Diesel Engine Basics

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Diesel Engine Basics is dedicated to the basics of diesel mechanics within an Australian context. This text provides a practical reference for instructors and students to utilise throughout not only their course but also their career.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781743071519 Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Categories: Design & Industrial TechnologyAutomotiveVocational Education & Training
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Diesel Engine Basics is dedicated to the basics of diesel mechanics within an Australian context. This text provides a practical reference for instructors and students to utilise throughout not only their course but also their career. The text is an Ideal companion to Simpson's bestselling text, Automotive Mechanics 8e.

Features

  • Author team has extensive educational and industry experience
  • A competency grid is included both in the text and on the Online Learning Centre
  • Simple, accessible and engaging writing style Covers the basic 'need to know' theory and knowledge
Diesel Engine Basics provides coverage across:
  • Certificate III Automotive Technology AUAR30405
  • Certificate IV Automotive Technology AUR40208/40205
  • Diploma of Automotive Technology AUR50205
  • Certificate III Marine
  • Certificate III Outdoor Power Equipment

Contents

  • 1.Diesel Engine Terminology
    • Operating cycles 2 and 4 stroke
    • Volumetric and mechanical efficiency
    • Combustion process
    • Combustion cycles
    • Exhaust emissions
    • Power and torque characteristics
  • 2.Diesel Engine Construction
    • Engine blocks
    • Liners
    • Crankshafts
    • Bearings
    • Pistons
    • Connecting rods
    • Piston rings
    • Cylinder heads
    • Combustion chambers
    • Valves and seats
    • Camshafts
    • Balance shafts
  • 3.Diesel Fuels and Lubricants
    • Types of fuels and specifications
    • Engine oils
    • Lubrication systems
  • 4.Fuel Supply Systems and Filters
    • Fuel tanks lift pumps
    • Filters, fuel lines
  • 5.Inline and Single Element Pumps
    • Single element pumps
    • Multi element pumps
    • Construction and operation
    • Phasing
    • Calibration
    • Metering
    • Delivery valves
    • Automatic advance
  • 6.Distributer Pumps
    • Radial and Axial pumps
    • CAV-DPA
    • Bosh- VE
  • 7.Unit Injection
    • Detroit
    • Cummins
    • Caterpillar
  • 8.Common Rail Systems
    • Types of systems pump operation
    • Injector operation
    • Sensors
    • Electronic control
  • 9.Hydraulic Injectors
    • Holders
    • Nozzles: Operation, types, tests
  • 10.Governors
    • Constant speed, variable speed and limiting speed operation
    • Hydraulic
    • Pneumatic
    • Mechanical
    • Electronic
  • 11.Intake and Exhaust Systems
    • Turbo charges
    • Super charges
    • Pre-filters
    • Air filters
    • Particulate filters
    • mufflers
  • 12.Cooling Systems
    • Coolants
    • Basic systems and components
    • Inter coolers
  • 13.Starting and Charging Systems
    • Starter motors
    • Hydraulic starters
    • Air starters
    • Cold start devices
    • Alternators and batteries
  • 14.Diagnosis and maintenance
    • Diagnostic procedures
    • diagnosis charts
    • Smoke diagnosis

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Automotive Mechanics

Diesel Engine Basics is an ideal companion to Simpson's bestselling text Automotive Mechanics - 8th Edition. Automotive Mechanics - 8th Edition covers principles, applications and general servicing requirements that relate to passenger and light commercial vehicles. With full-colour illustrations and photographs, this new edition provides thorough coverage of the most relevant developments in the Australian automotive industry.
View Automotive Mechanics
ISBN 9781743071519
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level VET,

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