Aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics, The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors is a boon to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, the book explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: - the fuel system - the ignition system - cooling and lubrication - the electrical system - transmission and controls The book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! 'Explains in clear, jargon-free English how an outboard works and how to look after it' Kelvin Hughes 'An excellent book, well thought out and well written' Motorboats MonthlyUnlike a cara#39;s ignition system, which uses a battery to supply the electrical power, a coil to convert the low battery voltage to the very ... In electrical terms, it is often called a#39;eartha#39; or a#39;grounda#39;, and on circuit diagrams it is often represented by a triangular symbol made up of ... A pipe imposes drag on the water flowing through it, and wires impose a corresponding a#39;draga#39; on the electrons flowing through them.
|Title||:||The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2012-11-30|