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The Adlard Coles Book Of Diesel Engines

Author : Melanie Bartlett
ISBN : 9781408146354
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 28.16 MB
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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 technology. 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. 'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine 'A winner' Classic Boat 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly
Category: Sports & Recreation

Adlard Coles Book Of Diesel Engines

Author : Melanie Bartlett
ISBN : 9781472955418
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 42.38 MB
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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, how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. The book 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. She 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. This fifth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with new full-colour photos and diagrams. In particular the Common Rail Injection System is covered, which governs how the fuel system is constructed, combined with the use of electronics (as opposed to mechanics) to control it thereby meeting the need for cleaner, greener engines to meet emissions regulations. 'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine 'A winner' Classic Boat 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Diesel Engines

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 9780713674026
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 65.40 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines, previously published as The RYA 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 new developments in engine technology. Based on the RYA's one-day Diesel Engine course, Tim Bartlett explains how the engine uses simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take place. He also takes a look at tools, winterizing and provides hints, tips and fault-finding tables. 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly
Category: Transportation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Navigation

Author : Melanie Bartlett
ISBN : 9781408156056
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 70.59 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately. Using clear diagrams, worked examples and colour photographs throughout, Tim Bartlett explains each stage of navigation, including electronic navigation. 'Excellent bestselling reference...you should be able to do it once you've read this!' Kelvin Hughes ''Particularly useful for readers with little navigational experience...will also appeal to anyone studying for navigational qualifications.' The Nautical Magazine 'A must-have for any coastal and offshore yachtsman.' Yachting Monthly
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Rya Book Of Diesel Engines

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 0713663588
Genre : Marine diesel motors
File Size : 30.34 MB
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Based on the RYA's Diesel Engine Course, this text explains how a diesel engine works and how to look after it. This second edition is revised to take into account developments in engine technology since the first edition was published, and contains a new section on how to winterise an engine. It is written in a non-technical language to appeal to all, and is aimed at boat-owners rather than mechanics. Hints, tips and faultfinding tables are included.
Category: Marine diesel motors

Ac Maintenance Repair Manual For Diesel Engines

Author : Jean Luc Pallas
ISBN : 9781472901200
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 60.21 MB
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The aim of this book with its detailed step-by-step colour photographs and diagrams, is to enable every owner to fix their diesel engine with ease. Troubleshooting tables help diagnose potential problems, and there is advice on regular maintenance and winterising and repair. Jean-Luc Pallas's enthusiasm for passing on his knowledge, as well as his clear explanations, precise advice and step-by-step instructions make this a unique book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Electronic Navigation

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 0713657154
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 39.69 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is aimed at anyone with an interest in navigating small craft, but particularly at those working towards RYA Day Skipper, Yachtmaster, Motor Cruising or Advanced Powerboat certificates, or attending the RYA Radar course. Electronics have gained such widespread acceptance over the last decade that even a modest family cruiser is likely to have an electronic navigation capability comparable with that of a small warship of twenty years ago. Using plain English to strip away the jargon, this book sets out to demystify the technology behind modern marine electronics, and to explain how the various systems work and how to get the best out of the equipment available. The Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation is set to become the definitive book on the subject.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Outboard Motors

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 9780713675757
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82.38 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors, previously known as The RYA Book of Outboard Motors, is aimed at all boatowners, rather than experienced mechanics. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, it explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each section of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: the fuel system, the ignition system, cooling and lubrication, the electrical system, transmission and controls. This book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault-finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! It will be invaluable to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Marine Diesel Engines

Author : Nigel Calder
ISBN : 0713667567
Genre : Marine diesel motors
File Size : 45.45 MB
Format : PDF
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Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic for more than 25 years, is also a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. He and his wife built their own cruising sailboat, Nada, a project they completed in 1984. Calder is author of numerous articles for Yachting Monthly and many other magazines worldwide, as well as the bestselling Boatowner's Practical and Technical Cruising Manual and Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, both published by Adlard Coles Nautical. Here, in this goldmine of a book, is everything the reader needs to keep their diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. It explains how diesel engines work, defines new terms, and lifts the veil of mystery that surrounds such engines. Clear and logical, this extensively illustrated guide will enable the reader to be their own diesel mechanic. As Nigel Calder says: 'there is no reason for a boatowner not to have a troublefree relationship with a diesel engine. All one needs is to set the engine up correctly in the first place, to pay attention to routine maintenance, to have the knowledge to spot early warning signs of impending trouble, and to have the ability to correct small ones before they become large ones.'
Category: Marine diesel motors

Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook

Author : Barry Pickthall
ISBN : 9781408192580
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 21.34 MB
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Most diesel engines will develop a problem at some point in their lives, but armed with the right knowledge a skipper needn't worry. The Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common engine problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfect format for quick reference on board, this book will help skippers fix troublesome engines themselves, avoiding costly engineer fees if the problem is simple to sort out, or enabling an emergency patch-up for a more serious problem until they can get back to port. Each topic addresses a particular engine problem, and gives clear step by step instructions with helpful colour photographs and diagrams showing exactly what to do. Straightforward and accessible, the Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Handbook should be an essential part of any skipper's DIY toolkit - and perfect for slipping in the pocket.
Category: Sports & Recreation