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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines.

Author/Creator:
Bartlett, Melanie.
Publication:
London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (97 pages)
Edition:
4th ed.
Series:
Adlard Coles Book Of Ser.
Adlard Coles Book Of Ser.
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Subjects:
Diesel motor.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
In clear, jargon-free English The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines explains how a diesel engine works,and how to look after it, and takes into account developments inengine technology. Includes helpful tables and troubleshooting checklists.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Fourth Edition
1 Why Choose a Diesel?
2 The Basic Engine
The basic process
Valves
The two-stroke cycle
Variations on a theme
Things to do
3 Fuel System
The basic system
The single-element injection pump
The in-line injection pump
The rotary injection pump
Injectors
High-tech fuel systems
Electronic control
Unit injectors
Common rail injection systems
Things to do
4 Air System
Air filters
Exhaust systems
More power
Variations on turbocharging
Things to do
5 Cooling System
The basic system - raw-water cooling
The thermostat
Raw-water pump
Anodes
Indirect cooling
Circulating pump
Skin cooling
Oil cooling
Things to do
6 Oil System
Cleans, cools and protects
Pressurised oil systems
Oil grades and classes
Things to do
7 Electrical System
The basic system
Making electricity
Dynamos
Alternators
Starter motors
Dynastarts
Batteries
Fuses and circuit breakers
Solenoids
Things to do
8 Gearboxes
Basic principles
A simple gearbox
Layshaft gearboxes
Epicyclic gearboxes
Clutches
Things to do
9 Propeller and Stern Glands
The propeller as a screw
The propeller as a pump
The propeller as a foil
Choosing a propeller
Cavitation and ventilation
Stern glands
Stuffing boxes
Other shaft seals
Outdrives and saildrives
Things to do
10 Control Systems
Cable systems
Control heads
Dual Station controls
Cables
Things to do
11 Tools and Working Practices
Pipe fittings
Seals and gaskets
Tools
Tricks of the trade
12 Fault-finding
Starting problems
Problems shown up by the gauges
Smoke
Unusual noises or behaviour
Compression
13 Winterizing.
Autumn: before lifting out
Autumn: after lifting out
Spring: before launching
Spring: after launching
Appendix 1 The RYA Diesel Engine Course Syllabus
Index
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
L
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
W.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Bartlett, Melanie.
Other format:
Print version: Bartlett, Melanie The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines
ISBN:
9781408146354
9781408131169
OCLC:
929149001