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Small Engine Technology (SC) / Edition 2

Small Engine Technology (SC) / Edition 2

by William Schuster
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ISBN-13: 9780827377783
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/08/1998
Series: Automotive Technology Series
Edition description: Abridged
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bill Schuster owned and operated a small engine repair service from 1975 to 1985. He was an authorized dealer for Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Kohler, and Homelite engines. He began teaching small engine repair courses in 1975 for Brighton, Michigan community education and for Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1980. He has attended factory service schools including those sponsored by Briggs & Stratton, Honda, Tecumseh, Kohler, Kawasaki, OMC, Kubota, and Homelite. Bill is certified by Briggs & Stratton as a Master Service Technician. He is also certified by the State of Michigan as a motorcycle mechanic. A close association with OPE Technicians Certification, Austin, Texas, has provided him with the opportunity to serve on the Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) testing committees. He has been involved with the Two-Stroke Engine Testing, Four-Stroke Engine Testing, Diesel Engine Testing, and Electrical Systems Testing Committees as a member of each. He has also authored the study guides for each of these certification test areas. Bill has also authored a textbook titled Small Engine Technology 2nd edition, (Thomson Delmar Learning, 1999) that is being used in many states and provinces in North America. It is also the recommended resource to study for the certification tests. Bill has been teaching for thirty four years and his education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Wayne State University and a Master's degree from Eastern Michigan University. Bill has a commercial pilot rating and is a FAA Certified Flight Instructor‑Airplane.

Table of Contents

Safety, Measurement, Tools. Air-cooled Engine Technology Basics. Fuel and Lubrication Systems. Carburetors. Ignition Systems. Governor Systems. Starting Systems. Engine Disassembly. Engine Assembly. Engine Maintenance. Trouble Shooting. Failure Analysis.

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