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Redefine your training program with Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Diesel Engines. 

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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


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