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Available Now: Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines

by Brian Rooney | Dec 17, 2015

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 Enginesdescribes 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

Additional features include:

  • Up-to-date NATEF coverage
  • Support of ASE certification test preparation for diesel engine, medium-heavy truck, and bus test series 
  • A clear, accessible writing style
  • Reinforcement of concepts learned
  • Application to real-world practice
  • A wealth of photographs, illustrations, and step-by-step explanations with visual summaries

Qualified instructors are welcomed to request a complimentary review copy now in consideration of course adoption. Request a review copy now.
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