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TRANSPORTATION 2017 ACADEMIC CATALOG


THE CDX LEARNING SYSTEMS DIFFERENCE CDX Learning Systems, a division of Ascend Learning, is a leading provider of online curriculum, assessment, and reporting for automotive, truck, and bus technician training. Each media-rich program offers a robust array of easy-to-use learning performance management tools designed to help schools meet national certification and e-learning requirements.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT Have a question? Need some help? Service is our top priority and the #1 reason our customers recommend our learning solutions to colleagues. Call our Customer Support Team: 1-844-723-7537 Email us: cdxsupport@partnerinpublishing.com Looking for an Account Manager? Find yours at: cdxlearning.com/ContactUs Follow us at: www.facebook.com/CDXLearning

TRAINING AND SUPPORT Check out these online and in-person resources for getting started: Download helpful step-by-step guides at: cdxlearning.com/traininglibrary ƒƒ Watch a video walkthrough at: cdxlearning.com/traininglibrary ƒƒ Call our Customer Support Team to schedule a one-on-one training ƒƒ Attend a live training session at one of our events. Ask your CDX Account Manager ƒƒ when we’ll be in your area.

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NEW AND FORTHCOMING

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE

CONTENTS The CDX Learning Systems Difference

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Customer Support

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Training and Support

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New – Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE

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New – CDX MAST ONLINE

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New – Fundamentals of Automotive Technology, Second Edition

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New – CDX MAST Series: Automotive Electricity and Electronics

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New – CDX MAST Series: Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics

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New – CDX MAST Series: Automotive Engine Repair

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New – CDX MAST Series: Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles

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New – CDX MAST Series: Automotive Steering and Suspension

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Fundamentals of Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

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CDX Maintenance and Light Repair ONLINE

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New – Fundamentals of Mobile Heavy Equipment

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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines

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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems

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CDX Medium/Heavy Vehicle ONLINE

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AUTOMOTIVE

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE & MAST ONLINE Launching Summer 2017, our new online courseware platform has been designed to help instructors run courses efficiently and focus on the training students need to succeed in the work place.

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2017

Clear Alignment to 2017 NATEF Aligned to 2017 NATEF Standards, tasksheets are online and automatically load into the gradebook for seamless assessment

Built for Visual Learners More than 1,000 videos and 200+ interactive animations

Easily Track Student Progress See at a glance how students are engaging online, preparing for work, and progressing towards course completion

State-of-the-Art Assessments Multimedia assessments are now possible and every question has been verified by a subject matter expert

On-Demand Access Mobile-ready with Audiobook and eBook versions of the accompanying text 4

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AUTOMOTIVE

2017 NATEF Tasksheets Aligned to 2017 NATEF Standards ƒƒ Students complete them digitally with the option to print ƒƒ Automatically load into the gradebook after completion ƒƒ Instructors receive notifications and can grade online ƒƒ Grading tips provide guidance on what to look for when assessing ƒƒ student work

Improved Assessments Aligned to learning objectives—if it has nothing to do with the ƒƒ objective being taught, it will not be on the test Select any related animation, video, or photograph and use it as a ƒƒ test question Every question has been reviewed by a subject matter expert ƒƒ before submission to the new test bank With our improved workflow, test bank errors are fixed immediately ƒƒ after they arise, ensuring all questions are reliable and accurate

Instructor Dashboard Tell at a glance how individual students and the whole class are progressing and spot trouble while you still have time to respond Lab Ready Report – Displays competent completion of knowledge ƒƒ based activities Progress Report – Displays competency based progress through ƒƒ the unit Engagement Report – Gauge involvement and motivation ƒƒ NATEF Report – Reports completed NATEF tasks for accreditation ƒƒ

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AUTOMOTIVE

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology

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Principles and Practice SECOND EDITION Kirk VanGelder

WHAT’S NEW Fully aligned to 2017 NATEF Automotive ƒƒ Standards Comprehensive coverage of every task ƒƒ from MLR to MAST Outcome focused with stated learning ƒƒ objectives clearly aligned to tasks and assessments Introduces “strategy-based diagnostics,” ƒƒ a method used to solve technical problems correctly on the first attempt Twice as many end-of-chapter questions ƒƒ Streamlined and accessible, with 67 ƒƒ chapters that make it easier for students to understand and master the material Over 1,400 new pictures and over 600 ƒƒ new illustrations, many printed larger in this new edition

Seamlessly integrated with the all-new Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE coming Summer 2017. Learn more at: www.cdxlearning.com/fatonline

ISBN: 978-1-284-10995-5 • Hardcover • 1900 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/FAT2eFeatures

Also Available: Online Instructor Resource Toolkit Downloadable Instructor Toolkit available for all instructors includes presentations in PowerPoint format, Ready for Review files, Lecture Outlines, and Answer Key for Student Workbook. Log in to www.cdxlearning.com to download.

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology Student Workbook, Second Edition Filled with questions for your students to practice. Answer key can be downloaded from the Instructor Resource Toolkit. ISBN: 978-1-284-11950-3 • Publishes July 2017

Fundamentals of Automotive Technology NATEF Tasksheet Manual, Second Edition Aligned to 2017 NATEF Automotive Standards and includes every required task for MLR through MAST. ISBN: 978-1-284-11952-7 • Publishes July 2017

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AUTOMOTIVE

Objective Oriented Design Every chapter outlines the individual NATEF tasks, Knowledge ƒƒ Objectives, and Skills Objectives that will be covered Knowledge Objectives clearly state exactly what is being taught ƒƒ and tested for every topic Every chapter concludes with Ready for Review, Key Terms, Review ƒƒ Questions, and ASE Style Questions

Strategy Based Diagnostics Our entire program is built around teaching students to work more efficiently on a vehicle. By reinforcing the principles of using a “strategy-based diagnostics” approach, students are guided towards following a consistent plan of action for each diagnostic situation.

Built for Visual Learners With over 1,400 new and updated photos and another 600 new ƒƒ illustrations, students can see what they need to learn Page layouts have been redone to allow for bigger image sizes ƒƒ Illustrations have been redrawn and help instructors clearly ƒƒ communicate some of the most difficult and technical concepts to teach Access to these files are part of the online media gallery available in ƒƒ the Instructor Resource Toolkit and integrated into Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE

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AUTOMOTIVE

CDX Master Automotive Technician Series Organized around the principles of outcome-based education, CDX Learning Systems offer a uniquely flexible and in-depth program which aligns learning and assessments into one cohesive and adaptable learning system. The CDX Master Automotive Technician Series will eventually cover all areas of ASE certification. Don’t miss the online resources built to accompany these books. With an easy-to-use interface and seamless alignment with these texts, the CDX MAST ONLINE courses reinforce and extend the automotive concepts from two-dimensional paper to interactive e-learning.

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Automotive Electricity and Electronics David M. Jones Kirk VanGelder

Teaches foundational concepts necessary for electrical ƒƒ diagnosis and repair at the beginner level Progresses from basic electrical principals, simple circuitry, ƒƒ and electrical components to more complex concepts, such as starting, charging, and lighting Familiarizes students with industry-standard tools ƒƒ (particularly the multimeter), wiring repairs and diagrams, and diagnosing a circuit with service information ISBN: 978-1-284-10146-1 • Hardcover • 450 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/mastelectrfeatures

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Advanced Automotive Electricity and Electronics Michael Klyde Kirk VanGelder

Reviews basic electrical concepts, wiring diagrams, and ƒƒ circuit diagnosis Demonstrates how to properly diagnose advanced ƒƒ accessory, multiplex, and network communication circuits Combines the latest electrical technology, such as body ƒƒ control systems, collision avoidance systems, and vehicle telematics, with more traditional skills, such as basic gauge clusters and controls Provides additional training for the use of advanced tools, ƒƒ such as the graphing multimeter and oscilloscope ISBN: 978-1-284-10169-0 • Hardcover • 450 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/mastadvelectrfeatures

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Automotive Engine Repair Nicholas Goodnight Kirk VanGelder

Covers the concepts a technician needs for success, from ƒƒ proper diagnosis, teardown, and inspection, to reassembly and first start up Provides a complete understanding of how an engine ƒƒ operates and how they fail Combines the latest engine technology, such as variable ƒƒ valve timing (VVT), with more traditional skills, such as measuring bearing clearances Introduces light diesel engine theory, including unique ƒƒ features and differences with gasoline engines ISBN: 978-1-284-10198-0 • Hardcover • 600 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/mastenginefeatures

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Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles Keith Santini Kirk VanGelder

Introduces transmission design and operation, electronic ƒƒ controls, torque converters, gears and shafts, reaction and friction units, and manufacturer types Equips students with tried-and-true techniques for use with ƒƒ complex shop problems Combines the latest technology for computer-controlled ƒƒ transmissions with traditional skills for hydraulic transmissions Filled with pictures and illustrations that aid comprehension, ƒƒ as well as real-world examples that put theory into practice ISBN: 978-1-284-12203-9 • Hardcover • 600 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/masttransmfeatures

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Automotive Steering and Suspension John F. Kershaw, Ed.D. Kirk VanGelder

Provides a comprehensive introduction to tire repair, wheel ƒƒ assembly, vehicle alignment, electrical steering, and more Outlines standard steering and alignment service procedures ƒƒ Addresses the latest technology, such as TPMS (tire pressure ƒƒ monitor sensors), road force variation, and electronic suspension control diagnostics, while also explaining traditional hydraulic systems Offers instructors an intuitive, methodical course structure ƒƒ and helpful support tools ISBN: 978-1-284-10209-3 • Hardcover • 450 pages • © 2018 www.cdxlearning.com/maststeeringfeatures

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Tasksheet Manual for NATEF Proficiency

Fundamentals of Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair FEATURES Almost 200 Skill Drills that provide ƒƒ written, step-by-step instructions and visual summaries of important skills and procedures ‘You are the Technician’ case studies ƒƒ open each chapter. These cases encourage active learning, promote critical-thinking skills, and help students connect real-life situations ‘Applied Math, Science, and ƒƒ Communication’ boxes simplify critical academic concepts and help students apply these concepts in the shop ‘Technician Tips’ supplement chapters ƒƒ with advice from expect technicians and key tricks of the trade A bulleted wrap-up of the chapter, ƒƒ key terms, and ASE-Type Questions conclude each chapter NATEF Tasks, Knowledge Objectives, ƒƒ and Skills Objectives open each chapter to help students and instructors know exactly what is being covered ISBN: 978-1-284-05673-0 Hardcover • 1258 pages • © 2015

Organized by ASE topic area, companion tasks are grouped together for more efficient completion. They are also clearly labeled with CDX and NATEF task numbers and the NATEF priority level, to help students easily manage responsibilities. ISBN: 978-1-284-07785-8 Paperback • 696 pages • © 2016

Student Workbook This Student Workbook contains exercises to reinforce what you will learn in both Fundamentals of Maintenance and Light Repair and the classroom. The Student Workbook is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension through a variety of exercises in each chapter.

www.cdxlearning.com/MLRtextFeatures ISBN: 978-1-284-07783-4 Paperback • 382 pages • © 2016

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AUTOMOTIVE

Maintenance and Light Repair ONLINE Our comprehensive MLR training system combines print and digital learning tools—all based on a single, integrated curriculum—that are specifically designed to align to 2013 NATEF Standards for MLR. Together, CDX Maintenance and Light Repair ONLINE and the Fundamentals of Maintenance and Light Repair student and educator resources create the most engaging, dynamic, and effective learning system available.

CDX Maintenance and Light Repair ONLINE can be used: As a complete curriculum solution to manage and deliver an online or ƒƒ hybrid program perfectly suited for today’s students. To provide easy access to reports and documentation needed for NATEF ƒƒ accreditation or reaccreditation. As an engaging teaching tool in the classroom in place of PowerPoint ƒƒ presentations or other lecture resources. As a self-study resource for students to make up for lost time or reinforce ƒƒ what they learned in the classroom. www.cdxlearning.com/CDXMLR2013Features

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MEDIUM/HEAVY EQUIPMENT & TRUCK

Fundamentals of Mobile Heavy Equipment

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2017

Gus Wright Owen C. Duffy

KEY FEATURES Provides students with a thorough ƒƒ introduction to the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of off-road mobile heavy equipment Addresses the equipment in the ƒƒ construction, agricultural, forestry, and mining industries Features helpful pedagogical tools ƒƒ to enhance student comprehension and critical thinking, including review sections, real-world applications, illustrations, step-by-step explanations, and visual summaries Covers all aspects of heavy equipment ƒƒ systems, including: Hydraulics, spanning 16 chapters ƒƒ Braking and suspension systems ƒƒ Tracks drive undercarriage and ƒƒ wheeled machines Hydraulic attachments ƒƒ Electrical and steering systems ƒƒ Transmission and power transfer ƒƒ systems Electric Drives ƒƒ Autonomous and semiƒƒ autonomous control systems Telematics, on-board networks, ƒƒ and remote machine control Alternative braking and ƒƒ recuperative systems Foundational information, shop ƒƒ practices, and safety concerns

ABOUT OWEN C. DUFFY Owen C. Duffy is a motive power instructor in the Truck and Coach program at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada. In the past 19 years, he has taught several thousand apprenticeship and post-secondary students as they pursued a career in the diesel field. He holds Red Seal license qualifications in truck, coach, automotive, and alternative fuels, and he has over 40 years of experience in the industry. He holds a college certificate in adult education and has been active in technician curriculum development and deployment at the college level.

ISBN: 978-1-284-11291-7 • Hardcover • 1200 pages • © 2019 • Publishes August 2017 www.cdxlearning.com/heavyproducts

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MEDIUM/HEAVY EQUIPMENT & TRUCK

Fundamentals of Medium-Heavy Duty Diesel Engines Gus Wright

Fundamentals of Medium-Heavy Duty Diesel Engines describes safe and effective diagnostic, repair, and maintenance procedures for today’s medium and heavy vehicle diesel engines, including the most current, relevant, and practical coverage of: HD-OBD emission diagnostics ƒƒ Common rail injection systems ƒƒ Exhaust after treatment systems, ƒƒ including diesel particulate filters, selective catalyst reduction (SCR), and lean NOx traps (LNT) Variable geometry and series ƒƒ turbocharging Exhaust gas recirculation ƒƒ Engine braking ƒƒ Major engine OEM-specific coverage ƒƒ of fuel, air induction, and diagnostic systems Electronic signal processing and sensor ƒƒ technology ADDITIONAL FEATURES INCLUDE: Up-to-date NATEF coverage ƒƒ Support of ASE certification test ƒƒ preparation for medium-heavy truck and bus test series A clear, accessible writing style ƒƒ Reinforcement of concepts learned ƒƒ Application to real-world practice ƒƒ A wealth of photographs, illustrations, ƒƒ and step-by-step explanations with visual summaries

ABOUT GUS WRIGHT Gus Wright is a member of the faculty in the Truck and Coach program at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada. A diesel enthusiast, he currently teaches apprentice technicians the latest technology in trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. He has worked for more than 35 years in the industry, earning multiple trade qualifications and creating technician curriculum for both corporate and college level education. A university graduate, he actively engages in applied research related to engine emissions, alternate fuels, and HD electrical technology.

ISBN: 978-1-284-06705-7 • Hardcover • 1394 pages • © 2017 www.cdxlearning.com/MHVEnginesFeatures

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MEDIUM/HEAVY EQUIPMENT & TRUCK

Tasksheet Manual for NATEF Proficiency

Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems Owen C. Duffy Gus Wright

Features the most current, relevant, and practical coverage of: Automated transmissions ƒƒ Braking system technology used in ƒƒ vehicle stability, collision avoidance, and new stopping distance standards Hybrid drive powertrains ƒƒ Advanced battery technologies ƒƒ On-board vehicle networks and ƒƒ integrated chassis electrical control system Automatic transmission drive shafts ƒƒ and drive axles Charging, starting, vehicle ƒƒ instrumentation, and chassis electrical systems On-board diagnostic systems, electronic ƒƒ signal processing, and sensor operation Steering, suspension, frames, hitching, ƒƒ and air conditioning systems Environmental and fuel efficiency ƒƒ technologies ISBN: 978-1-284-04116-3 Hardcover • 1980 pages • © 2016 www.cdxlearning.com/MHVSystemsFeatures

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Designed to guide students through the tasks necessary to meet NATEF requirements for Medium/Heavy Truck certification. Organized by ASE topic area, companion tasks are grouped together and clearly labeled with NATEF task numbers, NATEF priority levels, and CDX tasksheet numbers. ISBN: 978-1-284-04120-0 Looseleaf • 1216 pages • © 2017

Student Study Guide and Workbook This Student Study Guide contains exercises to reinforce what you will learn in both Fundamentals of Medium/ Heavy Duty Diesel Engines and the classroom. The Student Study Guide is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension through a variety of exercises in each chapter. ISBN: 978-1-284-09167-0 Paperback • 436 pages • © 2017

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MEDIUM/HEAVY EQUIPMENT & TRUCK

CDX Medium/Heavy Vehicle ONLINE Whether you are interested in teaching an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, CDX Medium/Heavy Vehicle ONLINE will deliver unbeatable results and value to you and your students and improve the way you teach, learn, and access content.

CDX Medium/Heavy Vehicle ONLINE can be used: As a complete curriculum solution to manage and deliver an online or ƒƒ hybrid program perfectly suited for today’s students. To provide easy access to reports and documentation needed for NATEF ƒƒ accreditation/reaccreditation. As an engaging teaching tool in the classroom in place of PowerPoint ƒƒ presentations or other lecture resources. As a self-study resource for students to make up for lost time or reinforce ƒƒ what they learned in the classroom. www.cdxlearning.com/CDXMHVFeatures

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