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Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

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ISBN13: 9780071475358
ISBN10: 0071475354
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Publisher Comments:

Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”Motor Boat and Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine

Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance. A diesel mechanic for more than 35 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is the author of How to Read a Nautical Chart, Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook, and Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual.

Learn how to:

  • Cure overheating
  • Fix your transmission
  • Retrofit a new diesel engine
  • Flush your cooling system
  • Change your oil
  • Clean your electrical system
  • Replace fuel filters and bleed air from the fuel system
  • Troubleshoot virtually any problem

Synopsis:

'Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we\'ve seen on the subject.”—Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”—Motor Boat & Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”—Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder\'s bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine
\n

LANGUAGE: eng'

Synopsis:

Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”Motor Boat and Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine

About the Author

Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic, boatbuilder, and machinist, is widely acknowledged as the worlds foremost writer on boat systems maintenance.

Table of Contents

List of Troubleshooting Charts

Preface to the Third Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Introduction

One Principles of Operation

Compression Ignition

Converting Heat to Power

Expansion and Cooling

Gasoline Engines

Cost and Power-to-Weight

Types of Diesels

Principal Engine Components

Two Details of Operation

Section One: The Air Supply

Section Two: Combustion

Section Three: Fuel Injection

Section Four: Governors

Section Five: Electronic Engine Controls

Section Six: Keeping Things Cool

Three Routine Maintenance: Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness

Section One: Clean Air

Section Two: Clean Fuel

Section Three: Clean Oil

Section Four: General Cleanliness

Four Troubleshooting, Part One: Failure to Start

Section One: Failure to Crank

Section Two: Failure to Fire

Five Troubleshooting, Part Two: Overheating, Smoke, Loss of Performance, and Other Problems

Overheating

Smoke

Loss of Performance

Oil-Related Problems

Inadequate Turbocharger Performance

(and more...)

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sijoolk, November 14, 2006 (view all comments by sijoolk)
its one of the best books on marine diesel engines
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071475358
Author:
Calder, Nigel
Publisher:
International Marine Publishing
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Boating
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Marine diesel motors
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Marine diesel motors -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Nautical-Boat Maintenance and Repair
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
294
Dimensions:
9.46x7.58x.76 in. 1.75 lbs.

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Product details 294 pages International Marine Publishing - English 9780071475358 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 'Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we\'ve seen on the subject.”—Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”—Motor Boat & Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”—Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder\'s bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine
\n

LANGUAGE: eng'

"Synopsis" by , Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”Motor Boat and Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine

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