Advanced Engine Technology


  • Heinz Heisler, MSc, BSc, FIMI, MIRTE, MCIT, Principal Lecturer, School of Transport Studies, Willesden College of Technology, London, UK

A book for students and lecturers covering all types of automobile engine, 'Advanced Engine Technology' provides a comprehensive reference for anyone studying the way in which modern vehicle engines work, and why they are designed as they are. The author deals with the full range of engines encountered in production vehicles (petrol and diesel), in a clear and simple way.
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BTEC National and Higher National students taking Motor Vehicle Engineering; undergraduates on Automotive Engineering courses; Engineering graduates taking engine or vehicle options.


Book information

  • Published: January 1995
  • ISBN: 978-0-340-56822-4


A useful addition to any automotive engineering collection... highly recommended.,Choice,

Table of Contents

Preface * Acknowledgements * Valves and camshafts * Camshaft chain belt and gear train drives * Engine balance and vibration * Combustion chamber design and engine performance * Induction and exhaust systems * Supercharging systems * Carburreted fuel systems * Petrol injection systems * Ignition systems * Engine testing equipment * Diesel in-line fuel injection pump systems * Diesel rotary and unit injector fuel injection pump systems * Emission control * Cooling and lubrication systems * Alternative power sources * Index.