Understanding the Outboard Motor

Understanding the Outboard Motor

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For undergraduate courses in Outboard Principles of Operation, Outboard Overhaul, Outboard Tune-Up, and Outboard Lower Unit Repair. Reflecting the latest advances, this practical manual on outboard mechanics explains the technical theory of operation necessary to prepare for certification or re-certification tests. It empowers students with a basic understanding that will help them troubleshoot and repair quickly and with confidence.show more

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  • Hardback | 484 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 27.94mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130943185
  • 9780130943187

Table of contents

Safety: You Are In Charge. 1. General Use and Maintenance of Outboard Motors. 2. Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke Operation. Section I: Two-Stroke Principles of Operation. Section II: Four-Stroke Principles of Operation. 3. Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke Powerhead.Section I: Two-Stroke Powerhead. Section II: Four-Stroke Powerhead. 4. Electricity/Electronics for the Technician. 5. The Marine Battery. 6. Starter System. 7. Alternator Charging System. 8. Ignition Systems. 9. Fuel System Operation.10. Tune-Up.11. Midsection/Lower Unit.12. Trim and Tilt System.13. Propeller Performance.14. Boat Performance Problems.Appendix A. Rules of the Road.Appendix B. Trailer Lighting.WWW OB Manufacturers.Glossary.Index.show more

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