Modern Automotive Technology

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Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 1613 pages
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Details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive textbook uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. This newly revised text provides thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid drive systems, computer network communication, and tire pressure monitoring systems. Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, Modern Automotive Technology is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians who are preparing for the ASE certification tests.

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James E. Duffy has devoted much of his professional life to developing educational materials that help people understand vocational and technical subjects. Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University. After college, Jim worked as an automotiveinstructor at Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and at Hillsborough Adult Education Center in Tampa, Florida. After teaching for several years, Jim joined Goodheart-Willcox Publisher as a technical editor and eventually began writing textbooks. In addition to Modern Automotive Technology,Jim's books include Auto Electricity and Electronics, Auto Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and Manual Drive Trains and Axles.

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