Barron's ASVAB : Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery / Terry L. Duran.

Duran, Terry L. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780764147937 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0764147935 (pbk.) :
  • Description: vii, 519 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: 10th ed.
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., c2012.

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Content descriptions

General Note: "Most up-to-date review and practice tests currently available"--Cover.
"4 full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained ; comprehensive preparation for the ASVAB and the all-important AFQT ; and review covers all ASVAB subtests: general science, math, paragraph comprehension and word knowledge, electronics information, mechanical comprehension, shop and automotive information, and assembling objects"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (p. 515-516) and index.
Contents Note: Dedication -- Introduction -- 1. All about the ASVAB -- What is it? -- 2. Test-taking techniques -- Tips and techniques for answering multiple-choice questions -- On the day of the test -- Paper vs. computer-administered tests -- Identify areas to improve -- 3. Diagnostic test -- General science -- Arithmetic reasoning -- Work knowledge -- Paragraph comprehension -- Mathematics knowledge -- Electronics information -- Automotive & shop information -- Mechanical comprehension -- Assembling objects -- Answers and answers explained -- Improve your results -- 4. General science review -- Before you begin -- Life science -- Earth science -- Chemistry -- Physics -- 5. Mathematics review -- Tips for studying -- Laws and operations -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percentages -- Square roots -- Algebra -- Geometry -- 6. Word knowledge and paragraph comprehension review -- How to build your vocabulary -- Study the parts of a word -- A basic 1,200(+)- word vocabulary -- Paragraph comprehension -- 7. Electronics information review -- Basic atomic structure -- Electricity -- Conductors -- Insulators -- Semiconductors (Part I) -- Power -- Resistance -- Conductance -- Ohm's law -- Circuits -- Inductance -- Alternating current -- Transformers -- Inductive reactance -- Capacitors -- Changing alternating current to direct current -- Filters -- Semiconductors (Part II) -- The silicon-controlled rectifier -- Transistors -- Integrated circuits -- Batteries -- Electric motors -- Electric meters -- Transducers -- Solder and soldering -- 8. Automotive information review -- The engine -- Engine ignition -- Controlling engine emissions -- Axles and wheels -- The braking system -- Shafts and universal joints -- The drive system -- Manual transmissions -- Planetary gears -- Automatic transmissions -- Front-wheel drive -- The rear axle (rear-wheel drive) -- Four-wheel and six-wheel drive -- Lights -- 9. Shop information review -- Tools -- Materials -- Design and layout -- 10. Mechanical comprehension review -- Force -- Action and reaction -- Balanced forces -- The inclined plane -- Simple machines -- The pulley principle -- The work principle -- Levers -- Hydraulic jack -- Loading ramp -- Vise -- Machines that spin -- Power -- 11. Assembling objects -- Overview -- Jigsaw puzzle-piece assembly problems -- Line-connector assembly problems -- Test yourself -- 12. Practice exam one -- General science -- Arithmetic reasoning -- Work knowledge -- Paragraph comprehension -- Mathematics knowledge -- Electronics information -- Automotive & shop information -- Mechanical comprehension -- Assembling objects -- Answers and answers explained -- 13. Practice exam two -- General science -- Arithmetic reasoning -- Work knowledge -- Paragraph comprehension -- Mathematics knowledge -- Electronics information -- Automotive & shop information -- Mechanical comprehension -- Assembling objects -- Answers and answers explained -- 14. Practice exam three -- General science -- Arithmetic reasoning -- Work knowledge -- Paragraph comprehension -- Mathematics knowledge -- Electronics information -- Automotive & shop information -- Mechanical comprehension -- Assembling objects -- Answers and answers explained -- 15. Analyzing your test scores and job opportunities -- Chart your progress -- Study guide -- Analyzing your job opportunities -- Military occupations.
Summary: Presents subject reviews, including science, arithmetic, reading comprehension, and electronics fundamentals; suggests study guidelines; and includes four full-length practice examinations.
Subject: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery > Study guides.
Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Editorial Dept. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
ASVAB