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Piston Engines for Aircraft Maintenance

Piston Engines for Aircraft Maintenance

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Piston Engines for Aircraft Maintenance


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by Charles L Rodriquez


Aircraft Technical Book Co.



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Not just an EASA module, but also the most complete and up to date manual available for understanding the fundamentals of reciprocating engine maintenance. Includes two years free revision service.

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EASA Part 66 compliant Module 16 on Reciprocating Engine Maintenance for Part 66 B1.2 and B1.4 airplane and helicopter certification.

FAA Powerplant instructors concerned about how the H-8083-32 mixes turbine and reciprocating systems in the same chapters may consider this textbook in combination with EASA Module 15 (Turbine Engines)and Module 17 Propeller Systems as a substitute for that manual. For the benefit of FAA Part 147 instruction, an additional non EASA required chapter on lights sport aircraft engines has been included.


16.1 Fundamentals
mechanical, thermal, and volumetric efficiencies; operating principles of 2 stroke, 4 stroke, Otto, and diesel; piston displacement and compression ratio; engine configuration and firing order.

16.2 Engine Performance
power calculation and measurement; factors affecting power; mixtures, leaning, and pre-ignition.

16.3 Engine Construction
crankcase, crankshaft, camshaft, sumps; accessory gearbox; cylinder and piston assemblies; connecting rods, inlet and exhaust manifolds; valve mechanisms; propeller reduction gearbox.

16.4 Fuel Systems
Carburetor types, construction, principles of operation, icing and heating; Fuel injection types, construction, principles of operation; Electronic Engine Control operation and fuel metering systems including FADEC.

16.5 Starting and Ignition Systems
starting systems, preheat systems; magneto types, construction, and principles of operation; ignition harnesses and spark plugs; low and high tension systems.

16.6 Induction, Exhaust, and Cooling Systems
construction and operation of induction and alternate air systems; exhaust systems; liquid and air cooling systems.

16.7 Supercharging/Turbocharging
principles and purpose of supercharging; construction and operation of super and turbocharging systems; control systems; system protection.

16.8 Lubricants and Fuels
properties and specifications; fuel additives; safety precautions.

16.9 Lubrication System
system operation and layout of components.

16.10 Engine Indication System
engine speed; cylinder head temperature; coolant temperature; oil pressure and temperature; exhaust gas temperature; fuel pressure and flow; manifold pressure.

16.11 Powerplant Installation
configuration of firewalls, cowlings, acoustic panels, engine mints, anti-vibration mounts, hoses, pipes, feeders, connectors, wiring looms, control cables and rods, lifting points, and drains.

16.13 Engine Storage and Preservation
preservation and depreservation for the engine and accessories/systems.

16.14 Light Sport Aircraft Engines
(this chapter is not EASA required, but placed here for the benefit of FAA A&P students for whom it is a testable subject)description operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of LSA including 2 and 4 stroke Rotax, plus Jabiru, HKS, and Volkswagen based models.


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