Medium/heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems

Medium/heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems

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Cengage Learning
The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, MEDIUM/HEAVY DUTY TRUCK ENGINES, FUEL & 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fourth edition features nine new chapters to reflect industry trends and technology, including a decreased focus on outdated hydromechanical fuel systems, additional material on diesel electric/hydraulic hybrid technologies, and information on the principles and practices underlying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.

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Written by a teacher at Toronto Centennial College, this occupational textbook introduces the operating principles of modern heavy and medium duty diesel engines, particularly the electronically controlled engines that power most highway trucks, and identifies the components of fuel subsystems and electronic fuel management systems. The fourth edition describes all common rail fuel systems in one chapter instead of the previous five and dedicates a chapter to each major original equipment management system. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Clifton Park, NY :, Delmar, Cengage Learning,, [2013]
Edition: 4th edition
Copyright Date: © 2013
ISBN: 9781111645694
Characteristics: xxii, 983 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm


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