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Diesel Technology, 7th Edition

Diesel Technology, 7th Edition
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By: Andrew Norman and John "Drew" Corinchock

ISBN: 978-1-59070-770-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2007
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $86.00
School Price: $64.50


Diesel Technology covers the construction, operation, service, and repair of two- and four-stroke diesel engines. This textbook details developments in engine control computers, fuel management systems, and emission control systems. Content relates to on- and off-road vehicles, as well as marine, agricultural, and industrial applications. Diesel Technology is a valuable resource for anyone involved in the service and repair of diesel engines, including those preparing for the ASE Medium/Heavy Truck Test T2—Diesel Engines, Test T6—Electrical/Electronic Systems, and Test T8—Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI).
  • Includes the latest standards for diesel engine oils, ultra-low sulfur fuel, and biodiesel fuel.
  • Written in a clear, logical, and interesting manner, making it easy to understand complex topics.
  • Contains a detailed chapter on preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Diesel Engines
  2. Shop Safety
  3. Tools, Precision Tools, and Fasteners
  4. Principles of Operation
  5. Engine Blocks
  6. Crankshafts
  7. Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods
  8. Cylinder Heads and Related Components
  9. Camshaft and Valve Train Components
10. Lubrication Systems
11. Cooling Systems
12. Air Intake Systems
13. Exhaust Systems
14. Diesel Fuels
15. Basic Fuel Systems
16. Fuel Filters and Conditioners
17. Injection System Fundamentals
18. Injection Nozzles
19. Governors and Acceleration Controls
20. Multiple Plunger Inline Injection Pumps
21. Distributor Injection Pumps
22. Unit Injector Fuel Injection Systems
23. Cummins Pressure-Time Injection Systems
24. Basics of Electricity
25. Electronic Engine Controls and Fuel Injection
26. Diesel Engine Charging Systems
27. Diesel Starting Systems
28. Engine Reassembly and Installation
29. Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
30. Career Opportunities

Look Inside

   sample Introduction (PDF, 478 KB)
   sample Chapter 1 (PDF, 452 KB)
   sample Chapter 14 (PDF, 570 KB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


Heavy Duty Mechanics/Diesel
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Andrew Norman - is a Diesel engine specialist with more than 30 years of industry experience. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and received advanced training in earthmoving equipment maintenance from the Auburn University School of Engineering. Mr. Norman is a Certified Manufacturing Technologist, a Certified Materials & Resource Professional, and a Certified Lubrication Specialist with the American Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Mr. Norman is the owner of Norman and Associates, and has worked for Detroit Diesel Allison, Inman and Associates, Chevron Lubricants, D-A Lubricants, Cummins, and Life Cycle Engineering.

John "Drew" Corinchock - is a technical writer based out of in Schuylkill, PA. He has a graduate of Penn State University and has authored/coauthored several educational textbooks. Mr. Corinchock specializes in the diesel engine, automotive, HVAC, construction, and industrial/manufacturing areas.


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