Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines,
2nd Edition

Sean Bennett

ISBN-13: 9781285442969 | ISBN-10: 1285442962

Copyright 2015

| Published 2014

| 360 pages

List Price USD $134.95


MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: DIESEL ENGINES, Second Edition, provides a thorough, reader-friendly introduction to diesel engine theory, construction, operation, and service. Combining a simple, straightforward writing style, ample illustrations, and step-by-step instruction, this trusted guide helps aspiring technicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to service modern, computer-controlled diesel engines. The book provides an overview of essential topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems, and general service and repair concepts. Dedicated chapters then explore engine, fuel, and vehicle computer control subsystems, as well as diesel emissions. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques—including current ASE Education Foundation standards—the Second Edition provides an accurate, up-to-date introduction to modern diesel engines and a solid foundation for professional success.

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Meet the Authors

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Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment and automotive technology, and he currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in commercial vehicle technology.

  • The tools and equipment chapter has been revised to include new and improved illustrations, as well as more detailed instructions on the use of engine-specific shop tools.
  • The author has added a new chapter on engine service procedure to provide in-depth, up-to-date coverage of essential topics, including a step-by-step approach to lube and filter changes.
  • The opening chapter on safety has been revised to include current industry standards and best practices, including a strong emphasis on safely handling hoisting equipment.
  • The Second Edition features extensive new and revised information reflecting current technology, industry trends, and service and repair techniques, including ongoing changes to engine, fuel, and emissions technology spurred by EPA standards and market pressure to boost fuel economy.
  • An updated emissions chapter provides clear, informative coverage of the EPA 2013 and 2016 emissions standards that will soon impact diesel technology, as well as federal proposals related to CO2 carbon dump containment.
  • Two-color diagrams throughout the text help illustrate key concepts and techniques, complementing chapter material to reinforce learning.
  • Learning objectives open each section by clearly outlining key topics that will be covered, helping readers set accurate expectations and focus their efforts effectively.
  • Clear, concise coverage of essential topics and an engaging, reader-friendly presentation make even complex concepts easier to master for readers of all backgrounds and experience levels.
  • A comprehensive glossary of key terms and acronyms provides a convenient reference, enabling readers to master the standard vocabulary used by professionals in the field.
  • Employing a modular format that makes it easy to adapt chapter material to a specific syllabus or student interests, the text covers diverse topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems and subsystems, service and repair, and emissions.

Table of Contents

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1. Safety.
2. Hand and Shop Tools.
3. Engine Fundamentals.
4. Piston Assemblies, Crankshafts, Flywheels, and Dampers.
5. Timing Geartrains, Camshafts, Tappets, Rockers, and Cylinder Valves.
6. Cylinder Blocks, Liners, Cylinder Heads, Rocker Housings, Oil Pans, and Manifolds.
7. Lubricating Oil and Lubrication Systems.
8. Coolant and Cooling Systems.
9. Intake and Exhaust Systems and Turbochargers.
10. Engine Brakes.
11. Engine Service Procedure.
12. Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection, and Reassembly.
13. Fuel Subsystems.
14. Injector Nozzles.
15. Engine Management Electronics.
16. Diesel Fuel Injection Systems.
17. Emissions.

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Workbook for Bennett's Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines, 2nd

The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

Companion Web Site for Bennett's Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines, 2nd

Time-saving instructor resources are available at the Instructor Companion Website for the text or on CD. Either delivery option offers the following resources: PowerPoint chapter presentations with selected images, a computerized test bank, an Image Gallery containing images from the book, an Instructor's Guide which includes an answer key to chapter review questions, Word documents containing the chapter review questions, a chart correlating NATEF tasks to text pages, and a set of job sheets for use in the shop. To access the faculty Companion Site, please visit www.cengage.com/delmar and search by ISBN.

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