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Marine diesel engines. Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair

Marine diesel engines. Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair

Autor: Nigel Calder
Editorial: Adlard Coles Nautical
Año de edición: 2.007 (3ª edición)
9780713682663
Encuadernación: cartoné
294 pág.
19,0 x 24,0 cm.
35,85€



Contenido:

This book has been the bible for tens of thousands of do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now expanded and updated with new 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 diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. With helpful exploded diagrams and troubleshooting charts, it is a goldmine of a book.

"Marine Diesel Engines" explains how to:
- Cure overheating
- Flush your cooling system
- Change your oil
- Maintain your electrical system
- Replace fuel filters and bleed air from the fuel system
- Troubleshoot virtually any problem
- Perform annual maintenance
- Retrofit a new diesel engine
- Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine



Índice:

LIST OF TROUBLESHOOTING CHARTS

PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

INTRODUCTION

1. PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Compression ignition
Converting heat to power
Expansion and cooling
Gasoline engines
Cost and power-to-weight
Types of diesels
Principal engine components

2. DETAILS OF OPERATION
2.1. THE AIR SUPPLY
Volumetric efficiency
Naturally aspirated engines
Superchargers and turbochargers
Intercoolers and aftercoolers
2.2. COMBUSTION
The importance of turbulence
Injector spray patterns
Techniques gor creating turbulence
2.3. FUEL INJECTION
Jerk (In-Line) pumps
Distributor (rotary) pumps
Unit injectors
Common rail systems
Injectors
Lift Pumps
2.4. GOVERNORS
Simple governors
Vacuum governors
2.5. ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROLS
Networking
Limping home
2.6. KEEPING THINGS COOL
Raw-water cooling
Heat exchanger cooling
Keel cooling
Wet and dry exhausts

3. ROUTINE MAINTENANCE: CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLINESS
3.1. CLEAN AIR
Routine maintenance
3.2. CLEAN FUEL
Lubrication
Contamination
Fuel handling
Fuel filters
3.3. CLEAN OIL
The API "Donut"
Oil changes
Changing filters
3.4. GENERAL CLEANLINESS
Clean water
Clean electrical systems
A clean engine
Scheduled overhauls
3.5. WINTERIZING

4. TROUBLESHOOTING, PART ONE: FAILURE TO START
4.1. FAILURE TO CRANK
Water in the engine
Starter motor does not crank
Inertia and preengaged starters
Circuit testing
Motor and solenoid disassembly, inspection, and repair
4.2. FAILURE TO FIRE
An unobstructed airflow
Achieving ignition temperatures
Fuel problems

5. TROUBLESHOOTING, PART TWO: OVERHEATING, SMOKE, LOSS OF PERFORMANCE, AND OTHER PROBLEMS
Over heating
Smoke
Loss of performance
Oil-related problems
Inadequate turbocharger performance
Problems with engine instrumentation

6. REPAIR PROCEDURES, PART ONE: COOLING, EXHAUST, AND INJECTION SYSTEMS
The cooling system
Water pumps
The exhaust system
Governors
Fuel injection pumps
Injectors
Gaskets

7. REPAIR PROCEDURES, PART TWO: DECARBONIZING
Preparatory steps
Cylinder head removal
Valves
Cylinders
Pistons and connecting rods
Piston rings
Replacing pistons and connecting rods
Replacing cylinder heads
Retiming an engine
Accesory equipment

8. MARINE TRANSMISSIONS
Planetary transmissions
Two-shaft transmissions
Variations on a theme
Shaft brakes
Transmission maintenance
Troubleshooting and repairs

9. ENGINE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION
9.1. ENGINE SELECTION
Matching an engine to its load
How much horsepower do you need?
BHP, SHP, and auxiliary equipment
9.2. PROPELLER SIZING AND SELECTION
Propeller sizing
Propeller selection
9.3. CONNECTING THE TRANSMISSION TO THE PROPELLER
Couplings
Engine alignment
Constant-velocity joints
Shaft seals
Struts and bearings
9.4. AUXILIARY SYSTEMS
Ventilation
Fuel tanks
Cooling
Exhaust
Auxiliary equipment
Some electrical considerations
Serviceability

POSTSCRIPT: DIESEL-ELECTRIC PROPULSION

APPENDICES
A. Carbon monoxide poisoning
B. Tools
C. Spare parts
D. Useful tables
E. Freeing frozen parts and fasteners

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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