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Item Number: 1428366660
Weight: 5 lbs.
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Hardcover: 935 pages
Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.6 inches
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The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems, 3E is a user-friendly resource for both entry-level and experienced technicians alike.

Coverage includes the full range of truck diesels, from light duty to heavy duty, as well as the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. The updated third edition features all-new discussions of series and parallel hybrid drivetrains that use both electric and hydraulic hybrid technology, emerging battery and ultracapacitor technology popular in hybrid electric vehicles, expanded coverage of the new Delphi E3 injectors used in post-2007 Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, Volvo and Mack engines, and more. With an emphasis on today’s computer technology that sets it apart from any other book on the market, this is an ideal guide to working effectively in modern truck service facilities.


  • coverage spans all of the diesel engine systems to ASE test standards (T2 and L2)
  • content is consistent with current NATEF standards and includes applied academics, mathematics, and science skill sets interwoven throughout
  • information is well organized and technically accurate, with dedicated chapters for each engine or management system for easy reading and improved learning
  • theoretical content is directly correlated to practical, hands-on application aimed at producing performance-based learning outcomes
  • up to date with coverage of Tier III and IV (2010) diesel engines prepares readers for challenges of the real-world truck service repair industry
  • all-new chapter on troubleshooting modern diesel engines using online service information systems and electronically guided diagnostics rounds out the comprehensive content