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Diesel engines, also referred to as combustion ignition engines, are possessing a truly wide field of possible practical applications as energy converters, and that is owing to their high efficiency, The present textbook is intended to present a contemporary approach used when studying the different technical aspects of this type of engines. The book consists of ten major chapters and the papers presented there have been selected and carefully reviewed by the recognized industry professionals and all suggestions of the reviewers have also been taken into consideration when releasing this volume. For convenience of the readers, this publication has been arranged in three sections. The first section provides the theoretical basics of the combustion and emissions. The second section concentrates on the after-treatment of the exhaust gases and EGR. Finally, the closing section of the volume has been dedicated to the various systems of engine control and monitoring. This is really recommendable reading for both industry professionals and students, who will definitely find there the answers to the most common theoretical questions that may arise when studying the construction and operating principles of the diesel engines. The book discusses the most important tools of detecting the common failure modes that could detect the early signs of the diesel engine failure...