Fundamentals of Automotive Technology (Hardcover)

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Automotive technicians must learn how to safely and effectively maintain, diagnose, and repair every system on the automobile. Fundamentals of Automotive Technology: Principles and Practice, Third Edition is a comprehensive resource that provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully master these tasks. With a focus on clarity and accuracy, the Third Edition offers students and instructors a single source of unparalleled information, covering fundamentals and advanced topics for all automotive systems. This text has been fully updated to the 2022 ASE Foundation standards and reorganized based on feedback from current users, as well as a comprehensive review from a broad base of automotive instructors. With these updates, the revised format enhances student comprehension, encourages critical thinking, and fully immerses learners into the constantly-evolving automotive field. New to the Third Edition Streamlined and reorganized content into 75 easy-to-follow chapters that help students understand and master the material Revised Learning Objectives that act as guideposts throughout the text, ensuring that students recognize important topics and takeaways Updated content, tailoring the language to an 8th & 9th grade reading level and adding information on present-day technology, procedures, and equipment Incorporated a suite of new photos and illustrations that visually enhance every chapter Added digital tools to the previously print-only package: each new print copy of the text comes with an eBook that includes two online-only chapters (Chapter 74: Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles and Chapter 75: Alternative Fuel Systems), as well as search functions and text-to-speech capabilities Dynamic Technology Solutions: The Third Edition is full aligned with Fundamentals of Automotive Technology, Third Edition: Online Course. The Online Course uses the textbook content as an instructional framework, incorporating additional interactive and media resources to enhance student learning. These resources are integrated with the text to create a seamless presentation of related content that appeals to diverse styles of learning. For additional details on the resources included in this package, please refer to the list below. Online Resources Include: 1,000+ instructional videos on common procedures and practices 250+ interactive animations that allow users to engage with the content 20 NEW 3D animations that walk through common scenarios Integrated quizzes and tests that measure students' knowledge Sophisticated grading and analytics tools to help gauge students' progress 400 writeable tasksheets that align to the 2017 ASE Foundation Standards Mobile-ready course materials that make it easier to learn on-the-go Audiobook and eBook versions of the text.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781284230352
ISBN-10: 128423035X
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Publication Date: March 9th, 2022
Pages: 1900
Language: English