Automotive Master Technician

Advanced Light Vehicle Technology

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992949228

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Page: 338

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'Technology needs technicians, and the ability to harness technical diagnosis calls for a Master Technician'. The rapid growth in technology used in the production of cars has highlighted the need for a different approach to vehicle diagnosis and repair. The integration of complex electronic control with mechanical systems shows the brilliance in the engineering capabilities of designers and manufacturers. While this technology has improved the comfort, safety, convenience and reliability of vehicles, it has also created an issue with established methods of maintenance and repair. As many of the control systems operate beyond our natural capabilities, diagnostic tooling is required to undertake most of the fault finding duties traditionally conducted by vehicle technicians. Also, the sophisticated nature of advanced system faults will often lead to diagnostic requirements for which there is no prescribed method. One of the fundamental roles of a Master Technician will be the diagnosis and repair of these complex and advanced system faults, for which diagnostic approaches need to be developed that can provide logical strategies to reduce overall diagnostic time. An effective diagnostic routine should always begin with a logical assessment of symptoms and then uses reasoning to reduce the possible number of options, before following a systematic approach to finding and fixing the root cause. The chapters will introduce you to health and safety, electrical principles and the psychology of diagnosis, followed by technical chapters on the operation of advanced vehicle systems including: Advanced Internal Combustion Engine Technology Advanced Vehicle Driveline and Chassis Technology Advanced Vehicle Body Electrics Alternative Fuel Vehicles It will also include chapters on the non-technical skills required from a Master Technician including: Providing Technical Support and Advice to Colleagues in Motor Vehicle Environments Liaising with Vehicle Product Manufacturers and Suppliers on Technical Matters Diagnostic Consultations with Customers in Motor Vehicle Environments Fundamental Management Principles in the Automotive Industry This book offers: Ideal support for learners and tutors undertaking automotive qualifications. Information to help cover the knowledge requirements for Level 4 Master Technicians. A large number of illustrations to support knowledge and understanding.
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TechOne

Basic automotive service and maintenance

Author: Don Knowles,Jack Erjavec

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401852085

Category: Transportation

Page: 697

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Trouble-free operation of modern automotive equipment requires the use of proper maintenance procedures and safety checks on all vehicle systems. This book guides readers through the basic maintenance, diagnosis, and servicing of all automotive systems, from tool and shop safety through the steps necessary to maintain a modern motor vehicle. Thoroughly up-to-date coverage spans the spectrum, examining basic systems such as electrical, lubrication, heating, cooling, exhaust, and transmission systems in depth. This provides readers with the foundation necessary to deal with the more complex maintenance problems of engine control computers, anti-lock braking systems, and emission controls. Supplemental restraints, tires, and drive shafts and axles are also highlighted.
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Automotive Service

Inspection, Maintenance, Repair

Author: Tim Gilles

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401812348

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1276

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Contains a comprehensive text on automotive repair and maintenance and includes seventy-nine lessons on such topics as engine operation and service, cooling and fuel systems, shop procedures and safety, and electrical systems.
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Social Media for Knowledge Sharing in Automotive Repair

Author: Patric Finkbeiner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331948544X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

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This book explores, describes and explains the predictors essential for the acceptance of social media as a digital platform to share professional knowledge in the field of automotive repair in Germany. It reports a rigorous literature review covering key elements of social media, knowledge management and technology acceptance studies. The book assumes a pragmatist approach and applies mixed methods in an exploratory sequential design, combining qualitative and quantitative methods to ensure robust collection and analysis of the collected data. Based on a survey on German automotive repair shops, the author provides a framework, for various stakeholders, to comprehend the motivations for knowledge sharing for automotive repair professionals in Germany. This book not only adds to the existing academic body of knowledge but also provides implications for industry and legislation on a European scale.
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Green Careers in Energy

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768928605

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 358

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Looks at a variety of careers in the green energy business, with information on education requirements and training programs, job duties, earnings potential, and trade and professional organizations.
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Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems Classroom and Shop Manual

Author: Cliff Owen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133008798

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 832

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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Career Opportunities in the Automotive Industry

Author: G. Michael Kennedy

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110634

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Page: N.A

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Provides details on over seventy specific jobs in the automotive industry and related fields, including information about salary, skill requirements, education, advancement, and more.
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Modern Automotive Technology

Author: James E. Duffy

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

ISBN: 9781590709566

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1613

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Modern Automotive Technology is an easy-to-understand, up-to-date book detailing the operation, construction, and repair of automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive text uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progressesgradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. The 2009 edition features a new chapter on hybrid drive train operation and service, as well as a new chapter on career success. It also contains new information on the latest developments in the field, including tire pressure monitoringsystems, computer networks, and direct gasoline injection.Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, this text is a must for students preparing for a career in automotive technology. Full-color illustrations, short sentences, concise definitions and thousands of photographs make teaching successful and learning easy.Modern Automotive Technology is backed by a strong teaching package, including a Shop Manual with 177 NATEF Standards Job Sheets that are organized into 48 projects. This full-color Shop Manual provides complete coverage of all the P-1 tasks, as well as many of the P-2 and P-3 tasks. All theteaching package items give you the tools to provide successful automotive instruction. This bundle includes a copy of the Student Text and an Online Text (6-Year Classroom Subscription). Students can instantly access the Online Text with browser-based devices, including iPads, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers.With G-W Online Textbooks, students easily navigate linked table of contents, search specific topics, quickly jump to specific pages, enlarge for full-screen reading mode, and print selected pages for offline reading.
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach

Author: Jack Erjavec,Rob Thompson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176421

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1696

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH - the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair - has been thoroughly updated to provide accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques. This comprehensive text covers the full range of basic topics outlined by ASE, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electricity and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Now updated to reflect the latest ASE Education Foundation MAST standards, as well as cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines, this trusted text is an essential resource for aspiring and active technicians who want to succeed in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of automotive service and repair. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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