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Library Materials for Automotive Technology

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Books on Motor Vehicles can be found in the Library under the classifications TL1 through TL399 in the Circulating and Reference Collections. These books cover a variety of subjects relating to the automotive field, with automobile maintenance and repair found in TL152, and truck maintenance and repair in TL230.2.  TL157 contains study guides for ASE certification.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Automotive brake systems / James D. Halderman.
TL269 .H35 2017   7th ed.
Covers every electrical and electronic brake component found on vehicles today, as well as the practical skills. [6/18]
♦  Automotive chassis systems / James D. Halderman.
TL255 .H33 2017   7th ed.
Covers all of the fundamental and advanced brake, steering and suspension system topics, as well as the practical skills. [6/18]
♦  Automotive engine performance / James D. Halderman.
TL210 .H289 2017   5th ed.
Covers both the fundamental and advanced engine performance topics, as well as the practical skills. [6/18]
♦  Automotive technology : a systems approach / by Erjavec, Jack.
TL152 .E67 2015 
Covers the full range of basic topics outlined by ASE. Latest NATEF MAST standards, as well as cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines. [12/17]
♦  Automotive technology : principles, diagnosis, and service / by James D. Halderman.
Ref. TL152 .H25 2012 
Covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that must also be taught. [12/17]
♦  Complete book of collectible cars, 1940-1980 / by Richard M. Langworth, Graham Robson, and the editors of Consumer Guide.
Ref. TL7 .A1 L35 1982
A guide to collectible cars going all the way back to 1940. Arranged alphabetically with photos (Color and B&W).
♦  Diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive electrical, electronic, and computer systems / by James D. Halderman
Ref TL272 .H223 2012
This source covers both automotive electrical and engine performance topics all in one book. NATEF-correlated, the text presents the principles and practices of diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive electrical, electronic, and computer systems. [12/17]
♦  The encyclopedia of the motorcycle / Hugo Wilson ; photography by Dave King.
Ref. TL440 .W468 1995
Features a photograph gallery of classic motorcycles, a manufacturer listing  design blueprints for special models, and production histories. [6/18]
♦  Fundamentals of automotive and engine technology : standard drives, hybrid drives, brakes, safety systems / Konrad Reif, editor.
TL205 .F86 2014 
History of the automobile -- Basic principles of the diesel engine; of diesel fuel injection; of the gasoline (SI) engine; of vehicle dynamics; Car braking systems; Vehicle electrical systems -- much more. [12/17]
♦  Goodheart-Willcox automotive encyclopedia / by William K. Toboldt, Larry Johnson, W. Scott Gauthier.
Ref. TL205 G66 2006
Explores the many sciences involved in vehicle operation.  [6/18]
♦  The service consultant : principles of service management and ownership /
by Garner, Ron
TL153 .G365 2014
Coverage of task-oriented procedures for day-to-day operations as well as communications, relations, supervision, and customer delivery, [6/18]
♦  Understanding chemistry through cars / Geoffrey M. Bowers, Ruth A. Bowers.
TP147 .B69 2015 
Guides novice chemists and car enthusiasts in learning basic chemical principles.  [6/18]


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Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  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]
♦  Petersen's 4 Wheel and Off-Road (e-journal  2008 - present)
♦  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 2017.03/ AL-gjm