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Automotive Technology: Home
Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Automotive technology
The Automotive Technology program at College of the Redwoods offers certificates and an AS degree in Automotive Technology. Programs in this field provide basic and advanced educational opportunities for students seeking careers in the automotive service industry, including service technician, specialty technician, and parts or service manager. The library supports students in these programs by providing selected resources. Subjects covered include: Brakes, Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic, Suspension & Steering, Engine Repair, Manual Drive Train & Axles, Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles, and Heating and Air Conditioning.
These are some of the terms that students may need for an Agriculture research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below.
Use specific words. Use only one or two words.
Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations.
Names of specific manufacturer, make, model, or types of cars
Names of specific engine components or parts
Alternative fuel vehicles
Brake maintenance and repair
Design and construction
Electric or electrical
Family cars, sedans, vans
Heating and ventilation
Industry and trade
Internal combustion engines
Maintenance and repair
Pollution control devices
Springs and suspension
Valve or valves
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Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.
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