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MindTap Automotive for Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual 6th Edition

Jack Erjavec, Mike Ronan

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MindTap™ Automotive for Ronan's Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap also offers students two different engaging simulations, our all-new Automotive Theory Simulations and Delmar Automotive Training Online (DATO)! Our innovative Automotive Theory Simulations focus on applying fundamental concepts and theories to a virtual automotive bay. These simulations allow students to master common concepts and tasks, and practice with tools that they will use in the automotive industry. DATO gives students the ability to practice and build their diagnostic, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills. The combination of these hands-on simulations will better prepare students to succeed upon graduation and become career-ready!

Professional Automotive Technician Training Series

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.

Mike Ronan, State University of New York, Alfred State College

Michael Ronan has taught Automotive Drive Train in the Alfred State College Automotive Department for thirty years. He arrived at the College after an early career as a Rolls Royce technician and then a transmission shop owner. He is a 28-year member of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association and has been a testing proctor for that organization during that entire period. Ronan holds a bachelor's degree from SUNY Fredonia and has attended hundreds of hours of manufacturer and industry training. He has served the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) for twelve years as a subject matter expert in the development of both the A2 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles and the A3 Manual Drive Train &Axles certification tests. Ronan has served as an automotive textbook and online resource reviewer on many projects.He continues to work as a drive train specialist in summer months.
  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Activities include videos, animations, assessments, ASE style questions and more!
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that guide students through the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what's important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
  • Includes automotive shop simulation, DATO.
  • Within MindTap students are able to edit and submit job sheets, based on the NATEF task list, for faculty grading.
1. Chapter Overviews in PowerPoint.
2. eBook with ReadSpeaker, note-taking capabilities and more.
3. Videos and animations.
4. Chapter Assessments, including ASE-style questions.
5. Chapter Activities, including videos with questions, matching exercises, crossword puzzles, and more.
6. Worksheets based on NATEF AST and MAST tasks.
7. Editable Shop Manual Job Sheets.
8. DATO (Delmar Automotive Training Online) Diagnostic Scenarios.
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  • ISBN-10: 1305274938
  • ISBN-13: 9781305274938
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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

Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, Spiral bound Version

ISBN: 9781305261785
Reflecting the 2013 NATEF AST/MAST program standards, this fully updated Sixth Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS & TRANSAXLES covers a wide range of must-know topics, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, and six-speed transmissions, while still addressing the basics, such as the importance of safe work habits and the purpose and major components of the transmission system and subsystems. Volume 1, the Classroom Manual, covers every topic on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test in a thorough, easy-to-understand manner, while Volume II, the Shop Manual, includes detailed job sheets that ask students to perform hands-on service and repair tasks that reflect 2013 AST/MAST task lists. Detailed full-color photos demonstrate exactly what students can expect when performing a procedure on the job. In addition, new references to high performance topics reflect recent advances in the fast-growing automotive performance industry.

Instructor's Web Site

ISBN: 9781305261792
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; an image gallery with useful 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 2013 NATEF Standards correlation chart linking the chapter and page numbers in the manuals, and an Instructor's Guide in electronic format.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781305386679
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 2013 NATEF Standards correlation chart linking the chapter and page numbers in the manuals, and an Instructor's Guide in electronic format.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305261815
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want.

Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions & Transaxles Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305261778
Reflecting the 2013 NATEF AST/MAST program standards, this fully updated Sixth Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS & TRANSAXLES covers a wide range of must-know topics, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, and six-speed transmissions, while still addressing the basics, such as the importance of safe work habits and the purpose and major components of the transmission system and subsystems. Volume 1, the Classroom Manual, covers every topic on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test in a thorough, easy-to-understand manner, while Volume II, the Shop Manual, includes detailed job sheets that ask students to perform hands-on service and repair tasks that reflect 2013 AST/MAST task lists. Detailed full-color photos demonstrate exactly what students can expect when performing a procedure on the job. In addition, new references to high performance topics reflect recent advances in the fast-growing automotive performance industry.

FOR STUDENTS

Today's Technician: Manual Transmissions & Transaxles Shop Manual

ISBN: 9781305261778
Succeed in your future career and on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS & TRANSAXLES, 6e. You'll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere the 2013 NATEF AST/MAST program standards, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, safe work practices, and more. Volume I covers every topic on the ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles certification test, while Volume II includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks. In addition, detailed full-color photos show you what to expect when performing a procedure on the job.