Introduction to Compact and Automotive Diesels

First Edition
Author: Edward Ralbovsky
ISBN #: 0827369395
©1997   Publish Date: 08/08/1996
Binding: PB
Pages: 352
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $199.95


This book is an excellent introduction to compact and automotive diesel engines. How the engines are used in a variety of equipment is explained in a detailed, yet easy to understand format. Topics of theory, operation, service, diagnosis and troubleshooting of diesel engines make this a practical and valuable resource. The material is geared toward a reader with an understanding of gasoline engines with a need to know about diesel engines. This book will supplement a service manual well with its extensive illustrations from US and foreign manufacturers.

Product Benefits:

  • latest information on compact and light duty diesels makes the information pertinent to diagnosis and repair
  • excellent introduction to diesel engines...unique in market
  • easy-reading style makes the material easy to understand
  • provides the basics of troubleshooting and diagnosis as they would be applied
  • information is not specific to one manufacturer, and fosters better overall understanding of diesel engines

Table of Contents:

Introduction. Fundamentals of Diesel Engine Operation. Combustion Chamber Design. Diesel Fuel. Basic Diesel Fuel Systems. Diesel Starting. Diesel Engine Emission Systems. Roosemaster Injection Systems. Bosch VE Type Injection. Bosch In line. Injection Nozzle Operating and Testing. Basic Engine Testing and Disassembly. Engine Block, Pistons, Piston Assembly and Main Bear. Timing, Camshafts, Valve Tram and Cylinder Head. Lubrication and Cooling. Intake, Exhaust and Turbo Charging. Engine Installation and Maintenance. Maintenance & Diagnosis.

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