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Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians, 3rd Edition

  • Alfred Thomas
  • Michael Jund
  • ISBN-10: 1305949943
  • ISBN-13: 9781305949942
  • 1072 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2010
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, Third Edition, provides a thorough guide to all major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by ASE Education Foundation. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical and electrical systems, and more. The text also includes a chapter on the expanded use of aluminum for domestic vehicle manufacture, and basic repair principles relevant to this trend. With a reader-friendly writing style, logical progression of topics, and illustrations featuring current equipment and realistic applications, this comprehensive text is a perfect choice for students with little or no prior exposure to collision repair.

Features

  • This comprehensive text includes detailed coverage of all major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by ASE Education Foundation.

  • The text guides students through a wide range of essential repair and refinishing topics, including structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance

  • The authors are both certified repair and refinishing technicians and experienced educators, and their expertise comes through in the text’s reader-friendly writing style, logical progression of topics, and detailed illustrations of important equipment an

About the Author

Alfred Thomas

Alfred Thomas is 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 an ASE Master Certified Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician and an I-CAR® Platinum™ technician. His educational background includes a Master 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 graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree, and he earned a Master of Science degree from Western Illinois University. Mr. Jund is an ASE Master Certified Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician and an I-CAR® Platinum™ technician. He now teaches part-time for I-CAR and performs aluminum and steel welding qualification training and testing as well. Mr. Jund has also been an evaluation team leader for NATEF.

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.
8. Aluminum Repair and Panel Replacement (new).
9. Fillers.
10. Trim and Hardware.
11. Estimating Collision Damage.
12. Collision Damage Analysis.
13. Bolted Exterior Panel Replacement.
14. Measuring Structural Damage.
15. Straightening and Repairing Structural Damage.
16. Welded Exterior Panel Replacement.
17. Structural Parts Replacement.
18. Full Frame Sectioning and Replacement.
19. Plastic Repair.
20. Corrosion Protection.
21. Paint Spray Guns.
22. Spray Techniques.
23. Refinishing Shop Equipment.
24. Detailing.
25. Understanding Refinishing.
26. Surface Preparation.
27. Masking Materials and Procedures.
28. Solvents for Refinishing.
29. Application of Undercoats.
30. Advanced Refinishing Procedures.
31. Advanced Refinishing Procedures Waterborne.
32. Color Evaluation and Adjustment.
33. Paint Problems and Prevention
34. Electrical Components.
35. Steering, Suspension, and Vehicle Alignment.
36. Brakes.
37. Mechanical Systems.

New to this edition

  • The authors have updated content throughout the text to reflect current industry standards and safety considerations, giving students an up-to-date view of real-world best practices.
  • Thought-provoking questions conclude each chapter to encourage students to engage with the material more deeply and apply what they have learned to realistic professional scenarios.
  • The Third Edition includes an all-all new chapter on aluminum repair--including applications and basic repair principles--providing valuable guidance on this increasingly important industry trend.
  • The new edition includes extensive revisions to cover new and emerging technologies, including the expanded use of advanced and ultra-high strength steels, as well as the ways their use is affecting approaches to repair and refinishing.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 130594996X | ISBN-13: 9781305949966)

The Instructor Companion Website to accompany Thomas/Jund’s COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, Third Edition, includes chapter presentations in PowerPoint®, chapter tests in ExamView, an Instructors Guide, and a NATEF Correlation Chart.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1305949978 | ISBN-13: 9781305949973)

This useful resource contains a variety of tools to aid instructors in preparing and presenting text material in a manner that meets their personal preferences and course needs. It presents chapter-by-chapter suggestions and resources to enhance and facilitate learning.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305949994 | ISBN-13: 9781305949997)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

ASE Certification Voucher: Standard Test – Academic, 2 terms Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0357047176 | ISBN-13: 9780357047170)

Cengage is committed to boosting employability, so students can land their first job in the transportation industry soon after graduation. One of the best ways to enhance student employability is through ASE certification! The ASE Certification Voucher provides students with access to the ASE Professional Level Certification Tests at a discounted price. The ASE Certification Voucher provide access to all ASE Certification tests except L1, L2, and L3 (advanced tests). Each voucher code includes one registration and one test fee.

Tech Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305949951 | ISBN-13: 9781305949959)

The Tech Manual to accompany Thomas/Jund’s COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, Third Edition, 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 chapters. Work Assignments, Work Orders, and Review Questions are included in each chapter for a fully rounded approach to learning and applying chapter content.

MindTap Automotive, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Thomas/Jund's Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians  (ISBN-10: 130595002X | ISBN-13: 9781305950023)

MindTap Automotive for Thomas/Jund's Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap propels students from memorization to mastery. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook. The outcome-driven application helps you challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.

Student Supplements

ASE Certification Voucher: Standard Test – Academic, 2 terms Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0357047176 | ISBN-13: 9780357047170)

Cengage is committed to boosting employability, so students can land their first job in the transportation industry soon after graduation. One of the best ways to enhance student employability is through ASE certification! The ASE Certification Voucher provides students with access to the ASE Professional Level Certification Tests at a discounted price. The ASE Certification Voucher provide access to all ASE Certification tests except L1, L2, and L3 (advanced tests). Each voucher code includes one registration and one test fee.

Tech Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305949951 | ISBN-13: 9781305949959)

The Tech Manual to accompany Thomas/Jund’s COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, Third Edition, 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 chapters. Work Assignments, Work Orders, and Review Questions are included in each chapter for a fully rounded approach to learning and applying chapter content.

MindTap Automotive, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Thomas/Jund's Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians  (ISBN-10: 130595002X | ISBN-13: 9781305950023)

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