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Auto Fundamentals - Student Textbook 13th Ed. (T1221)

Auto Fundamentals - Student Textbook 13th Ed. (T1221)

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Item Code: T120
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox
Series: Auto Fundamentals 13th Edition
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Page Numbers: 720

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Auto Fundamentals leads students through the design, construction, and operation of all major automotive systems. Ideal for entry-level automotive courses, this textbook establishes a foundational knowledge of the overall automotive industry and the different career opportunities available. Written in a manner easily accessible to students entering the automotive field, the information in this textbook begins with the fundamentals of automotive technology and builds upon them to offer a complete operational view of the modern automobile. Each automotive system is explained in detail, starting with its basic function and progressing to the construction and operation of its individual components.

  • Features the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles and advanced drive assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Includes a Career Opportunities chapter that explores career paths in a wide array of automotive industry sectors, offers information on automotive training sources, and outlines the steps to finding and acquiring a job in the automotive industry
  • Provides expanded coverage of Workplace Skills with boxed features throughout the text


1. Career Opportunities
2. Safety
3. Automotive Tools and Test Equipment
4. Building an Engine
5. Design, Construction, and Application of Engine Components
6. Engine Classification, Parts Identification
7. Engine Size and Performance Measurements
8. Electrical System Fundamentals
9. Computer Systems
10. Ignition Systems
11. Fuel Injection Systems
12. Fuel and Air Supply Systems
13. Cooling Systems
14. Lubrication Systems
15. Exhaust Systems
16. Emission Controls
17. Charging and Starting Systems
18. Chassis Electrical
19. Engine Clutches
20. Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
21. Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
22. Axles and Drives
23. Four-Wheel Drive
24. Brakes
25. Suspension Systems
26. Steering Systems
27. Wheels and Tires
28. Wheel Alignment
29. Air Conditioning and Heating


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