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Today's Technician : Auto Engine Repair and Rebuilding

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781401882624

ISBN10:
1401882625
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/27/2005
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

The theory and service of modern automotive engines is at the heart of this new edition. Thoroughly enhanced and updated, this book includes information on variable valve timing systems, hybrid and other advanced technology vehicles. Readers will learn how components are designed and how they function to support engine operation through the help of realistic line drawings and well-structured photographs that engage them in the parts and pieces of today's automotive engines. The newly revised Third Edition includes more engine performance diagnostic information, as well as current NATEF content to help readers adequately prepare for the ASE certification exam in Engine Repair.

Table of Contents

Preface viii
Automotive Engines
1(14)
Introduction
1(1)
Basic Engine Operation
2(3)
Cooling System
5(1)
Lubrication System
6(1)
Engine Breathing
6(1)
Engine Performance
7(1)
Cylinder Head
8(1)
Timing Mechanism
8(2)
Engine Block
10(2)
Summary
12(1)
Terms to Know
12(1)
Review Questions
12(3)
Theory of Engine Operation
15(34)
Introduction
15(1)
Major Engine Components
15(4)
Engine Operating Principles
19(3)
Behavior of Liquids and Gases
22(1)
Pressure and Vacuum
22(1)
Engine Operation
23(2)
Engine Classifications
25(6)
Engine Displacement
31(2)
Direction of Crankshaft Rotation
33(1)
Engine Measurements
33(5)
Other Engine Designs
38(3)
Displacement-on-Demand Engines
41(1)
Engine Identification
42(3)
Summary
45(1)
Terms to Know
46(1)
Review Questions
46(3)
Engine Operating Systems
49(38)
Introduction
49(1)
The Starting System
49(4)
Lubrication Systems
53(9)
Cooling Systems
62(13)
Lubrication and Cooling System Warning Indicators
75(3)
Fuel System
78(4)
Summary
82(1)
Terms to Know
82(1)
Review Questions
83(4)
Engine Materials, Fasteners, Gaskets, and Seals
87(24)
Introduction
87(1)
Engine Materials
87(4)
Manufacturing Processes
91(3)
Fasteners
94(5)
Gaskets, Seals, and Sealants
99(8)
Summary
107(1)
Terms to Know
107(1)
Review Questions
108(3)
Intake and Exhaust Systems
111(30)
Introduction
111(1)
Air Induction System
111(1)
Air Intake Ductwork
112(1)
Air Cleaner/Filter
113(3)
Intake Manifold
116(3)
Vacuum Basics
119(1)
Vacuum Controls
119(1)
Turbochargers
120(6)
Superchargers
126(4)
Exhaust System Components
130(5)
Mufflers
135(3)
Summary
138(1)
Terms to Know
138(1)
Review Questions
139(2)
Factors Affecting Engine Performance
141(14)
Introduction
141(1)
Spark Plugs
141(2)
Combustion Chamber Sealing
143(4)
Fuel and Combustion
147(5)
Engine Noises
152(1)
Summary
153(1)
Terms to Know
153(1)
Review Questions
153(2)
Engine Configurations, Mounts, and Remanufactured Engines
155(10)
Introduction
155(1)
Engine Configurations
155(3)
Engine Mounts
158(2)
Remanufactured Engines
160(3)
Summary
163(1)
Terms to Know
163(1)
Review Questions
163(2)
Cylinder Heads
165(28)
Introduction
165(1)
Cylinder Heads
165(13)
Cylinder Head Component Relationships
178(1)
Combustion Chamber Designs
179(5)
The Combustion Process
184(4)
Multivalve Engines
188(1)
Summary
189(1)
Terms to Know
189(1)
Review Questions
190(3)
Camshafts and Valve Trains
193(18)
Introduction
193(1)
Valve Train Components
193(1)
Camshafts
194(4)
Lifters
198(3)
OHC Valvetrain Designs
201(1)
Push Rods
201(1)
Rocker Arms
202(5)
Valve Spring Retainers and Rotators
207(1)
Summary
208(1)
Terms to Know
208(1)
Review Questions
209(2)
Timing Mechanisms
211(12)
Introduction
211(1)
Valve Timing System
211(2)
Chain Driven Systems
213(2)
Belt Driven Systems
215(1)
Gear Driven Systems
216(2)
Variable Valve Timing and Lift
218(2)
Summary
220(1)
Terms to Know
220(1)
Review Questions
221(2)
Engine Block Construction
223(18)
Introduction
223(1)
Block Construction
223(6)
Crankshaft
229(5)
Camshaft
234(1)
Lifter Bores
234(1)
Harmonic Balancer
235(1)
Flywheel
235(2)
Short Blocks, Long Blocks, and Crate Engines
237(1)
Summary
238(1)
Terms to Know
238(1)
Review Questions
238(3)
Pistons, Rings, Connecting Rods, and Bearings
241(24)
Introduction
241(1)
Bearings
241(6)
Camshaft and Balance Shaft Bearings
247(1)
Balance Shafts
248(1)
Pistons
249(5)
Piston Designs and Construction
254(3)
Piston Rings
257(2)
Connecting Rods
259(2)
Summary
261(1)
Terms to Know
261(1)
Review Questions
261(4)
Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles
265(26)
Introduction
265(1)
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Use
265(1)
Propane Vehicles
266(3)
E85 and Flexible Fuel Vehicles
269(2)
Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles
271(5)
The Honda Civic GX CNG Vehicle
276(1)
Electric Vehicles
277(2)
Hybrid Electric Vehicles
279(1)
HEV Operation
280(4)
The Toyota Prius HEV
284(7)
Fuel Cell Vehicles
291
Summary
288(1)
Terms to Know
288(1)
Review Questions
288(3)
Appendix A 291(2)
Glossary 293(14)
Index 307


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