Diesel Technology - Workbook / Edition 7

Diesel Technology - Workbook / Edition 7

by Andrew Norman, John Corinchock

Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.See more details below


Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.

Product Details

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date:
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction to Diesel Engines11
Diesel Versus Gasoline Engines11
Diesel Engine Stroke Cycle
Supplying Air and Fuel
Compression Ratios
Diesel Drawbacks
Diesel Engine History14
Early Theories and Successes
The Silent Otto Engine
The Development of the Diesel Engine
Continued Development of the Diesel Engine
Modern Diesel Applications
Modifications to Increase Diesel Engine Efficiency
Chapter 2Shop Safety23
Safety Notices23
Personal Safety23
Personal Protective Equipment
Shop Safety Rules24
Shop Cleanliness
Vehicle Safety Rules
Diesel Fuel Safety Precautions
Cleaning Equipment
Fire Prevention26
General Fire Safety Rules
Using a Fire Extinguisher
Right-to-Know Laws27
Hazardous Materials
Handling Hazardous Waste
Chapter 3Tools, Precision Tools, and Fasteners31
Hand Tools31
Chisels and Punches
Saws and Knives
Sockets and Socket Drivers
Allen Wrenches
Pliers and Cutters
Vise and C-Clamps
Torque Wrench
Other Hand Tools
Power Tools38
Stationary Power Tools
Engine Measuring Tools41
Reading a Micrometer
Depth Gauge
Vernier Calipers
Telescoping and Small Hole Gauges
Feeler Gauges
Dial Indicator
Cylinder Bore Dial Gauge
Digital Tachometer
Infrared Thermometer
Cylinder Compression Gauge
Specialized Diesel Tools and Equipment45
Injection Systems
Electrical Test Equipment48
Test Lights
Computer System Diagnostic Tools49
Bolt and Screw Terminology
U.S. and Metric Nuts
Thread Repairs50
Applying Torque to a Fastener
Chapter 4Principles of Operation55
Major Engine Components55
Cylinder Block and Cylinder Liners
Connecting Rods
Oil Pan
Vibration Dampers
Valve Train Components
Cylinder Head
Intake and Exhaust Manifolds
Diesel Engine Classifications64
Engine Cycle Design
Four-Stroke Cycle Operation
Four-Cycle Engine Valve Timing
Two-Stroke Cycle Engines
Cylinder Number and Configuration69
Inline Engines
V-type Engines
W-type and Delta Engine Configurations
Radial Engines
Doubleacting Piston
Combustion Chamber Designs71
Direct Injection Chamber
Precombustion Chamber
Swirl Chamber
Energy (Lanova) Cells
Diesel Fuel Injection Systems73
Injection System Functions
Types of Fuel Injection Systems
Electronically Controlled Fuel Injection Systems
Engine Performance Terms and Formulas75
Bore and Stroke
Compression Ratio
Volumetric Efficiency
Specific Gravity
Mean Effective Pressure
Horsepower and Torque76
Chapter 5Engine Blocks81
Cylinder Blocks81
Accessing Diesel Engine Components81
Accessing Components in a Stationary Engine
Accessing Components in a Mobile Engine
Engine Block Cleaning
Cylinder Block Inspection
Cylinder Bores and Liners
Inspection of Cylinder Bores and Liners
Types of Cylinder Liners
Installing Cylinder Liners
Cylinder Liner Safety Features
Chapter 6Crankshafts103
Diesel Crankshafts103
Crankshaft Terminology
Crankshaft Lubrication
Crankshaft Classifications
Crankshaft Service
Crack Detection
Crankshaft Loads
Inspecting Journals
Reconditioning Crankshaft Journals
Bearing Inspection110
Bearing Material
Types of Diesel Engine Bearings
Bearing Crush and Spread
Bearing Distress
Checking Bearing Clearance
Crankshaft Oil Seals
Crankshaft Gears
Starter Gear Inspection
Vibration Dampers
Chapter 7Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods125
Diesel Pistons125
Piston Designs
Types of Pistons
Cam Ground Pistons
Piston Cleaning
Inspecting Pistons
Checking Piston Wear
Checking Piston Clearance
Piston Rings129
Compression Rings
Oil Control Rings
Checking Ring Grooves for Wear
Piston Ring Installation
Piston Pins (Wrist Pins)134
Inspecting Piston Pins
Connecting Rods135
Connecting Rod Inspection
Connecting the Piston to the Rod
Assembling the Main Bearings
Checking Crankshaft Clearances
Connecting the Piston Assembly to the Crankshaft
Chapter 8Cylinder Heads and Related Components147
Cylinder Head147
Cylinder Head Studs and Gaskets
Disassembling a Cylinder Head
Cylinder Head Removal
Cylinder Head Inspection and Service
Checking for Cylinder Head Damage
Valve Stem and Seat
Valve Construction
Valve Guides
Valve Guide Reconditioning
Valve Seats
Valve Stem Seals
Valve Springs
Valve Rotators
Valve Keepers
Injection Nozzle Holder Inserts
Chapter 9Camshaft and Valve Train Components173
Valve Train Operating Mechanisms173
Cam Lobes
Camshaft Gear
Valve Operation
Camshaft Location
Camshaft Drive Systems
Engine Timing
Cam Follower Assemblies
Rocker Arms
Rocker Housing Cover
Inspecting and Servicing the Valve Train181
Camshaft Service
Cam Follower Service
Rocker Arm Service
Push Rod Service
Assembling the Valve Train Components186
Camshaft Installation
Assembling the Camshaft Gears
Installing the Cylinder Head
Adjusting Valve Clearance
Valve Cover
Chapter 10Lubrication Systems195
Lubricating Systems195
Lubrication System Components195
Types of Lubrication Systems
Oil Pans and Sumps
Oil Pumps
Oil Cooler
Maintenance of Oil Coolers
Oil Pressure Relief Valve
Oil Filters
Oil Filter Maintenance
Oil Pressure Indication Systems217
Oil Pressure Warning Light
Mechanical Indicating System
Electrical Indicating System
Electromagnetic Coil Indicating System
Heating Coil Indicating System
Pressure Switch Indicating System
Electronic Indicating System
Ventilation Systems
Engine Oils219
API Service Classification
Synthetic Oil
Oil Additives
Oil Analysis
Chapter 11Cooling Systems225
Cooling Systems225
Types of Cooling Systems
Radiator Systems
Surge Tank
Radiator Fan Shroud
Radiator Outlets
Cleaning and Replacing Cooling System Components234
Hose Replacement
Cleaning a Radiator
Inspecting and Testing the Cooling System
Coolant Filters
Cooling System Service
Water Manifolds241
Water Pumps241
V-Belt Drives243
Fans and Fan Clutches
Suction Fans244
Blower Fans244
Fan Clutch
Coolant Heaters
Industrial Engine Cooling Systems245
Heat Exchanger
Cooling Tower
Expansion and Surge Tanks
Marine Engine Cooling System250
Raw-Water Cooling System
Materials Used in Marine Heat Exchangers
Salt Water Applications
Heat Exchanger Cooling Systems
Chapter 12Air Intake Systems257
Air Intakes257
Factors Affecting Air Intake Efficiency
Scavenging and Supercharging258
Scavenging Principles
Supercharging Principles
Four-Cycle Supercharging
Two-Cycle Supercharging
Air Cleaners261
Intake Air Cleaners263
Oil Bath Air Cleaners
Dry Air Filters
Filter Housing
Servicing Dry Type Filters
Additional Service Tips
Changing Air Filter Elements269
Intake Air Silencers269
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