Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-07-29
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems, 3E is a user-friendly resource for both entry-level and experienced technicians alike. Coverage includes the full range of truck diesels, from light duty to heavy duty, as well as the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. The updated third edition features all-new discussions of series and parallel hybrid drivetrains that use both electric and hydraulic hybrid technology, emerging battery and ultracapacitor technology popular in hybrid electric vehicles, expanded coverage of the new Delphi E3 injectors used in post-2007 Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, Volvo and Mack engines, and more. With an emphasis on today?s computer technology that sets it apart from any other book on the market, this is an ideal guide to working effectively in modern truck service facilities.

Table of Contents

Diesel Engine Fundamentals
Hand and shop tools
Personal safety equipment
Engine fundamentals
History of the Heat Engine
Diesel engine powertrain assemblies
Diesel engine feedback assembly
Engine housing components
Diesel Engine Lubrication systems
Engine Cooling Systems
Engine breathing
Engine Retarders
Diesel Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection and Reassembly
Diesel Engine Run-in and Performance Testing
Hydromechanical Diesel and Alternate Fuel Systems
Chemistry and Combustion in Diesel Engines
Diesel fuel characteristics
Fuel Sub systems
Overview of diesel fuel injection basics
Injector Nozzles
Port helix metering injection pumps
Detroit Diesel mechanical unit injection
Caterpillar mechanical unit injection
Cummins PT system
Rotary distributor pumps
Biodiesel, hybrids, and alternate fuels. 28. Failure analysis
Electronics, Engine Management and Emissions
Review of electrical and electronics fundamentals
Introduction to Computers
Networking and Communications in the Trucking Industry
Vehicle Computers
ESTs and SIS
Electrical Wiring, Connector and Terminal Repair
Bosch Electronic Distributor Systems
Mack V MAC I & II
Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls
Caterpillar ADEM MEUI Systems
Volvo and Mack EUI Systems
Cummins CELECT Plus
Bosch EUP Systems on Mercedes Benz and Mack E-Tech
Caterpillar and International Trucks HEUI
Cummins HPI-TP
Cummins CAPS
Common Rail Systems
Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
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