674 pages | 830 B/W Illus.
This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass all Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems courses and qualifications.
As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new to the subject, this book will help to develop this knowledge, but will also assist experienced technicians in keeping up with recent technological advances. This new edition includes information on developments in pass-through technology, multiplexing, and engine control systems. In full colour and covering the latest course specifications, this is the guide that no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without.
Designed to make learning easier, this book contains:
"Tom Denton looks at subjects from a student’s prospective. He makes complex systems easy to understand. Great embedded tables and pictures help visualize components and understand automotive terms. Electronics subjects are taken apart to ensure students grasp new electric technology, systems and components."
-- Aidan Coates, North Notts College
"This book is nicely laid out and the explanation of each topic is very easy to follow.A great insight in to the world of automobile technology."
-- Ailbe Burke, Limerick Institute of Technology
Preface; Acknowledgements; Electrical and electronic principles; Tools and equipment; Electrical systems and circuits; Batteries; Charging; Starting; Ignition; Fuel control; Engine management; Lighting; Auxiliaries; Instrumentation; Heating ventilation and air conditioning; Chassis electrical; Comfort and safety; Automotive Technology Academy; References; Index.