Part 1:Introduction to motor vehicles Chapter 1:Motor vehicle components Chapter 2:Workshop Safety Chapter 3:Workshop practices Chapter 4:Tools and their use Chapter 5:Measuring and checking Chapter 6:Friction and bearings Chapter 7:Seals, gaskets and sealants Chapter 8:Workplace business communications Part 2:Engines and engine systems Chapter 9:Engine fundamentals Chapter 10:Engine Construction and components Chapter 11:Cooling systems and service Chapter 12:Engine lubricating systems Chapter 13:EFI fuel systems Chapter 14:Intake and exhaust systems Chapter 15:Clutches Chapter 16:Clutch service Part 3:Manual transmissions and drives Chapter 17:Manual transmission transaxles Chapter 18:Manual transmission and transaxle service Chapter 19:Drive lines and shafts Chapter 20:Rear axles and final drives Chapter 21:Rear axle and final-drive service Chapter 22:Tyres, wheels and balance Chapter 23:Brakes Part 4:Running gear Chapter 24:Brake Service Chapter 25:Suspension systems Chapter 26:Suspension service Chapter 27:Steering systems Chapter 28:Steering system service Chapter 29:Wheel alignment Part 5:Maintenance Chapter 30:Fuels, fluids and lubricants Chapter 31:Service and maintenance Chapter 32: Basic Mechanics and diagnosis Part 6: Basics of the electrical system Chapter 33:Basic electrics Chapter 34:Effects and applications of electric currents Chapter 35:Basic electronics Chapter 36:The battery 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.