I-Car Professional Automotive Collision Repair / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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This popular comprehensive introduction to automotive collision repair has been revised to include a new, full-color painting and refinishing section. In addition to all-new illustrations, coverage has been added to include the latest high-efficiency spray guns, gravity feed spray guns, and surface preparation materials and methods. The mechanical repair section has been revised to include scan tools, OBD II and the use of refrigerant recovery stations. Each service-oriented chapter now is accompanied by a practice ASE test featuring numerous ASE-style questions. Accompanying the book is a thoroughly revised Technician's Manual including an all-new section with exercises related to NATEF's related academic areas including communications, mathematics, science and workplace skills, in addition to numerous job sheets for lab activities.
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.
Table of Contents
Preface. Credits. Section 1 Fundamentals: Chapter1-Industry Overview and Careers, Chapter2-Safety and Certification, Chapter3-Vehicle Construction, Chapter4-Hand Tools, Chapter5-Power Tools and Equipment, Chapter6-Basic Measurement, Service Manuals, Chapter7-Fasteners, Chapter8-Auto Body Hardware and Materials. Section 2 Minor Repairs: Chapter10-Metal and Straightening Fundamentals, Chapter11-Plastic and Fiberglass Repair, Chapter12-Replacing Hoods, Bumpers, Fenders, Grilles, and Lids, Chapter13-Servicing Doors, Glass, and Leaks. Section 3 Pre-Painting Preparation: Chapter14-Vehicle Preparation, Chapter15-Shop and Equipment Preparation. Section 4 Refinishing: Chapter16-Painting Fundamentals, Chapter17-Color Matching, Chapter18-Paint Problems and Final Detailing, Chapter19-Decals, Custom Painting and Trim. Section 5 Major Repairs: Chapter20-Measuring Vehicle Damage, Chapter21-Frame-Unibody Straightening. Section 6 Other Operations: Chapter22-Replacing Structural Parts and Corrosion Protection, Chapter23-Interior and Top Repairs, Chapter24-Mechanical Repairs, Chapter25-Wheel Alignment, Chapter26-Electrical Repairs, Chapter27-Restraint System Repairs. Section 7 Estimating, Entrepreneurship: Chapter28-Estimating Repair Costs, Chapter29-Entrepreneurship and Job Success. Glossary. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Appendix D. Appendix E. Index.