Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems / Edition 4

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Overview

The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL & COMPUTERIZED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Fourth Edition, is a user-friendly resource ideal for aspiring, entry-level, and experienced technicians alike. Coverage includes the full range of diesel engines, from light duty to heavy duty, as well as the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. The extensively updated fourth edition features nine new chapters to reflect industry trends and technology, including a decreased focus on outdated hydromechanical fuel systems, additional material on diesel electric/hydraulic hybrid technologies, and information on the principles and practices underlying current and proposed ASE and NATEF tasks. With an emphasis on today's computer technology that sets it apart from any other book on the market, this practical, wide-ranging guide helps prepare you for career success in the dynamic field of diesel engine service.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111645694
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/2/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 412,574
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During his 20-year tenure at the college, he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings, and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology, and currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association's Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers.

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Table of Contents

Part I: DIESEL ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Introduction. 2. Hand and Shop Tools. 3. Personal Safety Equipment. 4. Engine Fundamentals. 5. History of the Heat Engine. 6. Power. 7. Diesel Engine Powertrain Assemblies. 8. Diesel Engine Feedback Assembly. 9. Engine Housing Components. 10. Diesel Engine Lubrication Systems. 11. Engine Cooling Systems. 12. Engine Breathing. 13. Engine Retarders. 14. Engine Service Procedure. 15. Diesel Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection and Reassembly. 16. Diesel Engine Run-in and Performance Testing. Part II: DIESEL FUEL SYSTEMS. 17. Chemistry and Combustion in Diesel Engines. 18. Diesel Fuel Characteristics. 19. Fuel Sub systems. 20. Fuel Injection Basics and Governor Principles. 21. Injector Nozzles. 22. Port Helix Metering Fuel Systems. 23. Inlet Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 24. Sleeve Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 25. Single Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 26. Twin Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 27. HEUI Fuel System. 28. Electronic Unit Pump (EUP) Fuel Systems. 29. HPI-TP Fuel System. 30. Common Rail Fuel Systems. 31. Amplified CR Systems. Part III: ENGINE MANAGEMENT, ALTERNATE POWER, AND EMISSIONS. 32. Review of Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals. 33. Networking and Communications in the Trucking Industry. 34. Vehicle Computers. 35. ESTs and SIS. 36. Electrical Wiring, Connector, and Terminal Repair. 37. Multiplexing. 38. Biodiesel and Alternate Fuels. 39. Electric and Hydraulic Hybrid Drives. 40. Bosch EDC Systems. 41. Caterpillar ADEM Management Systems. 42. Cummins Management Systems. 43. Detroit Diesel DDEC - Management Systems. 44. Navistar Management Systems. 45. Paccar Management Systems. 46. Volvo and Mack Management Systems. 47. Emissions Management. 48. Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems. 49. Failure Analysis. 50. Troubleshooting and Diagnostics.

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