Troubleshooting and Repair of Diesel Engines

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 5, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 390 pages
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Harness the Latest Tools and Techniques for Troubleshooting and Repairing Virtually Any Diesel Engine Problem

The Fourth Edition of Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines presents the latest advances in diesel technology. Comprehensive and practical, this revised classic equips you with all of the state-of-the-art tools and techniques needed to keep diesel engines running in top condition.

Written by master mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey, this hands-on resource covers new engine technology, electronic engine management, biodiesel fuels, and emissions controls. The book also contains cutting-edge information on diagnostics...fuel systems...mechanical and electronic governors...cylinder heads and valves...engine mechanics...turbochargers...electrical basics...starters and generators...cooling systems...exhaust aftertreatment...and more. Packed with over 350 drawings, schematics, and photographs, the updated Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines features:

  • New material on biodiesel and straight vegetable oil fuels
  • Intensive reviews of troubleshooting procedures
  • New engine repair procedures and tools
  • State-of-the-art turbocharger techniques
  • A comprehensive new chapter on troubleshooting and repairing electronic engine management systems
  • A new chapter on the worldwide drive for greener, more environmentally friendly diesels

Get Everything You Need to Solve Diesel Problems Quickly and Easily

• Rudolf Diesel • Diesel Basics • Engine Installation • Fuel Systems • Electronic Engine Management Systems • Cylinder Heads and Valves • Engine Mechanics • Turbochargers • Electrical Fundamentals • Starting and Generating Systems • Cooling Systems • Greener Diesels
 

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Really good book for aspiring diesel technicians.

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Contents

1 Rudolf Diesel
1
2 Diesel basics
9
3 Engine installation
23
4 Basic troubleshooting
39
5 Mechanical fuel systems
61
6 Electronic management systems
95
7 Cylinder heads and valves
139
8 Engine mechanics
177
9 Air systems
255
10 Electrical fundamentals
273
11 Starting and generating systems
301
12 Cooling systems
339
13 Greener diesels
359
Index
373
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About the author (2007)

Paul Dempsey is a Master Mechanic and published author whose credits include more than 100 magazine and journal articles.

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