Modern Diesel Technology: Electricity & Electronics
Modern Diesel Technology: Electricity & Electronics

Modern Diesel Technology: Electricity & Electronics

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Modern Diesel Technology: Electricity & Electronics
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In this new treatment of a fundamentally important subject, student technicians will quickly grasp electrical principles thanks to the author s straightforward comparisons between compressed air systems and electricity. An emphasis on troubleshooting helps cultivate key problem-solving skills that are vital to gaining an understanding of modern truck electrical systems. Numerous examples that feature the most advanced truck in the North American market, the International High Performance model, help readers grasp electrical theory within a high-tech context. Coverage of the latest topics includes body system controllers, multiplexed instrumentation, and the interaction between the various electronic modules on a modern truck.


  • real-world information on multiplexing and electronic modules on modern trucks is delivered in an easy-to-read style that is the result of the author's daily work experience with these products
  • a unique method of explaining basic electricity employs the use of compressed air analogies as an alternative to the overdone water analogies
  • the book strives to simplify the learning process by stressing the fundamental principles of electricity and physics without an excessive use of mathematics
  • first-hand experiences from a technician's point of view convey historical information about the electronics revolution in the automotive industry
  • ASE and NATEF correlations are provided in each chapter where applicable
  • To help put classroom theory into shop practice, each MDT Series title will be offered with a companion Job Sheets manual. The Job Sheets have been thoughtfully designed by experienced instructors to assist users in gaining job preparedness skills and mastering specific technical competencies required for success as a professional diesel technician. While designed to support the MDT Series, the manuals are also useful on their own, or with any comprehensive or area-specific diesel technology text. The manuals reference the NATEF Task List and consist of a set of Job Sheets for each of the following areas: Electrical/Electronic Systems; Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Brakes; Suspension and Steering; Hydraulics Diesel Engines; Drive Train Preventative Maintenance Inspection
  • Specifications
    Publisher: Delmar Learning
    Softcover: 480 Pages
    Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.2 x 10.8 inches
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