • Extensive information guides students in rebuilding and design of most major transmissions from Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan.
  • Coverage of hybrid vehicle transmission designs, the Lepelletier gear setup, power split units, various continuously variable transmission (CVT) designs, and electronic control systems prepares students for successful on-the-job performance.
Classroom Manual.
1. Drive Train Basics.
2. Drive Train Theory.
3. General Theories of Operation.
4. Transmission Electronics.
5. Transmission Designs.
6. Torque Converters and Oil Pumps.
7. Hydraulic and Electronic Controls.
8. Gears and Shafts.
9. Reaction And Friction Units.
10. Common Automatic Transmissions.
Glossary.
Index.
Shop Manual.
1. Safety.
2. Special Tools and Procedures.
3. Diagnosis, Maintenance, and Basic Adjustments.
4. Electrical and Electronic System Diagnosis and Service.
5. Rebuilding Transmissions.
6. Torque Converter and Oil Pump Service.
7. General Hydraulic System Service.
8. Gear and Shaft Service.
9. Friction And Reaction Unit Service.
10. Rebuilding Common Transmissions.
Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination.
Appendix B: Automatic Transmission Special Tool Suppliers.
Appendix C: Metric Conversions.
Glossary.
Index.
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305259386
The Instructor Companion Site provides additional course content, study aids, and sample test questions to help students succeed in the course. Many Instructor Companion Sites also contain critical-thinking questions, activities, and web links. To access faculty Companion Sites, please visit www.cengage.com/delmar and search by ISBN.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781305386662
Contains all preparation tools to meet any instructor's classroom needs, including chapter presentations in PowerPoint with images; video clips and animations that coincide with each chapter's content coverage; a computerized test bank with hundreds of test questions; a searchable image library with all pictures from the text; theory-based worksheets in Word that provide homework or in-class assignments; the Job Sheets from the Shop Manual in Word, a 2012 NATEF Standards correlation chart linking the chapter and page numbers in the manuals, and an Instructor's Guide in electronic format.

Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305259362
Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Today's Technician Automatic Transmissions and Transaxels Classroom Manual

ISBN: 9781305259355
Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

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ISBN: 9781305259478
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FOR STUDENTS

Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305259362
Prepare for your future career and succeed on the ASE certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e. You’ll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere to 2013 NATEF AST/MAST program standards, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, as well as the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The book’s technician-oriented focus helps you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures you’ll need on the job. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every topic on the ASE certification test, while the Shop Manual includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks.

Today's Technician Automatic Transmissions and Transaxels Classroom Manual

ISBN: 9781305259355
Prepare for your future career and succeed on the ASE certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e. You’ll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere to 2013 NATEF AST/MAST program standards, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, as well as the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The book’s technician-oriented focus helps you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures you’ll need on the job. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every topic on the ASE certification test, while the Shop Manual includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks.