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Welcome to the Automotive - New Book Guide at the Parrott Centre Library.
This guide highlights new resources for the following programs:
- Automotive Service Technician
- Motive Power Fundamentals - Parts & Counter Personnel
- Motive Power Technician - Service & Management
Automotive - New Books
Fundamentals of Automotive Technology by Automotive technicians must learn how to safely and effectively maintain, diagnose, and repair every system on the automobile. Fundamentals of Automotive Technology provides students with the critical knowledge and essential skills to master these tasks successfully. With a focus on clarity and accuracy, the Second Edition offers students and instructors a single source of unparalleled coverage for every task from MLR through MAST. Fully updated and reorganized, the revised format enhances student comprehension and encourages critical thinking.
Call Number: TL152 .V36 2018
Publication Date: 2017-03-09
Automotive Service Management by Complete guide to managing an automotive repair business, for both the novice and the professional Automotive Service Management: Principles into Practice is the most comprehensive text available to address the wide range of skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage or own an automotive repair business. Conversational and full of real-world examples, the text builds from basic knowledge of the industry and fundamental organizational and communication skills up through advanced leadership, planning, and human resource management. The 3rd edition includes the most up-to-date guidance on leadership, industry skill sets, and practical applications, plus a sample ASE C1 Service Consultant Test to help students prepare for success on this certification exam.
Call Number: TL153 .R46 2019
Publication Date: 2018-01-03
Automotive Electricity & Electronics by The Classroom Manual and shop manual details the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles.
Call Number: TL272.5 H62222 2019
Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems by The second edition of Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systemsconcentrates on core technologies to provide the essential information required to understand how different vehicle systems work. It gives a complete overview of the components and workings of a vehicle from the engine through to the chassis and electronics. It also explains the necessary tools and equipment needed in effective car maintenance and repair, and relevant safety procedures are included throughout. Designed to make learning easier, this book contains: Photographs, flow charts and quick reference tables Detailed diagrams and clear descriptions that simplify the more complicated topics and aid revision Useful features throughout, including definitions, key facts and 'safety first' considerations. In full colour and with support materials from the author's website (www.automotive-technology.org), this is the guide no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without. . In full colour and with support materials from the author's website (www.automotive-technology.org), this is the guide no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without.
Call Number: TL240 .D46 2018
Automotive Engines by Gain the technical expertise, practical skills, and industry knowledge you need for career success! AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, AND REBUILDING, Eighth Edition, features comprehensive coverage of the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. A veteran instructor with firsthand experience as a certified technician and machinist, the author focuses on universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios you are likely to see in the field. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology--including hybrid engines and high-performance components--this trusted text is the ideal resource to prepare you for professional success.
Call Number: TL210 .G52 2019
Math for Automotive Technicians by Math for Automotive Technicians is designed to help you learn and apply basic math skills. The first part of the text provides 12 lessons that develop a mastery of basic math skills in the context of automotive service. Coverage includes whole number operations, decimals, greater than/less than, tape measure fractions, conversion, graphs and tables, formulas, measurement, and comparing to specifications. The second part consists of 96 case studies that apply and extend the basic math skills with actual vehicle procedures, data, and specifications. For ease of integration with curricula based on the NATEF standards, the case studies are grouped into automotive service areas, such as chassis systems, engine mechanical, electrical, etc. Answers to odd-numbered practice problems are listed in the back of the text. Math for Automotive Technicians is well-suited for use as either the core text in a dedicated applied math course or a supplemental text in an automotive technology program.
Call Number: TL154 .T46 2019
Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles by A comprehensive examination of advanced battery management technologies and practices in modern electric vehicles Policies surrounding energy sustainability and environmental impact have become of increasing interest to governments, industries, and the general public worldwide. Policies embracing strategies that reduce fossil fuel dependency and greenhouse gas emissions have driven the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), including hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), pure electric vehicles (PEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs). Battery management systems (BMSs) are crucial components of such vehicles, protecting a battery system from operating outside its Safe Operating Area (SOA), monitoring its working conditions, calculating and reporting its states, and charging and balancing the battery system. Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles is a compilation of contemporary model-based state estimation methods and battery charging and balancing techniques, providing readers with practical knowledge of both fundamental concepts and practical applications. This timely and highly-relevant text covers essential areas such as battery modeling and battery state of charge, energy, health and power estimation methods. Clear and accurate background information, relevant case studies, chapter summaries, and reference citations help readers to fully comprehend each topic in a practical context. Offers up-to-date coverage of modern battery management technology and practice Provides case studies of real-world engineering applications Guides readers from electric vehicle fundamentals to advanced battery management topics Includes chapter introductions and summaries, case studies, and color charts, graphs, and illustrations Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate coursework, Advanced Battery Management Technologies for Electric Vehicles is equally valuable as a reference for professional researchers and engineers.
Call Number: TL220 .X56 2019
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