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DESL-1271 - Theory of Fuel System Operation

Study of fuel fundamentals, testing, octane and cetane numbers, additives, and how fuels react during compression and combustion in gasoline and diesel applications. The use of alternate fuels in gasoline and diesel engines including a discussion of the pros and cons. Theory, construction, and operation of fuel tanks, fuel gauges, fuel lift pumps, air and fuel filtering systems, fuel lines and intake/exhaust manifold systems. Includes theory, construction, and operation of heat exchangers. Theory, construction, operation, servicing, and troubleshooting of turbochargers is covered.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
DESL-Diesel Technology
Department
Diesel Technology-Truck
Credits
3
Prerequisites
  • Take DESL-1211 DESL-1221 DESL-1231
Corequisites
None
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