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Diesel Technology: Introduction, Student Guide, 3rd Edition

  • John D. Joerschke
  • Lane C. Eichhorn
  • ISBN-10: 0763796336
  • ISBN-13: 9780763796334
  • 0 Pages | Spiralbound
  • COPYRIGHT: 2007 Published
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About the Product

For sales or pricing inquiries outside of the United States, please visit: to access a list of international CDX Automotive Account Managers. Diesel Technology: Introduction, Student Guide, Third Edition covers the basic tools, materials, and principles that all students need before going into any of the specialty books. Provides an overview of diesel-powered vehicles and addresses the common tools and materials and basic related principles that all students need to know before going into any of the diesel specialty areas. Several basic NATEF/ASE tasks are taught in this publication and are identified in a crosswalk document in the teachers edition. For each section, the student will find: Learning Activities SheetOutlines each activity a student must complete to gain a full understanding of the topic. Objectives SheetOutlines the key points for the student. Information SheetProvides the theory behind the topic. After reading the information sheet, a student will have a solid foundation from which to work. Student SupplementProvides the student with a ready reference for use on-the-job.


  • Diesel Technology: Introduction, Third Edition is part of the Diesel Technology Series

  • The Diesel Technology Series offers a comprehensive approach to the knowledge and practical application needed to help produce well-trained, entry-level technicians. To ensure that the content is relevant to the industry, measurable and observable outcomes are aligned to the NATEF/ASE skill standards. The instructional materials provided as part of this series are designed to help support the training offered through secondary and postsecondary programs around the United States.

Table of Contents

Section A Workplace Tools
Unit 1–A Overview of Diesel-Powered Vehicles
Unit 2–A Basic Tools and Equipment
Unit 3–A Reference Materials
Unit 4–A Measuring Instruments
Unit 5–A Shop Operation
Section B Common Materials
Unit 1–B Mechanical Fasteners
Unit 2–B Lines, Fittings, and Couplings
Unit 3–B Seals and Bearings
Unit 4–B Fluids and Lubricants
Section C Basic Related Principles
Unit 1–C Basic Electrical Principles
Unit 2–C Basic Hydraulic Principles
Unit 3–C Basic Welding and Cutting