9780071493710

Troubleshooting and Repair of Diesel Engines

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    9780071493710

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    0071493719

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Fix all types of diesel enginges This easy-to-apply resource demystifies diesel technology, explaining everything you need to know to troubleshoot and fix problems with engines found in all types of equipment.

Author Biography

Paul Dempsey is a Master Mechanic and publishedauthor whose credits include more than 100 magazine andjournal articles.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Rudolf Dieselp. 1
Diesel basicsp. 9
Compression ratiop. 9
Inductionp. 12
Ignition and combustionp. 13
Two- and four-stroke-cyclep. 15
Power and torquep. 18
Fuel efficiencyp. 18
Weightp. 19
Durabilityp. 19
Conventional fuelsp. 20
Engine installationp. 23
Trucks and other motor vehiclesp. 23
Stationary enginesp. 26
Marine enginesp. 30
Basic troubleshootingp. 39
Malfunctionsp. 40
Testsp. 42
Air inlet systemp. 50
Glow plugsp. 53
Exhaust backpressurep. 54
Engine mechanicalp. 54
Mechanical fuel systemsp. 61
Air blastp. 61
Early common-railp. 61
Jerk pump systemp. 62
Inline pumpsp. 63
Distributor pumpsp. 67
Delivery valvesp. 74
Injectorsp. 76
Timersp. 79
Diaphragm controlsp. 81
Centrifugal governorsp. 81
Pneumatic governorsp. 85
Unit injectionp. 87
Low-pressure systemp. 90
Fuel filters and water separatorsp. 92
Electronic management systemsp. 95
Backgroundp. 95
Analog versus digitalp. 100
Bosch CAN busp. 101
On-board computerp. 102
Toolsp. 107
Troubleshootingp. 108
Caterpillar EMSp. 111
Ford (International) 7.3L DI power strokep. 124
Detroit Dieselp. 129
Cylinder heads and valvesp. 139
Combustion chamber typesp. 140
Valve configurationp. 144
Before you beginp. 147
Engine mechanicsp. 177
Scope of workp. 177
Diagnosisp. 179
Riggingp. 179
Special considerationsp. 181
Cleaningp. 188
Teardownp. 189
Lubrication systemp. 189
Filtersp. 195
Block castingp. 204
Pistonsp. 217
Connecting rodsp. 226
Crankshaftsp. 233
Camshafts and related partsp. 237
Harmonic balancersp. 239
Crankshaft bearingsp. 239
Assembly-major componentsp. 241
Air systemsp. 255
Air cleanersp. 255
Constructionp. 255
Turbochargersp. 258
Applicationsp. 261
Constructionp. 262
Variable geometry turbinep. 271
Electrical fundamentalsp. 273
Electronsp. 273
Circuitsp. 274
Electrical measurementsp. 277
Ohm's lawp. 278
Direct and alternating currentp. 280
Magnetismp. 283
Electromagnetsp. 284
Voltage sourcesp. 285
Generator principlesp. 285
dc motorsp. 289
Storage batteriesp. 292
Switchesp. 294
Solid-state componentsp. 299
Starting and generating systemsp. 301
Starting aidsp. 302
Wiringp. 303
Starter circuitsp. 304
Solenoidsp. 318
Starter drivesp. 321
Charging systemsp. 322
Voltage regulationp. 331
Solid-state regulatorsp. 332
Batteriesp. 332
Cooling systemsp. 339
Air coolingp. 339
Liquid coolingp. 341
Greener dieselsp. 359
Brazilp. 359
U.S. and Europep. 361
DIY Famep. 363
Straight vegetable oilp. 363
Dual-fuel enginesp. 365
Conventional fuelp. 366
Indexp. 373
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