Synopses & Reviews
The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL and COMPUTERIZED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Fourth Edition, is a user-friendly resource ideal for aspiring, entry-level, and experienced technicians alike. Coverage includes the full range of diesel engines, from light duty to heavy duty, as well as the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. The extensively updated fourth edition features nine new chapters to reflect industry trends and technology, including a decreased focus on outdated hydromechanical fuel systems, additional material on diesel electric/hydraulic hybrid technologies, and information on the principles and practices underlying current and proposed ASE and NATEF tasks. With an emphasis on today's computer technology that sets it apart from any other book on the market, this practical, wide-ranging guide helps prepare you for career success in the dynamic field of diesel engine service.
The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel and 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 today?s 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.
About the Author
Sean Bennett has an industry background with a Freightliner dealership in Sarnia, Ontario, and Mack Trucks Incorporated, Allentown, PA. This was followed by a teaching career as a corporate trainer for Mack Trucks and as faculty at Toronto's Centennial College. At Centennial College he was Program Coordinator of the Truck and Diesel Department. Over a twenty-year span at Centennial College, Bennett chaired a wide range of motive power curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario, subsequently authored the curricula and was pivotal in the initiative to move college syllabi toward competency-based outcome models. Bennett has authored over twenty-five books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology, and he currently devotes all his time to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association's Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC), the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).
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 Sub systems. 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, ALTERNATE POWER, AND EMISSIONS. 32. Review of Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals. 33. Networking and Communications in the Trucking Industry. 34. Vehicle Computers. 35. ESTs and SIS. 36. Electrical Wiring, Connector, and Terminal Repair. 37. Multiplexing. 38. Biodiesel and Alternate Fuels. 39. Electric and Hydraulic Hybrid Drives. 40. Bosch EDC Systems. 41. Caterpillar ADEM Management Systems. 42. Cummins Management Systems. 43. Detroit Diesel DDEC - Management Systems. 44. Navistar Management Systems. 45. Paccar Management Systems. 46. Volvo and Mack Management Systems. 47. Emissions Management. 48. Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems. 49. Failure Analysis. 50. Troubleshooting and Diagnostics.