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Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual, 5th Edition

  • Cliff Owen
  • ISBN-10: 1435486552
  • ISBN-13: 9781435486553
  • 832 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2004, 2001
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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Overview

About the Product

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and repair procedures related to automotive brakes. Your students will benefit from this book's two-volume approach: a Classroom Manual that details the theories and application of the total brake system, sub-system, and components, combined with a corresponding Shop Manual that provides real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information about these systems. This book includes updated information on the latest materials used in brake systems as well as the latest information on current electronics. In addition, there is expanded coverage of electric braking systems that is general enough not to distract your students with highly detailed, manufacturer-specific information. The ASE Challenge questions at the end of each chapter of the Shop Manual and a Practice Exam in the Appendix will prepare your students for the ASE (A5) certification exam. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS, 5E, offers your students all the information they need to understand, diagnose, and repair most problems that might occur with today's brake systems.

Features

  • Contains up-to-date drawings, photos, and schematics that show modern brake technology and applications in detail, and now in full color.

  • Provides coverage of the 2008 NATEF Automobile Program Standards for Brakes in the two Manuals.

  • Includes all new content on diagnosing electric parking brakes and electric braking systems in the Shop Manual.

  • Contains coverage of ABS within a vehicle stability system, which is appearing on more and more vehicles, preparing users for work in the industry.

About the Author

Cliff Owen

Cliff Owen is a retired Program Coordinator of the Automotive Technology program at Griffin Technical College in Griffin, Georgia. He is currently an adjunct instructor with the same program and serves as a consultant to the Automotive Program at Flint River Technical College. He holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is an ASE Master Automotive Technician.

Table of Contents

Classroom Manual.
1. Brake System Fundamentals.
2. Principles and Theories of Operation.
3. Related Systems: Tire, Wheels, Bearings, and Suspensions.
4. Master Cylinder and Brake Fluid.
5. Hydraulic Lines, Valves, and Switches.
6. Power Brake Systems.
7. Disc Brakes .
8. Drum Brakes.
9. Parking Brakes.
10. Electrical Braking Systems.

Shop Manual.
1. Brake Safety.
2. Brake Service Tools and Equipment.
3. Related System Service.
4. Master Cylinder and Brake Fluid Service.
5. Hydraulic Line, Valve, and Switch Service.
6. Power Brake Service.
7. Disc Brake Service.
8. Drum Brake Service.
9. Parking Brake Service.
10. Electrical Brake Systems.

New to this edition

  • Content updated to the 2008 NATEF Standards.
  • Includes an introduction to air brakes system that adds more dimension to the overall discussion of automotive and truck braking systems.
  • Includes a detailed examination of the latest electronic braking systems from Teves and the Teves version of vehicle stability.
  • Includes the latest information on design and use of electric/electronic braking systems, including their impact on the standard brakes and their incorporation into vehicle stability systems.
  • An all new full-color art program and text design for the fifth edition.

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

WebTutor™ Advantage on Blackboard®, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1435486536 | ISBN-13: 9781435486539)

: Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content rich, web-based teaching , learning and communication tool that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts. The WebTutor includes the components of the Instructor Resources and expands on them, including pre/post tests,discussion questions and a sample course syllabus.

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1435486544 | ISBN-13: 9781435486546)

The Instructors Resources DVD includes the following components to help instructors more efficiently manage their classroom time: Chapter presentations in PowerPoint with video clips, images and animations; Image Library including every photo and illustration from the two manuals; Computerized Test Bank with hundreds of modifiable questions; Instructor's Guide PDF with chapter outlines and answer keys; chapter-end questions in Word; NATEF correlation grids; Job Sheets from the Shop Manual as PDFs, and theory-based Worksheets for in-class or homework assignments

Cengage Learning Hosted WebTutor™ Advantage Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111314233 | ISBN-13: 9781111314231)
Today's Technician: Automotive Electricity And Electronics  (ISBN-10: 141801267X | ISBN-13: 9781418012670)

The newest edition of this classroom and shop manual set continues to provide unsurpassed coverage of the theory and procedures for automotive electricity and electronics. Streamlined diagnostic and service procedures and added attention to data bus networks, including the CAN, LIN, ISO, and other common systems, are highlighted in this revision. Expanded coverage of vehicle accessory systems includes the new multi-stage air bag systems, weight classification systems, side air bag systems, and laser guided cruise control systems. An all-new chapter on hybrid and high voltage systems is also featured.

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems  (ISBN-10: 1401896820 | ISBN-13: 9781401896829)

This new edition features the most current content on suspension and steering systems for today's cars, SUVs, light duty trucks and now, hybrids! The 4th Edition is teeming with new and improved content, from the latest mandatory tire pressure monitoring systems to the newest electronically-controlled suspension systems. New information on the latest front and rear suspension designs, recent developments in steering columns and air bag systems, and the latest electronic power steering gears are also discussed.

Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems  (ISBN-10: 1418021288 | ISBN-13: 9781418021283)

This updated classroom/shop manual set explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system and the diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology. Fundamental skills and maintenance are addressed, as well as the application of the theory behind each automotive system. New and proposed strategies in engine fuels and vehicle power systems, an overview of current undercarriage systems technologies, and information on alternative fuels vehicles are just some of the topics covered in the new edition.

Student Supplements

WebTutor™ Advantage on Blackboard®, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1435486536 | ISBN-13: 9781435486539)

Designed to complement the book, WebTUTOR™ Advantage is a content rich, web-based teaching , learning and communication tool that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts.

Cengage Learning Hosted WebTutor™ Advantage Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111314233 | ISBN-13: 9781111314231)
Today's Technician: Automotive Electricity And Electronics  (ISBN-10: 141801267X | ISBN-13: 9781418012670)

The newest edition of this classroom and shop manual set continues to provide unsurpassed coverage of the theory and procedures for automotive electricity and electronics. Streamlined diagnostic and service procedures and added attention to data bus networks, including the CAN, LIN, ISO, and other common systems, are highlighted in this revision. Expanded coverage of vehicle accessory systems includes the new multi-stage air bag systems, weight classification systems, side air bag systems, and laser guided cruise control systems. An all-new chapter on hybrid and high voltage systems is also featured.

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems  (ISBN-10: 1401896820 | ISBN-13: 9781401896829)

This new edition features the most current content on suspension and steering systems for today's cars, SUVs, light duty trucks and now, hybrids! The 4th Edition is teeming with new and improved content, from the latest mandatory tire pressure monitoring systems to the newest electronically-controlled suspension systems. New information on the latest front and rear suspension designs, recent developments in steering columns and air bag systems, and the latest electronic power steering gears are also discussed.

Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems  (ISBN-10: 1418021288 | ISBN-13: 9781418021283)

This updated classroom/shop manual set explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system and the diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology. Fundamental skills and maintenance are addressed, as well as the application of the theory behind each automotive system. New and proposed strategies in engine fuels and vehicle power systems, an overview of current undercarriage systems technologies, and information on alternative fuels vehicles are just some of the topics covered in the new edition.