The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines
is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear,
jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to
look after it, and takes into account developments in engine
This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with
new full-colour photos and diagrams. Tim Bartlett explains how
the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then
looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take
place. He also advises on tools, winterizing and provides hints,
tips and helpful fault-finding tables.
Systems covered include: fuel, air, cooling, oil, electrical, propeller and transmission and control.
'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine
'A winner' Classic Boat
'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly
|Series:||Adlard Coles Book of|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||7 MB|
About the Author
commercial sailing schools, he became a full time yacht skipper. After
five years running his own engineering company he became technical
editor of Motor Boat and Yachting. He has written several books, including The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation and The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors.
Tim Bartlett is a former Naval Officer, professional yacht skipper and Yachtmaster Instructor who is now a freelance yachting journalist specialising in navigation, communications, and electronics. He also trains RYA Radar Instructors and Powerboat Instructors, and is an SRC (radio licence) Assessor. He writes regularly for boating magazines worldwide and is the author of The RYA Book of Navigation, The RYA Book of Diesel Engines and The RYA Book of Outboard Motors, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.