Advanced Engine Technology

Advanced Engine Technology

1st Edition - January 12, 1995

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  • Author: Heinz Heisler
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780340568224

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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.

Key Features

Over 1200 superb diagrams of individual parts and whole assemblies
Coverage of all engine configurations in commercial production
Up-to-date treatment of electronic engine management and emission control


BTEC National and Higher National students taking Motor Vehicle Engineering; undergraduates on Automotive Engineering courses; Engineering graduates taking engine or vehicle options

Table of Contents

  • 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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 808
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1995
  • Published: January 12, 1995
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780340568224

About the Author

Heinz Heisler

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer, School of Transport Studies, Willesden College of Technology, London, UK

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