Marine Diesel Engines 3rd Edition

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by Nigel Calder

Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic, boatbuilder, and machinist, is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance.

Praise for this boating classic: "The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject."-Sailing World "Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat."-Motor Boat & Yachting "Clear, logical, and even interesting to read."-Cruising World Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently.

Marine Diesel Engines explains how to: Diagnose and repair engine problems Perform routine and annual maintenance Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine.

Table of contents:

  • List of Troubleshooting Charts
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Operation
  • Details of Operation
  • Routine Maintenance: Cleanliness Is Next to
  • Troubleshooting, Part One: Failure to Start
  • Troubleshooting, Part Two: Overheating,
  • Repair Procedures, Part One: Cooling,
  • Marine Transmissions
  • Engine Selection and Installation
  • Appendices A. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning B. Tools C. Spare Parts D. Useful Tables E. Freeing Frozen Parts and Fasteners Glossary Index

    256 pp., hardcover


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