Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines
Author: Wright, Gus
Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Number Of Pages: 1394
Release Date: 30-12-2015
Details: Product Description Based on the 2014 National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Medium/Heavy Truck Tasks Lists and ASE Certification Test Series for truck and bus specialists, Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines is designed to address these and other international training standards. The text offers comprehensive coverage of every NATEF task with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines describes safe and effective diagnostic, repair, and maintenance procedures for today’s medium and heavy vehicle diesel engines, including the most current, relevant, and practical coverage of: • HD-OBD emission diagnostics • Common rail injection systems • Exhaust after treatment systems, including diesel particulate filters, selective catalyst reduction (SCR), and lean NOx traps (LNT) • Variable geometry and series turbocharging • Exhaust gas recirculation • Engine braking • Major engine OEM-specific coverage of fuel, air induction, and diagnostic systems • Electronic signal processing and sensor technology Additional features include: • Up-to-date NATEF coverage • Support of ASE certification test preparation for diesel engine, medium-heavy truck, and bus test series • A clear, accessible writing style • Reinforcement of concepts learned • Application to real-world practice • A wealth of photographs, illustrations, and step-by-step explanations with visual summaries Review "Chapter follows NATEF standards very well. Knowledge and Skills objectives are very good and do a great job of covering expectations in the industry. Use of current technology and visuals is better than the current text we are using." ~Brent Newville, Dakota County Technical College Review “Very relative and balanced. Practical real world information. It is practical information that is invaluable to the technician.” ~Robbie Lindhorst, Southeastern Illinois College “Information is organized in such a way which makes it easy to follow and understand. Subject area is very informative and relevant.” ~Billy Phillips, Johnston Community College About the Author Gus Wright is a member of the faculty in the Truck and Coach program at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada. A diesel enthusiast, he currently teaches apprentice technicians the latest technology in trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. He has worked for more than 35 years in the industry, earning multiple trade qualifications and creating technician curriculum for both corporate and college level education. He is also the author of Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2017) and co-author of Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2017). A university graduate, he actively engages in applied research related to engine emissions, alternate fuels, and HD electrical technology.
Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.8 x 2.0 inches