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Automotive Diesel Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Gus Wright

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 12, 2012

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For courses in Diesel Engines, Engine Management or Fuels.


Designed to address the growing popularity of light and medium duty diesel engines, this book helps meet the educational requirements of automotive technicians servicing this new generation of engine. Taking a systems approach, it addresses contemporary diesel technology and analyzes each engine system in a distinct chapter. Its approach covers the latest trends related to diesel engine emissions and discusses the new diesel technologies. Special coverage is devoted to performance issues as readers are encouraged to develop a comprehensive understanding of diesel engine operation, service and maintenance.

Table of Contents

1: Diesel Engine Operating Principles
2: Diesel Engine Emissions
3: Cylinder Components
4: Diesel Engine Cylinder Blocks and Engine Terminology
5: Cylinder Heads and Valve Train Mechanisms
6: Diesel Engine Cooling and Lubrication Systems
7: Diesel Fuel and Low Pressure Fuel Systems
8: Functions of High Pressure Fuel Systems
9: Hydraulic Nozzles and Unit Injectors
10: Hydraulically Actuated Electronic Unit Injector (HEUI) Systems
11: Common Rail High-Pressure Fuel Injection Systems
12: Air Induction and Crankcase Ventilation Systems
13: Fixed and Wastegated Turbochargers
14: Variable Geometry Turbochargers and Charge Air Coolers
15: Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems
16: Onboard Diagnostics for Diesels

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$50.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-603972-3