Manuals for Breathing - intake & exhaust manuals and other publications

Installation and Operating Manuals are important documents that should be part of every vessel's library. They contain the detailed information necessary for safe operation, maintenance and correct servicing.  

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Marine Diesel Basics 1 book 3D Cover +iPad
5 types of diesel engine air intakes and filters

Marine Diesel Basics 1
shows how to do over 140 tasks:

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  300+ drawings, 222 pages
•  tasks are fully explained with clear drawings and minimal text
•  all tools & supplies needed are illustrated for each task
•  paperback US$15.99 £10.99 €12.99
•  ebook (kindle, kobo, ibooks, google, epub) US$9.99

under construction - March 2019

to learn more about engine air intake and exhaust, see "Breathing" Drawings with captions 


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Air Intake

includes turbochargers, intercoolers etc.

Exhaust Manuals

includes wet and dry marine installations

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