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Auto Body Repair Technology / Edition 7

Auto Body Repair Technology / Edition 7

by James E. Duffy, Jonathan BeatyJames E. Duffy


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AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features extensive new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and current industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current ASE Education Foundation Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards and Task Lists, this market-leading book provides detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles, using environmentally friendly water-based paints, and other cutting-edge methods and materials. Celebrated for its clear, reader-friendly explanations and detailed, accurate information, this proven guide also includes abundant full-color photos and illustrations to make even complex concepts easier to understand and apply. Available supplements include a tech manual with shop assignments and job sheets, as well as interactive online resources ideal for today s learners. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair from initial evaluation and estimating, to structural and mechanical repairs, to repainting and refinishing this trusted guide helps you quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures you need to succeed as a professional automotive technician.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780357139790
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/30/2020
Series: MindTap Course List
Edition description: 7th ed.
Pages: 1088
Sales rank: 600,948
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

James E. Duffy has written many of the top-selling automotive education textbooks on the market today. He is also a noted videographer who has produced over 100 vocational/technical video programs. He possesses a B.S. in industrial electronics and a B.S. in technology education from Indiana State University.

Jonathan Beaty has 14 years of experience as a Collision Repair Technician in all of the major areas. Mr. Beaty has almost 7 years of experience as a collision repair instructor as well, so he understands the challenges you face in the education side of the field as well as the technical side. He also has an extensive I-CAR training and certification background as well as ASE certifications. This has helped him understand what the collision industry is needing and asking for the most, and bringing it to life in this new edition of the Duffy Auto Body Repair 7th Edition.

Table of Contents

Part I: NON-STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS & DAMAGE REPAIR. 1. Collision Repair Introduction and Careers. 2. Shop Safety. 3. Vehicle Construction Technology. 4. Service Information, Specifications & Measurements. 5. Hand Tools. 6. Power Tools & Equipment. 7. Compressed Air System Technology. 8. Body Shop Materials & Fasteners. 9. Outer Body Panel Service. 10. Door, Roof & Moveable Glass Service. 11. Repairing Sheet Metal. 12. Using Body Filler. 13. Plastic Repair. 14. Passenger Compartment Service. Part II: WELDING. 15. Welding Technology. Part III: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS & DAMAGE REPAIR. 16. Structural Glass Service. 17. Body/Frame Damage Measurement. 18. Unibody/Frame Repair & Realignment. 19. Welded Panel Replacement. 20. Restoring Corrosion Protection. Part IV: MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL. 21. Chassis Service & Wheel Alignment. 22. Electrical System Operation & Service. 23. Restraint System Operation & Service. 24. Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Service. Part V: DAMAGE ANALYSIS & ESTIMATING. 25. Damage Analysis & Estimating Service. Part VI: PAINTING & REFINISHING. 26. Refinishing Equipment. 27. Surface Preparation and Masking. 28. Refinishing Procedures. 29. Color Matching and Custom Painting. 30. Paint Problems and Final Detail. 31. Job Success.

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