This course comprehensively presents the theory, design, construction, and repair of diesel fuel systems. Topics include an overview of diesel fuel injection systems; the chemistry of combustion; diesel fuel and alternatives; fuel transfer systems; mechanical injector nozzles and Unit Electrical Injectors (UEI); Bosch, Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, and Cummins DFI systems; governors; system diagnosis and service; and computerized fuel control systems. Light-duty diesel fuel systems are also presented.
3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $125]