Modern Automotive Technology supports career readiness for those wishing to pursue a job in the automotive industry. Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, it details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. Student-focused content is presented using a building block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid technology and direct gasoline injection, helps prepare students to service and repair today's complex vehicles. Modern Automotive Technology is also a perfect reference for those preparing for the ASE automobile certification tests. - Correlates to the 2017 ASE/NATEF Task List (MLR, AST, and MAST). - Features short sentences, concise definitions, strong pedagogical learning support, and thousands of color images to help students learn quickly and easily. - Provides students with a thorough understanding of electricity and electronics to provide students with a thorough understanding of this key topic.
About the Author
James E. Duffy has devoted much of his professional life to developing educational materials that help people understand career and technical subjects. Mr. Duffy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University. After college, Mr. Duffy worked as an automotive instructor at Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and at Hillsborough Adult Education Center in Tampa, Florida. After teaching for several years, Mr. Duffy joined Goodheart Willcox Publisher as a technical editor and eventually began writing textbooks. In addition to Modern Automotive Technology, Mr. Duffy's books include Auto Electricity and Electronics, Auto Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and Manual Drive Trains and Axles.