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Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, Spiral bound Version, 5th Edition

  • includes Classroom Manual and Shop Manual
  • Chris Hadfield
  • ISBN-10: 1133602517
  • ISBN-13: 9781133602514
  • 1008 Pages | Spiralbound
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge technicians need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam. Designed around National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics in engine rebuilding. Forward-looking discussions include advancements in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and designs and functions of modern component parts. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition revs up classroom and shop learning with realistic line drawings, detailed photosand a variety of electronic tools for instructors.

Features

  • Chapters deliver key information and skills on engine system and component maintenance, diagnosis, and repair, paving the way to successful automotive careers.

  • Showcasing engines, components, and tools in remarkable detail, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, 5th Edition depicts the advancements found in automotive shops today, for a finely-tuned understanding of the industry.

  • Practical information on hybrid vehicles, including service precautions and procedures, stress on-the-job issues and prepare readers for the automotive shop of tomorrow.

  • Studying the Shop Manual's ASE practice exam prepares readers for success on the Engine Repair certification test.

About the Author

Chris Hadfield

Christopher Hadfield is director the Minnesota Transportation Center of Excellence. Previous to this appointment, he was dean of career and technical education in Brainerd, Minnesota, capping a decade of experience as an automotive technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including stints as department chair and program coordinator.

Table of Contents

Classroom Manual

1. Automotive Engines.
2. Theory of Engine Operation.
3. Engine Repair and Rebuilding Industry.
4. Engine Operating Systems.
5. Engine Materials, Fasteners, Gaskets, and Seals.
6. Intake and Exhaust Systems.
7. Factors Affecting Engine Performance.
8. Engine Configurations, Mounts, and Remanufactured Engines.
9. Cylinder Heads.
10. Camshafts and Valve Trains.
11. Timing Mechanisms.
12. Engine Block Construction.
13. Pistons, Rings, Connecting Rods, and Bearings.
14. Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles.

Shop Manual

1. Safety and Shop Practices.
2. Basic Testing, Initial Inspection, and Service Procedures.
3. Engine Rebuilding Tools and Skills.
4. Diagnosing and Servicing Engine Operating Systems.
5. Repair and Replacement of Engine Fasteners, Gaskets, and Seals.
6. Intake and Exhaust System Diagnosis and Service.
7. Diagnosing Engine Performance Concerns.
8. Engine Removal, Engine Swap, and Engine Installation.
9. Cylinder Head Disassemble, Inspection, and Service.
10. Valve Train Service.
11. Timing Mechanism Service.
12. Inspecting, Disassembling, and Servicing the Cylinder Block Assembly.
13. Short Block Component Service and Engine Assembly.
14. Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicle Service.

New to this edition

  • The 5th Edition of is aligned with the NATEF Automotive Service Technology and Master Automotive Service Technology task lists.
  • New material on cylinder heads, variable valve trains, displacement on demand, and changes in the workplace give technicians an accurate picture of automotive careers today.
  • New usage guidelines and issues related to maintenance fluids and procedures for modern vehicles keep readers informed on important, day-to-day technician responsibilities.
  • New photo sequences of typical procedures on maintenance and related items remove ambiguity and help readers visualize manual tasks.

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

Classroom Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602487 | ISBN-13: 9781133602484)
Shop Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602509 | ISBN-13: 9781133602507)
CourseMate, 2 terms Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133604277 | ISBN-13: 9781133604273)

Cengage Learning's Automotive CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the e-book and textbook-specific website. Automotive CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

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.

Classroom Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602487 | ISBN-13: 9781133602484)
Shop Manual for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding  (ISBN-10: 1133602509 | ISBN-13: 9781133602507)
CourseMate, 2 terms Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133604277 | ISBN-13: 9781133604273)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.

MindTap Automotive, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Hadfield's Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305274970 | ISBN-13: 9781305274976)

MindTap Automotive Trades for the Hadfield’s Today’s Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, 5e meets the needs of today’s automotive classroom, shop and student. Within the MindTap, faculty and students will find Classroom manual and Shop Manual readings, enriched with videos, animations, assessments, and learning activities, for each chapter. The shop manual’s complete, NATEF-based Job Sheets are included as editable PDFs that students can complete online and submit to their teachers within the MindTap environment. MindTap also offers you 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 you to master common concepts and tasks, and practice with tools that you will use in the automotive industry. DATO gives you the ability to practice and build your diagnostic, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills. The combination of these hands-on simulations will better prepare you to succeed upon graduation and become career-ready!