WorldCat Identities

Beneficial Books & Videos (Firm)

Overview
Works: 145 works in 490 publications in 1 language and 8,701 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Instructional films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Beneficial Books & Videos (Firm)
Careers in Technology( Visual )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers learn about the opportunities to work in the expanding world of technology as they examine a wide variety of jobs. Included are: transportation, power, energy sources and alternative sources, communications, graphic communications, construction, manufacturing, and many others. Growth potential, educational requirements, and a salary range provide helpful information for career planning and future job training
Materials Handling( Visual )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many industries, movement, storage, and retrieval of raw materials and products provides the key to success and profits. Viewers see how large quantities of materials are moved most efficiently. They also gain an understanding of the following terms: fixed automation, flexible automation, synchronous and asynchronous movement and have a basic understanding of automatic identification systems, computer monitoring, robot handling, and electronic control of materials flow
Computers at Work( Visual )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers discover the many valuable yet routine tasks that computers are regularly performing. These include word processing, draw/paint programs, spreadsheets, inventory control, billing, check writing, CAD, CAM, computer analysis, and many others. And computers are often just as useful in the home as they are in business and industry. For many, a personal computer will become as indispensable as the kitchen sink
Computer Peripherals( Visual )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes & explains the basic function, operation & advantages of several types of computer peripherals
How Computers Operate( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information is one of the best ways to become comfortable with computers. Computer terms like circuit, byte, bit, megabytes, RAM, digital logic, motherboard, operating system, booting application, and many others will become familiar as viewers learn the basics shown in this program
Steering system service( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No automotive course is complete without an in-depth look at inspecting and servicing steering systems. This program guides students through the entire process, from diagnosing problems to performing first-rate pump, rack, and linkage system service. Starting with visual, fluid-level, and stethoscope inspection methods, the video shows how to test pressure throughout the system, how to deal with rack-and-pinion components, and how to remove the wheels, tie-rod ends, shaft boot, coupling bolt, and other parts. For linkage systems, the program shows how to check for play in the idler rod, how to remove the gear box, and other essential procedures. Animated diagrams and live-action close-ups make this a comprehensive steering-service guide. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act) A viewable/printable instructor's guide is included
Wheel alignment by Walter Alley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepare students to inspect and adjust wheel alignment with this in-depth, hands-on program. Illustrating the layout of a professional alignment rack, including ramps, radius gauges, heads, and the readout unit, the program shows how these components operate and presents examples of the readout interface. Inspection demonstrations highlight reading tire wear and spotting loose tie-rod ends, a worn idler arm, and a bent center link, as well as what to check for during a test drive. Viewers will gain a detailed understanding of negative caster, positive caster, negative camber, positive camber, and toe-out and toe-in conditions, while learning the best methods for making adjustments to remedy all of these potential problems. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Suspension system service( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without proper training in suspension system service, aspiring auto technicians are in for a rough ride. This program helps deliver the knowledge and guidance students need, covering diagnosis of suspension system problems as well as detailed how-to sections on servicing shocks, control arms, struts, and springs. Viewers are shown every vital procedure, from inspecting shocks for loosened bushings. to detecting a bad strut bearing. to measuring chassis height prior to spring inspection and replacement. Important reminders like checking wheel alignment after a repair are highlighted, while colorful graphics reinforce crucial concepts. Shop safety is emphasized. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Diesel engine reassembly( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diesel Engine Reassembly is a twenty-three minute video which is part of the series, Diesel Engines. These videos overview the design, construction, and operation of diesel engines; detail the steps needed to properly disassemble, inspect, and measure the parts of diesel engines; and summarize how to install the major parts of a diesel engine back onto its short block. Turbochargers and superchargers are also described, including troubleshooting malfunctions and repair basics. Close-up shots of components and service procedures as well as computer animation give viewers maximum learning potential
Small gas engine disassembly( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the major steps for engine teardown and rebuilding. Instructional footage stresses safety, part organization, and use of proper tools. The program prepares students for working on any engine
Diesel engine operation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diesel Engine Operation is a twenty-four minute video which is part of the series, Diesel Engines. These videos overview the design, construction, and operation of diesel engines; detail the steps needed to properly disassemble, inspect, and measure the parts of diesel engines; and summarize how to install the major parts of a diesel engine back onto its short block. Turbochargers and superchargers are also described, including troubleshooting malfunctions and repair basics. Close-up shots of components and service procedures as well as computer animation give viewers maximum learning potential
Small Gas Engine Inspection, Measurement, and Cleaning( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes how to inspect each part during a major rebuild of a small gas engine and how to find part damage and measure wear accurately so students know which parts should be replaced and which can be reused. Live-action video and computer graphics explain part clearances-which are critical to engine life. Clear visuals show the proper use of cleaning tools and equipment. The last part of the program shows a valve job using both carbide cutter and a valve grind machine
Small Gas Engine Construction and Operation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the operation, construction and design variations of small gas engines. Live-action video footage and computer graphics are used to explain how both two- and four-stroke engines operate. Design variations, such as poppet vs. reed valves, valves-in-block vs. overhead valves, gasoline vs. diesel vs. LP gas, air vs. liquid cooled are all explained
Brake system service( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brake system service is not only a major aspect of automotive education-it's a matter of life or death. This program covers all phases of brake service, outlining diagnostic methods for system malfunctions as well as how-to sections on servicing master cylinders, boosters, and disc and drum brakes. Viewers are shown every step, from differentiating between lever and rod type adjustors. to drum measurement. to machining disc brake rotors. to the best way to force new fluid into a replaced master cylinder. The program includes extensive safety tips and helpful reminders like test driving a car before returning it to the customer, while on-screen graphics clarify key points. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Small Gas Engine Troubleshooting and Tune-Up( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes how to properly troubleshoot both performance and mechanical problems in small gas engines. Logical diagnosis methods are supplemented with computer graphics that show what causes a rod knock, piston slap, and low compression. Engine maintenance and basic tune-up are also included. A Meridian Production
Small gas engine reassembly( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to properly reinstall a major part of a small gas engine. Students will learn to assemble both two- and four-stroke cycle engines. Clear, live-action video emphasizes safety, proper gasket and seal installation, correct utilization of torque valves, and tightening patterns
Electrical Circuits by Brian A Jerome( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video uses 3-D animation and live action to make basic electrical circuits come to life. The properties of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits are easy to grasp when you can see the electrons flow through each circuit leg in each circuit type. Ohm's Law is illustrated with animated pie charts and basic calculations that isolate each section of the circuit. A must for introductory electricity-electronics, auto mechanics, and technology courses
Electrical principles by Meridian Education( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This live-action video introduces the basics of electricity. Computer animation adds interest and excitement as the video comes to life in its coverage of atoms, conductors, insulators, free electrons, voltage, current, resistance, magnetism, attraction-repulsion, electromagnets, a simple circuit, and other electrical principles. Ideal for courses in electricity, physics, science, automotive, and technology
Engine bottom end construction( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the design and operation of engine bottom ends including crankshaft, block, rods, pistons, and rings
Steering systems( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete and in-depth guide to automotive steering components, this program takes viewers through system basics, including the control arm, suspension system strut, and steering knuckle, while differentiating between linkage and rack-and-pinion systems. Illustrating how the steering shaft mounts inside the column assembly, the video explains how power is transferred into the steering gearbox. The linkage system section covers details on worm gears and the pitman arm, while the rack-and-pinion section shows how pinion gear rotation works and explains tie rod assemblies. Another section is devoted to power steering, including external piston, integral linkage, and power rack-and-pinion types. Animation and live-action shots work together to build thorough steering system know-how. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.15 for Wheel alig ... to 0.21 for Materials ...)

Alternative Names
Beneficial Books and Videos (Firm)

Languages
English (146)