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Power Equipment Engine Technology,9781418053888

Power Equipment Engine Technology

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Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1/25/2010
Publisher(s): Cengage Learning
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Summary

POWER EQUIPMENT ENGINE TECHNOLOGY (PEET) has been written to make the learning experience enjoyable with easy-to-read-and-understand chapters and over 600 illustrations to assist visual learners with content comprehension. The book comprises 17 chapters, starting with a brief history of the internal combustion engine and ending with a chapter on troubleshooting various conditions found on any power equipment engine. With the book's extensive content, both two-stroke and four-stroke engines are covered. PEET can be used not only by pre-entry-level technicians but also as a reference manual by practicing technicians, and it will be helpful for the general consumer of power equipment engines that has an interest in understanding how they work. Power equipment technicians are currently sought after and will continue to be in demand in the future as technology advances in the manufacturing of modern power equipment engines. Give yourself a head-start in today's world with PEET giving you the knowledge you need with a solid education prior to working in the field.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Power Equipment Engine Technology
Objectives
Introduction
A Brief History of the Internal Combustion Engine
Power Equipment Industry Opportunities
Power Equipment Industry Education and Certification
Summary
Chapter 1 Review Questions
Safety First
Objectives
Introduction
The Safety Attitude
Fire Safety
Hazardous Chemicals
Right-to-know Laws
Electrical Safety
Exhaust Gas Safety
Safe Operation of Equipment
Good Housekeeping Practices
Handling Heavy Objects and Materials
Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Using Tools Safely
Chapter 2 Summary
Chapter 2 Review Questions
Tools
Objectives
Introduction
Basic Hand Tools
Power Tools
Special Tools
Purchasing Tools
Storing Tools
Service Information Library
Summary
Chapter 3 Review Questions
Measuring Systems, Fasteners and Thread Repair
Objectives
Introduction
Measurement Systems
Fasteners
Inspection and Cleaning of Threaded Fasteners
Stresses on Threaded Fasteners
Tips for Working with Threaded Fasteners
Tightening and Torque
Repairing and Replacing Broken Fasteners
Chapter Summary
Chapter 4 Review Questions
Basic Engine Operation and Configurations
Objectives
Basic Engine Operation
Engine Ratings
Basic Four-Stroke Engine Components
Basic Two-Stroke Engine Components
Engine Cooling
Engine Configurations
Summary
Chapter 5 Review Questions
Internal Combustion Engines
Objectives
Introduction
General and Scientific Terms
Basic Internal Combustion Engine Operation
Internal-Combustion Engine Operation
Basic Four-Stroke Engine Components
Four Stroke Engine Theory of Operation
Two Stroke Engines
Two Stroke Engine Components
Two-Stroke Engine Theory of Operation
Two-Stroke Engine Induction Systems
Two-Stroke Exhaust Systems
Comparing Two-Stroke to Four-Stroke Engines
Summary
Chapter 6 Review Questions
Lubrication and Cooling Systems
Objectives
Introduction
Lubricants and Lubrication
Friction Reducing Devices
Two Stroke Engine Lubrication
Four Stroke Engine Lubrication
Cooling Systems
Summary
Chapter 7 Review Questions
Fuel Systems
Objectives
Introduction
Fuel
Oxygen
Emissions
The Carburetor
Fuel Delivery Systems
Carburetor Types and Operation
Fuel Injection
Chapter Summary
Chapter 8 Review Questions
Governor and Throttle Control Systems
Objectives
Introduction
Manual Throttle Control
Governor Throttle Control
Chapter Summary
Chapter 9 Review Questions
Two Stroke Engine Top End Inspection
Objectives
Introduction
Diagnostics
Repair Procedures
Two-Stroke Top End Disassembly and Inspection
Two-Stroke Engine Top End Inspection
Starting the Rebuilt Engine
Chapter 10 Summary
Chapter 10 Review Questions
Two-Stroke Engine Lower-End Inspection
Objectives
Introduction
Repair Procedures
Two Stroke Engine Removal and Disassembly
Two Stroke Engine Lower End Inspection
Chapter 11 Summary
Chapter 11 Review Questions
Four-Stroke Engine Inspection
Objectives
Introduction
Diagnostics
Repair Procedures
Four-Stroke Top End Disassembly and Inspection
Four-stroke Engine Lower End Disassembly
Common Lower-End Engine Failures
Four-Stroke Engine Lower End Inspection
Four-stroke Engine Reassembly
Chapter 12 Summary
Chapter 12 Review
Electrical Fundamentals
Objectives
Introduction
Safety Precautions with Electricity
Basic Principles of Electricity
Units of Electricity
Electrical Meters and Measurements
Magnetism
Electronic Devices
Electrical Schematics and Symbols
Electrical Terms
Chapter 13 Summary
Chapter 13 Review Questions
Power Equipment Engine Charging Systems and DC Circuits
Objectives
Introduction
Charging Systems
Charging System Operation
Types of Charging Systems.
Charging System Inspection
DC Electrical Circuits
Chapter 14 Summary
Chapter 14 Review Questions
Ignition and Electric Starting Systems
Objectives
Introduction
Power Equipment Engine Ignition Systems
Basic Ignition System Components
Types of Ignition Systems
Electric Starter Systems
Chapter 15 Summary
Chapter 15 Review questions
Power Equipment Engine Maintenance
Objectives
Introduction
Maintenance Intervals
Power Equipment Engine Maintenance
Power Equipment Engine Storage Procedures
Chapter 16 Summary
Chapter 16 Review
Power Equipment Engine Troubleshooting
Objectives
Introduction
Systematic Approaches to Solving Problems
Engine Problem Troubleshooting
Fuel System Troubleshooting
Electrical Problem Troubleshooting
Abnormal Noise Troubleshooting
Chapter 17 Summary
Chapter 17 Review
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