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Modern Diesel Technology: Light Duty Diesels,
2nd Edition

Sean Bennett

ISBN-13: 9781337624978 | ISBN-10: 1337624977

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 432 pages

List Price USD $134.95

Overview

MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: LIGHT DUTY DIESELS, Second Edition, gives you a thorough introduction to the light-duty diesel engine, the engine of choice to optimize fuel efficiency and longevity in workhorse pickup trucks, refrigeration units, agricultural equipment and generators. While the major emphasis is on highway usage, best-selling author Sean Bennett also addresses current and legacy, small stationary and mobile off-highway diesels. Using a modularized structure, Bennett helps you gain a strong conceptual grounding in diesel engine technology while emphasizing hands-on technical competency. The text explores current diesel engine subsystems and management electronics in detail, while also providing a solid foundation in mechanical engine systems. All generations of CAN-bus technology are covered, including the basics of network bus troubleshooting. The author uses simple language to make even complex concepts easier to master and focuses on helping you gain the knowledge and expertise you need for career success as a diesel technician, including addressing ASE A9 task learning objectives in detail.

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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.

  • A comprehensive glossary and dictionary of acronyms includes all the key terms used in the text, plus clear explanations of important terminology used in the industry, making it easy to learn or review this essential information.
  • The new edition includes expanded coverage of key topics including common rail diesel fuel systems, detailed explanations of piezo-electric actuated injectors, testing of electro-hydraulic injectors and a detailed examination of MY2020 diesel exhaust aftertreatment systems.
  • Based on decades of experience, the author presents even complex material using simple language and clear explanations. Avoiding unnecessary engineering detail, the text has a strong, practical focus on key knowledge and skills modern diesel technicians need to succeed, targeting ASE A9 task competencies in particular.
  • Providing up-to-date coverage of key industry developments and technology advances, the Second Edition includes information on engine electronics--including detailed descriptions of PCU-based voltage divider circuits and acoustic sensors--and an introduction to Pico Scope diagnostics and their use in electrical and electronic troubleshooting.
  • Extensive use of color images and detailed schematics help connect connect chapter material to the relevant competencies, while an emphasis on step-by-step, hands-on learning makes this practical resource more effective for aspiring professionals than many traditional textbooks.
  • Without skimping on the theory and principles underlying modern diesel engines and their repair and maintenance, the text emphasizes hands-on applications linked to performance-based learning outcomes, preparing students to apply what they learn in a service and repair environment.
  • Unlike many other textbooks, MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: LIGHT DUTY DIESELS, Second Edition, covers all current ASE A9 task competencies, ranging from the most recent electronic common rail engines to legacy PLN, EUI and HEUI managed engines.
  • Applying his extensive experience as an educator and diesel service technician, the author combines exceptional technical accuracy with a highly accessible writing style that engages students and helps them readily master complex material.
  • With up-to-date coverage of the latest MY2020 diesel engines and electronically guided diagnostics, this detailed text helps students develop the knowledge and skills to work effectively with the diesel engines used in highway pickup trucks, school buses, light-duty off-highway mobile equipment, reefer power plants and small stationary engines.

Table of Contents

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1. Shop and Personal Safety.
2. Introduction to Diesel Engines.
3. Cylinder Block Assemblies.
4. Timing Train and Cylinder Head Assemblies.
5. Intake and Exhaust Systems.
6. Cooling and Lubrication Systems.
7. Engine Electrical Systems.
8. Fuel Subsystems.
9. Injector Nozzles.
10. Pump-Line-Nozzle Systems.
11. Engine Electronics.
12. Electronic Fuel Injection.
13. Emission Controls.
14. Servicing and Maintenance.
15. Diagnostics and Testing.
Glossary.
Acronyms.

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Modern Diesel Technology

  • ISBN-10: 1337624977
  • ISBN-13: 9781337624978

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