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Axial-piston distributor pump with mechanical control
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Combustion sequence in a diesel engine
Common-rail system
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Mixture formation in diesel engines
Mixture formation in spark-ignition engines
Nozzle-holder assembly
Operating modes with petrol direct injection
Operating-data acquisition
Petrol injection
Radial-piston distributor injection pump (VP4)
Single-point injection
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Signalling devices, signal types and signal conversion
Structure and components of the open-loop control system
Open-loop control / Network technology
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Introduction into control technology
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ordinances and technical rules and standards
Planning for waste management
Polutant Reduction
Diagnosis and maintenance (EI)
European On-Board Diagnosis (EOBD)
Exhaust system
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Pollutant reduction in a diesel engine
Pollutant reduction in a spark-ignition engine
Procedures for reducing pollutants
potable water
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Basics of cutting-shaping with machine tools
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