9781428361218

Principles of Electricity & Electronics for the Automotive Technician

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428361218

  • ISBN10:

    1428361219

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-22
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Principles of Electricity & Electronics for the Automotive Technician, 2E thoroughly covers the basics of automotive electricity and electronics to fully prepare beginning technicians for more complex electrical concepts. Written by an ASE Master Technician and teacher, the book draws readers in using a combination of basic theory, case studies, hands-on vehicle tasks and ASE-style review questions. The updated second edition includes expanded coverage of hybrid electrical vehicles and safety procedures, technological advances in electronically controlled vehicle accessories, and new troubleshooting techniques using cutting-edge equipment and procedures. Simple illustrations and wiring diagrams, along with straightforward explanations of how automotive electricity and electronics work, act together to make this an ideal introduction to electrical and electronics diagnostics and service.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS BASIC ELECTRICAL THEORY MEASUREMENT SYSTEM & CALCULATOR USE COMPONENTS OF AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT METERS & MEASURING DEVICES BASIC OF ELECTRONICS & COMPUTERS SERIES CIRCUITS PARALLEL CIRCUITS SERIES/PARALLEL CIRCUITS BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING TECHNIQUES & TIPS ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS, LIGHTING, & INSTRUMENTATION BATTERIES & TESTING STARTING SYSTEM THEORY CHARGING SYSTEM THEORY IGNITION SYSTEM THEORY

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