M. David Burghardt Marine Diesels

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Marine Diesels

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Diesel engines, which long have offered an attractive fuel-efficient alternative to gasoline engines, are expected to play an increasingly important role in surface transportation, powering ships, railroads, and large trucks. MARINE DIESELS, based on material developed for training at the United States merchant marine Academy, is an excellent one-volume introduction to the essentials of engine design, construction, operation, and maintenance. Written to supply information needed by those in various technical fields where the operational, troubleshooting, and repair aspects of diesel engineering are paramount, the authors point out "the aim is not to replace repair manuals or handbooks already available". Manuals contain specifics on equipment design, installation, and repair. however, they do not serve...to create understanding and the transfer of knowledge. With understanding as a foundation, the information provided in handbooks and manuals becomes more comprehensible. The provide a practical, straightforward foundation of understanding, Dr. M. David Burghardt and George D. Kingsley present comprehensive, self-contained coverage of such subjects as engine fundamentals and thermodynamics, fuels and combustion, engine construction, two-stroke and four-stroke cycle engines, combustion chambers and related systems, fuel and fuel-injection systems, governors, cooling and lubrication systems, starting and reversing systems, and troubleshooting. Dr. Burghardt is a Professor of Engineering at Hofstra University, co-Director of the Center for Technological Literacy and former Chair of Engineering and of Computer Science. He is the author of twelve texts in thermodynamics, diesel engines and engineering fundamentals.

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