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Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems / Edition 3

Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems / Edition 3

by Sean Bennett


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Gear up for career success in the dynamic field of commercial truck engine service, with the latest edition of the most comprehensive to guide commercial vehicle engines and their management systems available today! Ideal for students, entry-level technicians, and experienced professionals, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL & COMPUTERIZED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Sixth Edition, covers the full range of commercial vehicle diesel engines (from light- to heavy-duty), electric drivetrains, and the most current management electronics used in the industry. In addition, dedicated chapters deal with natural gas (NG) fuel systems, alternate fuels, hybrid drive, fuel cell, and all-electric drive systems. User-friendly and fully up to date, this trusted text addresses the latest ASE Education Foundation tasks, places unique emphasis on the modern multiplexed chassis and telematics, and is designed to serve as a practical toolbox reference throughout your professional career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781428366664
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 935
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

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 a 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 commercial vehicle technology.

Table of Contents

Part I: DIESEL ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Introduction. 2. Hand and Shop Tools. 3. Personal Safety Equipment. 4. Engine Fundamentals. 5. History of the Heat Engine. 6. Power. 7. Diesel Engine Powertrain Assemblies. 8. Diesel Engine Feedback Assembly. 9. Engine Housing Components. 10. Diesel Engine Lubrication systems. 11. Engine Cooling Systems. 12. Engine Breathing. 13. Engine Retarders. 14. Engine Service Procedure. 15. Diesel Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection and Reassembly. 16. Diesel Engine Run-in and Performance Testing. Part II: DIESEL FUEL SYSTEMS. 17. Chemistry and Combustion in Diesel Engines. 18. Diesel Fuel Characteristics. 19. Fuel Subsystems. 20. Fuel Injection Basics and Governor Principles. 21. Injector Nozzles. 22. Port Helix Metering Fuel Systems. 23. Inlet Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 24. Sleeve Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 25. Single Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 26. Twin Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 27. HEUI Fuel System. 28. Electronic Unit Pump (EUP) Fuel Systems. 29. HPI-TP Fuel System. 30. Common Rail Fuel Systems. 31. Amplified CR systems. Part III: ENGINE MANAGEMENT, HYBRID, ELECTRIC POWERTRAINS, EMISSIONS, AND TROUBLESHOOTING. 32. Review of Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals. 33. Vehicle Computers. 34. ESTs and SIS. 35. Electrical Wiring, Connector and Terminal Repair. 36. Multiplexing. 37. The Connected Vehicle. 38. Natural Gas, Propane and Biodiesel. 39. High Voltage Electricity. 40. Hybrid and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrains. 41. Electric Powertrains. 42. Bosch EDC and Siemens Systems. 43. Caterpillar ADEM Systems. 44. Cummins Management Systems. 45. Detroit Diesel DDEC. 46. Navistar Diamond Logic. 47. Paccar Management Systems. 48. Volvo and Mack Management Systems. 49. Emissions Management. 50. Servicing and Maintenance of Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems. 51. Failure Analysis. 52. Troubleshooting and Diagnostics.

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