Diesel Engine Electronics and Fuel Management Systems

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9780131113084: Diesel Engine Electronics and Fuel Management Systems

For courses in Engine Electrical Systems or Diesel Engine Fuel Management Systems.


Based on the 2004 NATEF Task list as part of certification standard six (6), this text includes most of the newer electronically managed diesel fuel systems that are in use today. By also including detailed information on basic diesel fuel, mechanical fuel injection systems, and engine tune-ups, this book provides a complete fuel and electrical systems text. The content is directed toward acquiring a working knowledge of truck diesel engine fuel management electronics. This book will provide students with a great source for reference materials on system component operation and troubleshooting.

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About the Author:

Dr. John F. Kershaw. For the past twenty-three years, Dr. John F. Kershaw has been a General Motors Training Manager for training centers located in Detroit, Memphis, Washington, DC, and Philadelphia and the Curriculum Architect for the Automotive Youth Educational Systems. He also was an Instructional Designer (Senior Project Engineer) for all of General Motors' diesel engine and fuel system technical training programs, a GM Truck and Bus Technical Instructor District Service Manager for Buick Motor Division of GM Corp, Technical Instructor for FIAT LANCIA of North America, and Technical Instructor for Volkswagen.

Dr. Kershaw is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in 20 different repair areas, including Certified Master Automotive Technician, Certified Master Truck Technician, Certified Electronic Diesel Engine Specialist (L2), and Certified Automotive Advanced Engine Performance (L1). He is a member of Who's Who Worldwide in the Who's Who Registry of Business Leaders and a member of Who's Who in American Universities. Dr. Kershaw is also a Certified Master Trainer and the author of over 15 GM technical training publications.

Dr. Kershaw has also authored the following books: Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems, 5th Edition, 2004; Manual Drive Train & Rear Axle Systems, 1st Edition, 2004; Automotive Steering Suspension & Wheel Alignment, 3rd Edition, 2004; and Diesel Engine Electrical & Electronic Systems, 1st Edition, 2004.

Dr. Kershaw was a policy contributor on the School-toWork Opportunities Act, a consultant on the Development of Integrated Curriculum Standards for the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD), a member of the 1994 National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Medium/Heavy Truck Standards Review and Revision Committee, and a member of the 1996 NATEF Automotive Standards Review and Revision Committee.

From the Back Cover:

This state-of-the-art text and reference focuses primarily on electronically managed diesel fuel systems. However, there is coverage of mechanical fuel injection systems, tune-up procedures, and basic diesel fuel concepts. The material is based on the 2004 NATEF task list for this application area. It also covers ASE task areas for the Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist (L2) certification exam. There is coverage of light-, medium-.,and heavy-duty truck systems.

Some of the key features include:
  • Review of the required concepts from basic electricity and electronics.
  • Coverage of troubleshooting, proprietary scan tools, and personal computers.
  • Discussion of safety considerations and proper handling of hazardous waste.
  • Hundreds of illustrations to support the text presentation.

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