Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 1st edition

  • James D. Halderman

Overview

Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics is specifically designed for the second semester of an automotive electrical systems course. The first 12 chapters offer solid review of foundational automotive electronics service and repair procedures, with the subsequent 17 chapters focused on advanced topics, such as chassis systems, HVAC, and hybrid electric vehicles. The text's short chapters divide the content into manageable topics, making it easier for you to master the material and succeed in your course.

 

This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which provides full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Electrical Fundamentals

Chapter 2: Electrical Circuits and Ohm’s Law

Chapter 3: Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits                                      

Chapter 4: Circuit Testers and Digital Meters      

Chapter 5: Oscilloscopes and Graphing Multimeters

Chapter 6: Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair

Chapter 7: Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing

Chapter 8: Batteries

Chapter 9: Cranking System

Chapter 10: Cranking System Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 11: Charging System

Chapter 12: Charging System Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 13: Electronic Fundamentals

Chapter 14: Computer Fundamentals

Chapter 15: CAN and Network Communications

Chapter 16: Lighting and Signaling Circuits

Chapter 17: Driver Information and Navigation Systems

Chapter 18: Horn, Wiper, and Blower Motor Circuits

Chapter 19: Accessory Circuits

Chapter 20: Automatic HVAC Control Circuits

Chapter 21: Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits

Chapter 22: Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Chapter 23: Electronic Suspension Systems

Chapter 24: Electric Power Steering Systems

Chapter 25: Electronic Stability Control Systems

Chapter 26: Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles

Chapter 27: Regenerative Braking Systems

Chapter 28: Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures

Chapter 29: Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies

Published by Pearson (May 15th 2012) - Copyright © 2013