The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines
is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear,
jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to
look after it, and takes into account developments in engine
This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with
new full-colour photos and diagrams. Tim Bartlett explains how
the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then
looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take
place. He also advises on tools, winterizing and provides hints,
tips and helpful fault-finding tables.
Systems covered include: fuel, air, cooling, oil, electrical, propeller and transmission and control.
âStrongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine
âA winner' Classic Boat
âThe next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly
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