Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems

Author: Owen C. Duffy,Gus Wright

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041166

Category: Transportation

Page: 1980

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Based on the 2014 National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Medium/Heavy Truck Tasks Lists and ASE Certification Test Series for truck and bus specialists, Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems is designed to address these and other international training standards. The text offers comprehensive coverage of every NATEF task with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems describes safe and effective diagnostic, repair, and maintenance procedures for todayâe(tm)s medium and heavy vehicle chassis systems, including the most current, relevant, and practical coverage of: âe¢ Automated transmissions âe¢ Braking system technology used in vehicle stability, collision avoidance, and new stopping distance standards âe¢ Hybrid drive powertrains âe¢ Advanced battery technologies âe¢ On board vehicle networks and integrated chassis electrical control system âe¢ Automatic transmission drive shafts and drive axles âe¢ Charging, starting, vehicle instrumentation and chassis electrical systems âe¢ On-board diagnostic systems, electronic signal processing, and sensor operation âe¢ Steering, suspension, frames, hitching, and air conditioning systems âe¢ Environmental and fuel efficiency technologies Additional features include: âe¢ Up-to-date NATEF coverage âe¢ Support of ASE certification test preparation for medium-heavy truck and bus test series âe¢ A clear, accessible writing style âe¢ Reinforcement of concepts learned âe¢ Application to real-world practice âe¢ A wealth of photographs, illustrations, and step-by-step explanations with visual summaries
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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems

Author: Owen C. Duffy,Gus Wright

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284091489

Category: Medical

Page: 600

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This Student Workbook contains exercises to reinforce what you will learn in both Fundamentals of Medium-/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems and the classroom. The Student Workbook is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension through a variety of exercises in each chapter, including: ASE-Type Questions – Test your critical thinking skills and prepare for certification exams. Skill Drill Activities – Test your skills with photo jumbles and caption fill-ins. Place photos in the correct order to test your knowledge of a skill and fill-in the captions to ensure that you know all the details of each step. Labeling – Master visual recognition with labeling activities that test your knowledge of automotive tools, parts, and systems. And More- Matching, multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and crossword puzzles.
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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems

Author: Gus Wright,Owen C. Duffy

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781284150933

Category: Transportation

Page: 2000

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Thoroughly updated and expanded, Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems, Second Edition offers comprehensive coverage of basic concepts and fundamentals, building up to advanced instruction on the latest technology coming to market for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. Now organized by outcome-based objectives to improve instructional clarity and adaptability in a more readable format, all content seamlessly aligns with the latest ASE Medium-Heavy Truck Program requirements for IMMR through MTST. This industry-leading Second Edition includes six new chapters that reflect state-of-the-art technological innovations, such as distributed electronic control systems, energy-saving technologies, and automated driver-assistance systems. NEW CONTENT * Offers detailed coverage of automated manual transmissions and new electronic transmission technologies, including the Eaton Endurant 12-speed and the Volvo I-shift with crawler gear * Emphasizes instruction on electronic transmission servicing with Skill Drills (step-by-step instruction) that prepare technicians to work with current and future technologies * Provides coverage of multiple fuel conservation innovations, such as truck platooning and the role of drivelines in down-speeding * Covers new and advanced electronic control systems and on-board networks that prepare technicians to identify problems and reprogram fixes for mechatronics and microelectronics, such as safety-interlock systems and Model Predictive Control Systems * Discusses advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and introduces the new SAE Level 3 autonomous driving commercial vehicles and battery electric vehicles such as the Tesla and Nikola class 8 tractors * Features an expanded collection of detailed photographs and illustrations for visual learners * Introduces updated ASE employability skills and safety standards as well as detailed coverage of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) * Includes new ISO standards content plus additional European and Asian vehicle standards for wheels, hubs, and braking systems DYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS This text full aligns to CDX Online Access for Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Online training program. With an easy-to-use interface and seamless integration with this resource, the online learning system reinforces and extends the learning topics from two-dimensional paper to interactive e-learning. Online resources include: * Thousands of images and digital media assets such as animations and videos * Updated tasksheets aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation standards * Mobile-ready course materials * Audiobook and eBook versions of this text Learn more at www.cdxlearning.com.
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Medium/Heavy Truck Tasksheet Manual For NATEF Proficiency,

Author: CDX Automotive,

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284041200

Category: Transportation

Page: 1216

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The Medium/Heavy Truck Tasksheet Manual for NATEF Proficiency, 2014 NATEF Edition is designed to guide students through the tasks necessary to meet National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) requirements for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. Based on the new 2014 National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Medium/Heavy Truck Tasks Lists, this manual will assist students in demonstrating hands-on performance and proficiency in fundamentals, diagnosis, service, and repair of medium and heavy vehicles. It can also serve as a personal portfolio of documented experience for prospective employment. Medium-Heavy Vehicle Tasksheet Manual for NATEF Proficiency includes: List of required and recommended materials and equipment for each task Critical safety issues relevant to the task Student Notes boxes offering vital information the student needs to consider while performing the task Time Card feature to allow students to track the time
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Fundamentals of Automotive Technology

Principles and Practice

Author: CDX Automotive

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449624111

Category: Automobiles

Page: 2021

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Fundamentals of Automotive Technology: Principles and Practice covers crucial material for career and technical education, secondary/post-secondary, and community college students and provides both rationales and step-by-step instructions for virtually every non-diagnosis NATEF task. Each section provides a comprehensive overview of a key topic area, with real-life problem scenarios that encourage students to develop connections between different skill and knowledge components. Customer service, safety, and math, science, and literary principles are demonstrated throughout the text to build student skill levels. Chapters are linked via cross-reference tools that support skill retention, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Students are regularly reminded that people skills are as important as technical skills in customer service fields.
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