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Library Materials for Automotive Collision Repair Technology

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Books and media on Motor Vehicles can be found in the Library under the classifications TL 1 through TL 399, with TL 255 containing books on autobody repair (listed in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Automobiles -- Bodies -- Maintenance and Repair).  These books cover a variety of subjects relating to the field of collision repair with a broad range of management, business, and technical skills information applicable to auto body repair in the transportation industries.                                 


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♦  Auto body repair technology by James Duffy. 6th ed.  
TL255 .D86 2016 
Covers all aspects of collision repair, from initial collision evaluation, to estimating, to final paint detailing. [12/17]
♦  Auto collision repair and refinishing   / by Michael Crandell.
TL255 .C678 2017 
“Details the latest collision repair and refinishing techniques, as well as more traditional repair procedures. It presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of collision repair and refinishing, preparing students for a fast-paced workplace that is becoming increasingly technical.” [11/21]
♦  Auto engine repair / by Duffy, James E.
TL210 .D7797 2015
"...covers the design, construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of gasoline engines. This comprehensive text prepares students to use factory service information and specifications to complete competent service and repair work on the gasoline engines found in today's cars and light trucks." [12/17]
♦  Collision repair and refinishing : a foundation course for technicians / Alfred M. Thomas and Michael Jund.
TL255 .T46 2014
“A FOUNDATION COURSE FOR TECHNICIANS, covers all the major areas of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by NATEF. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, mechanical & electrical systems, etc.” [12/17]
♦  The repair of vehicle bodies / A. Robinson ; updated by Andrew Livesey.
TL255 .R56 2013
Covers the “principles and techniques that will help you develop the skills needed to carry out effective vehicle body repair and re-finishing.” [12/17]


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♦  Auto Body Repair Network (e-journal  2012 - present)
♦  Hot Rod (in Library  Current 12 months only)
Articles describing modifications to improve the performance and appearance of vehicles. Features street and racing vehicles, product and car tests and racing events. [3/17]
♦  Motor Trend (in Library  Current 5 years)
Contains articles on the automotive industry, auto repair, buying tips and other topics of automotive interest. [3/17]
♦  Popular Mechanics (in Library) (e-journal 1996 - present)
 ideas and information on automobiles, home building, maintenance, boating, outdoor recreation, electronics and science. [12/16]

Last updated 201703/AL-gjm