By: R. Bruce Radcliff
Authorized by Briggs & Stratton,
the largest manufacturer of small air-cooled engines in the world,
this text covers the basic principles of small engine operation and
service, through engine troubleshooting and failure.
Small Engines is a comprehensive textbook that
presents small engine operation and service principles using concise
text, detailed illustrations, and practical applications.
The content is based on
technician requirements put forth by Briggs & Stratton.
textbook explains the why
of engine design and the
how of operation as well as basic
The 4th edition includes new
and expanded coverage in the following areas:
- Fuel injection (EFI)
- Quiet engines (QPT)
- Electronic ignitions
- Lithium-ion batteries
- "In-Start" systems (Briggs patent)
- Internal Combustion Engines
- Safety and Tools
- Engine Operation
- Compression Systems
- Fuel Systems
- Governor System
- Electrical System
- Cooling and Lubrication Systems
- Multiple-Cylinder Engines
- Failure Analysis
- Engine Application and Selection
400 pages 8-1/2 x 11in.
The Small Engines Workbook
provides two practice tests per chapter plus a comprehensive exam.
the content and format of the Master Service Technician Exam
administered by Briggs & Stratton.
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