Designed to give the newcomer to this subject an insight into the workings of the boat engine, and also to cater for the more experienced person who wishes to learn more about maintaining his engine to a high standard, this book covers both diesel and petrol engines. It enables the reader to recognize parts of typical marine engines and gain a deeper understanding of their working parts. This is a practical book which begins by describing various engine parts, then shows basic service maintenance procedures and covers common faults and remedies. Throughout the author distinguishes between jobs which can be done by the amateur and those which should be left to the professional engineer. The author has also written Care and Repair of Marine Petrol Engines.
Getting to know marine engines; the inside and outside of an engine - recognizing the parts; fuel and fuel systems; oil and engine lubrication; electrical systems on marine engines; marine engine cooling, exhaust and ventilation systems; engine monitoring and noise reduction; used engines - surveying, buying and converting; marine gearboxes and drive systems; tools and treatments.
Series: Motorboats Monthly Series
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.1
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1