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

ISBN-10: 1428366660

ISBN-13: 9781428366664

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Sean Bennett
List price: $320.95
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Description: 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 todays 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.

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List price: $320.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 968
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.884

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 his 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. Mr. 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.

Diesel Engine Fundamentals
Introduction
Hand and shop tools
Personal safety equipment
Engine fundamentals
History of the Heat Engine
Power
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
Governors
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
Multiplexing
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
Emissions
Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
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