Part I: DIESEL ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Introduction. 2. Hand and Shop Tools. 3. Personal Safety Equipment. 4. Engine Fundamentals. 5. History of the Heat Engine. 6. Power. 7. Diesel Engine Powertrain Assemblies. 8. Diesel Engine Feedback Assembly. 9. Engine Housing Components. 10. Diesel Engine Lubrication systems. 11. Engine Cooling Systems. 12. Engine Breathing. 13. Engine Retarders. 14. Engine Service Procedure. 15. Diesel Engine Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection and Reassembly. 16. Diesel Engine Run-in and Performance Testing. Part II: DIESEL FUEL SYSTEMS. 17. Chemistry and Combustion in Diesel Engines. 18. Diesel Fuel Characteristics. 19. Fuel Subsystems. 20. Fuel Injection Basics and Governor Principles. 21. Injector Nozzles. 22. Port Helix Metering Fuel Systems. 23. Inlet Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 24. Sleeve Metering Rotary Distributor Pumps. 25. Single Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 26. Twin Actuator EUI Fuel Systems. 27. HEUI Fuel System. 28. Electronic Unit Pump (EUP) Fuel Systems. 29. HPI-TP Fuel System. 30. Common Rail Fuel Systems. 31. Amplified CR systems. Part III: ENGINE MANAGEMENT, HYBRID, ELECTRIC POWERTRAINS, EMISSIONS, AND TROUBLESHOOTING. 32. Review of Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals. 33. Vehicle Computers. 34. ESTs and SIS. 35. Electrical Wiring, Connector and Terminal Repair. 36. Multiplexing. 37. The Connected Vehicle. 38. Natural Gas, Propane and Biodiesel. 39. High Voltage Electricity. 40. Hybrid and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrains. 41. Electric Powertrains. 42. Bosch EDC and Siemens Systems. 43. Caterpillar ADEM Systems. 44. Cummins Management Systems. 45. Detroit Diesel DDEC. 46. Navistar Diamond Logic. 47. Paccar Management Systems. 48. Volvo and Mack Management Systems. 49. Emissions Management. 50. Servicing and Maintenance of Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems. 51. Failure Analysis. 52. Troubleshooting and Diagnostics.
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.
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