Part 1:Engine construction and overhaul Chapter 1:General engine service Chapter 2:Cylinder head and valves Chapter 3:Cylinder-head and valve service Chapter 4:Cylinder block, crankshaft and bearings Chapter 5:Cylinder-block, crankshaft and bearing service Chapter 6:Pistons, connecting rods and bearings Chapter 7:Piston, connecting-rod and bearing service Chapter 8:Engine measurement and performance Chapter 9:Rotary engine Part 2:Fuel and engine management Chapter 10:Electronic fuel injection and engine management Chapter 11:Ignition systems Chapter 12:Emission controls Chapter 13:Induction systems, turbochargers and superchargers Chapter 14:Maintenance and diagnosis: petrol engines Part 3:Diesel engines Chapter 15:Diesel engines: features Chapter 16:Diesel fuel systems Chapter 17:Diesel fuel system service Part 4:Alternative drive systems Chapter 18:Hybrid and fuel cell drive systems Part 5:Automatic transmissions and drive Chapter 19:Automatic transmissions: torque converters Chapter 20:Automatic transmissions: mechanical Chapter 21:Automatic transmissions: hydraulics and controls Chapter 22:Automatic transmission service Chapter 23:Four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive Part 6: Electrical systems Chapter 24:Starting system Chapter 25:Charging system Chapter 26:Body-electrical systems Chapter 27:Body-electrical service Chapter 28:Instruments and indicators Chapter 29:Body-electrical components Part 7: Safety, security and convenience Chapter 30:Braking: ABS, traction control and vehicle stability Chapter 31:Air conditioning Appendices Glossary Index
Ed May is retired and living in Qld. He is a proven successful author for McGraw-Hill, having authored the previous six editions of Automotive Mechanics. Les Simpson, Dip Teaching, MIAME, Sydney Institute of TAFE Les has more than 30 years' teaching experience and currently teaches at the Sydney Institute of TAFE. He holds a Diploma in Teaching (Technical), a certificate IV in Automotive Technology and is a member of the Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers. During his career, he has taught trade and farm mechanics in a small country college, plant and heavy equipment in a regional college, and light vehicle mechanics at metropolitan colleges. Les has also worked overseas for TAFE NSW assisting the governments of Malaysia and the People's Republic of China to deliver vocational education and training (VET) programs. Prior to joining TAFE NSW Les served as a member of the Australian Army. During his army career, Les completed his apprenticeship and gained experience working on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Les is a keen supporter of WorldSkills Australia as a national judge and Sydney regional organiser.