Automobiles Have Computers? A Student's Guide to a Fun and Historical Look at the ASE Exam-Emphasis in Electrical & Engine Performance

Author(s): Mark Ellison, Dorothy Anderson

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2022

Pages: 126


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Automobiles Have Computers? A Student's Guide to a Fun and Historical Look at the ASE Exam-Emphasis in Electrical & Engine Performance offers a different approach to exams for any student or automotive technician and was written with an emphasis in areas of automotive electrical and engine performance. It includes information about the anatomy of an exam and breaks down exam development giving the student or automotive technician a different perspective, understanding, and approach when taking an ASE or any other automotive-related exam.

The book offers a positive learning experience and offers valuable insight from the author’s past history and experiences in the automotive industry.

The authors have spent many years writing and developing exams for automotive training curriculum including, State of California licensing exams.

About the Author

Chapter 1 So It Begins
In the beginning
Automotive Service of Excellence (ASE) 
The anatomy of an exam
Tech A and Tech B should be fired says Tech C

Chapter 2 Basically Electrical
What’s an OHM and why do I care
Pressure is present all the way to the open
Did they just short me?
Voltage Drop? Drop this!!!
I have a math headache
Don’t you give me feedback or else

Chapter 3 Economically, Environmentally, Historically, Politically, and Basically - Perform
You get what you vote for
Input this and don’t let me down
You mean I have to output work?

Chapter 4 The “A” Eight the “8”
That’s a BIG Smog Pump
Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow
Come on Baby Light my Fire
You smell something burning?
Please Mark, really…more feedback from you
Can I see the air or do I need glasses?

Chapter 5 Zapped by “A” tee “6”
Dorothy, Follow the Yellow Brick Road
When the Levee Breaks
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Oh No You Didn’t, Did You?

Chapter 6 Breaking in and Entering, That is the Question in the End
Only the Question
This is the End
My Guys & Gals, Ladies and Gentleman

Chapter 7 YouTube, You?
Ohm’s Law Math Headache Cure


Mark Ellison

Mark Ellison started his career in automotive in 1983. Mark worked as an automotive service and repair technician including management positions, for 18 years and achieved ASE Master Certification, Advance Engine Performance (L1), as well as California licensed Smog Inspector and Repair technician. Mark became an automotive educator in 1996 as a trainer for a franchise, private schools, and for local community colleges, and has a degree in Automotive Technology. Mark is also a certified California Bureau of Automotive Repair instructor and a Subject Matter Expert for them. Mark took a position with the California Smog Check Referee program in the year 2000 and is still currently in that position and continues to educate automotive students and technicians today

Dorothy Anderson

Dorothy Anderson started her career in automotive when she began studying automotive technology at a local community college in 2003. She has achieved ASE certification, including Advance Engine Performance (L1), and as a California licensed Smog Inspector and Repair Technician. Dorothy is also a certified California Bureau of Automotive Repair Instructor as a Subject Matter Expert.

Dorothy became an educator in 2008 at a local community college teaching and mentoring students in automotive technology. She earned an Associate of Science degree in Automotive Technology from Mt. San Jacinto Community College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Career Technical Education from California State University-San Bernardino.

In 2014, Dorothy earned tenure at the College of the Desert where she currently enjoys teaching and guiding her students to be successful. She is currently working to complete her Masters in Career Technical Education at California State University-San Bernardino.

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