By: Gregory's .
Provides a comprehensive coverage for professional and student of the various electrical and electronic systems operative in modern passenger and light commercial vehicles. Commencing with basic electron theory, the book progresses through detailed explanations of principles of operation, construction details, and service procedures for the varied range of automotive electrical and electronic systems and components.
The text is highlighted with a wide range of simplified line drawings and illustrations which will greatly assist understanding of this increasingly important area for the vehicle repair industry. This book has been designed to fill the need for a basic coverage of elementary principles and practical repair needs as a forerunner to the more advanced vehicle specific publications.
Gregory's Automotive Electrics and Electronics provides the reader with an understanding of the various electrical systems and componentry used in the modern motor vehicle. The book progresses from simple electron theory to principles of operation, construction details and basic service procedures for electrical systems and components.
Designed to bridge the gap between the most elementary electrical books and the more advanced electronic publications, this title will be most useful as a foundation on which a sound, thorough knowledge of auto electrics can be based.
Hundreds of up-to-date informative illustrations have been used to complement the text. An index and a comprehensive glossary of terms have been included. The publication is fully metricated, using units and symbols applicable to the SI metric system. Where the tasks or procedures discussed involve risk of personal injury or damage to components, precautionary safety notes have been included in the text.
This book is a valuable guide to anyone interested in cars. It will be a must for students preparing for careers in the automotive electrical or electronic trades. Experienced automotive professionals will find this text useful as a refresher course on the latest technology. Car owners needing a general guide to vehicle electrics, will also find this book to be a worthwhile tool.
- DEFINING ELECTRICITY
- ELECTRICAL UNITS
- SIMPLE CIRCUITS
- WIRE AND WIRING
- AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES
- STARTING SYSTEM
- CHARGING SYSTEM
- IGNITION SYSTEM
- LIGHTING AND OTHER SYSTEMS
- ELECTRONICS AND MICROCOMPUTERS
- ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
- GLOSSARY OF ELECTRICAL TERMS