Automotive Diesel Technology / Edition 1

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Overview

Written by an experienced diesel technician, this book has an intensely practical approach to the most popular, current light and medium duty diesel engines rather than a theoretical or descriptive one. While most diesel books are directed to heavy-duty diesels used in less than 20% of all diesel engines produced, this book is directed to the 70% market share of diesels used in light and medium duty applications. The technology enabling the use in this new generation of powerful automotive diesels is vastly different from heavy-duty diesels and requires its own unique coverage. Currently, this book is the only one available to serve the requirements of automotive technicians servicing these light-duty engines.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131574533
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/11/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 999,354
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


1: Diesel Engine Operating Principles
2: Diesel Engine Emissions
3: Cylinder Components
4: Diesel Engine Cylinder Blocks and Engine Terminology
5: Cylinder Heads and Valve Train Mechanisms
6: Diesel Engine Cooling and Lubrication Systems
7: Diesel Fuel and Low Pressure Fuel Systems
8: Functions of High Pressure Fuel Systems
9: Hydraulic Nozzles and Unit Injectors
10: Hydraulically Actuated Electronic Unit Injector (HEUI) Systems
11: Common Rail High-Pressure Fuel Injection Systems
12: Air Induction and Crankcase Ventilation Systems
13: Fixed and Wastegated Turbochargers
14: Variable Geometry Turbochargers and Charge Air Coolers
15: Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems
16: Onboard Diagnostics for Diesels
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