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Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines, 2nd Edition

  • Sean Bennett
  • ISBN-10: 1285442962  |  ISBN-13: 9781285442969
  • 360 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $109.25
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About

Overview

MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: DIESEL ENGINES, Second Edition, provides a thorough, reader-friendly introduction to diesel engine theory, construction, operation, and service. Combining a simple, straightforward writing style, ample illustrations, and step-by-step instruction, this trusted text helps aspiring technicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to service modern, computer-controlled diesel engines. The text provides an overview of essential topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems, and general service and repair concepts. Dedicated chapters then explore engine, fuel, and vehicle computer control subsystems, as well as diesel emissions. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques—including current NATEF standards—the Second Edition provides an accurate, up-to-date introduction to modern diesel engines and a solid foundation for professional success.

Features and Benefits

  • Two-color diagrams throughout the text help illustrate key concepts and techniques, complementing chapter material to reinforce learning.
  • Clear, concise coverage of essential topics and an engaging, reader-friendly presentation make even complex concepts easier to master for readers of all backgrounds and experience levels.
  • Learning objectives open each section by clearly outlining key topics that will be covered, helping readers set accurate expectations and focus their efforts effectively.
  • A comprehensive glossary of key terms and acronyms provides a convenient reference, enabling readers to master the standard vocabulary used by professionals in the field.
  • Employing a modular format that makes it easy to adapt chapter material to a specific syllabus or student interests, the text covers diverse topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems and subsystems, service and repair, and emissions.

Table of Contents

1. Safety.
2. Hand and Shop Tools.
3. Engine Fundamentals.
4. Piston Assemblies, Crankshafts, Flywheels, and Dampers.
5. Timing Geartrains, Camshafts, Tappets, Rockers, and Cylinder Valves.
6. Cylinder Blocks, Liners, Cylinder Heads, Rocker Housings, Oil Pans, and Manifolds.
7. Lubricating Oil and Lubrication Systems.
8. Coolant and Cooling Systems.
9. Intake and Exhaust Systems and Turbochargers.
10. Engine Brakes.
11. Engine Service Procedure.
12. Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection, and Reassembly.
13. Fuel Subsystems.
14. Injector Nozzles.
15. Engine Management Electronics.
16. Diesel Fuel Injection Systems.
17. Emissions.

What's New

  • The Second Edition features extensive new and revised information reflecting current technology, industry trends, and service and repair techniques, including ongoing changes to engine, fuel, and emissions technology spurred by EPA standards and market pressure to boost fuel economy.
  • The author has added a new chapter on engine service procedure to provide in-depth, up-to-date coverage of essential topics, including a step-by-step approach to lube and filter changes.
  • The opening chapter on safety has been revised to include current industry standards and best practices, including a strong emphasis on safely handling hoisting equipment.
  • The tools and equipment chapter has been revised to include new and improved illustrations, as well as more detailed instructions on the use of engine-specific shop tools.
  • An updated emissions chapter provides clear, informative coverage of the EPA 2013 and 2016 emissions standards that will soon impact diesel technology, as well as federal proposals related to CO2 carbon dump containment.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1285442970 | ISBN-13: 9781285442976

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Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1285442989 | ISBN-13: 9781285442983)

The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

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Student Supplements

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1285442989 | ISBN-13: 9781285442983)

The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

List Price = $46.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sean Bennett

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 a 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. 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. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in medium/heavy duty truck technology.