Key Takeaways

  • Know how to read two and four stroke engine timing diagrams.

  • Know what indicator diagrams are.

  • Recognise common engine maintenance tasks.

  • Know how an engine is protected from situations such as overheating etc.

  • Identify mechanical, electronic and electrical-hydraulic governors.

  • Know relationships between pressure, temperature and volume.

  • Know what maintenance plans are and the differences between them (planned, preventive, predictive etc.).

  • Know what gas cycles (thermodynamic cycles) are.

  • Know how an engine is started (starter circuit).

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • 1.1 - Welcome To The Course
    • 1.2 - How to get the most out of this course
  • 2
    Detailed Four Stroke Engine Cycle
    • 2.1 - Four and Two Stroke Engine Introduction
    • 2.2 - The Four Stroke Cycle Revisited
    • 2.3 - Four Stroke Engine Timing Diagram
    • 2.4 - Intake
    • 2.5 - Compression
    • 2.6 - Fuel Injection
    • Your Membership to EngineeringTrainer
    • 2.7 - Power Stroke
    • 2.8 - Exhaust
    • 2.9 - Four Stroke Cycle Summary
  • 3
    Detailed Two Stroke Engine Cycle
    • 3.1 - The Two Stroke Cycle Revisited
    • 3.2 - Exhaust and Intake
    • 3.3 - Compression Stroke
    • 3.4 - Power Stroke
    • 3.5 - Large Two Stroke Engine Timing Diagram
    • 3.6 - Two Stroke Cycle Summary
  • 4
    Maintenance Strategies
    • 4.1 - Maintenance Strategies Introduction
    • 4.2 - Types Of Maintenance Strategies
    • 4.3 - Reactive/Breakdown Maintenance
    • 4.4 - Reactive Maintenance Pros and Cons
    • 4.5 - Preventive/Scheduled Maintenance
    • 4.6 - Preventive Maintenance Pros and Cons
    • 4.7 - Predictive Maintenance
    • 4.8 - Predictive Maintenance Pros and Cons
    • 4.9 - Reliability Centred Maintenance
    • 4.10 - Reliability Centred Maintenance Pros and Cons
    • 4.11 - Maintenance Strategy In Action
  • 5
    Thermodynamic Cycles
    • 5.1 - Thermodynamic Cycles Introduction
    • 5.2 - Pressure Temperature and Volume
    • 5.3 - Amonton's Law (Temperature and Pressure Linear Relationship)
    • 5.4 - Charles's Law (Volume to Temperature Relationship)
    • 5.5 - Pressure and Volume Diagram (PV Diagram)
    • 5.6 - Diesel Gas Cycle
    • 5.7 - Thermodynamic Cycles / Gas Cycles
    • 5.8 - Power Cards
    • 5.9 - Compression Diagrams
    • 5.10 - Thermodynamic Cycles Summary
  • 6
    Engine Protection
    • 6.1 - Engine Protection Introduction
    • 6.2 - The Importance Of Engine Protection
    • 6.3 - Level
    • 6.4 - Temperature
    • 6.5 - Pressure
    • 6.6 - Flow
    • 6.7 - Overspeed Protection
    • 6.8 - High Jacket Water Temperature
    • 6.9 - Exhaust Gas Temperature
    • 6.10 - Low Lubrication Oil Pressure
    • 6.11 - High Crankcase Pressure
    • 6.12 - Engine Protection Final Thoughts
    • 6.13 - Engine Protection Summary
  • 7
    Engine Starting Circuit
    • 7.1 - Starter Circuits Introduction
    • 7.2 - Starting Circuits
    • 7.3 - Glow Plugs
  • 8
    Engine Control
    • 8.1 - Engine Control and Governors Introduction
    • 8.2 - Engine Control
    • 8.3 - Fuel Injectors
    • 8.4 - Governors
    • 8.5 - Operation Of A Governor
    • 8.6 - Simplified Operation of the Governor
    • 8.7 - How Centrifugal Governors Work
    • 8.8 - Mechanical-Hydraulic Governors
    • 8.9 - Control Summary
  • 9
    End Of Course
    • 9.1 - End Of Course
    • 9.2 - Rate this Course & Continue Learning
  • Author

    saVRee 3D

  • Product Type

    Online Self-pased Course

  • Required Software

    None

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    3 hr

Course Description

The course is designed to build on the knowledge gained in the Diesel Engine Fundamentals Part 1 course, although this course is also suitable to anyone who already has some diesel engine or automotive engineering background knowledge.

Without exception, the reciprocating piston engine is the most influential machine ever invented by mankind. From its early beginnings as a steam engine, the piston engine has revolutionised the way we live, work and travel. This course will teach you more about this truly amazing machine.

You will learn:
- Detailed two stroke and four stroke cycles.
- Detailed two and four stroke timing diagrams.
- Thermodynamic gas cycles (Otto, Diesel etc.).
- Maintenance strategies (breakdown, scheduled, predictive etc.)
- How an engine is started (starter circuit).
- Centrifugal and electrical-hydraulic governors.
- What indicator and compression diagrams are.
- Engine protection - how to protect using temperature, pressure, flow and level measurements.
- And a lot lot more!

Note that this course focuses more on the diesel fired engine type rather than the petrol/gasoline type, but gives a general good overview concerning the internal combustion (IC) engine.

As diesel generators are also used for rotating machinery such as sprinkler pumps and emergency generators, engineers working in HVAC, Power Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and other Mechanical Engineering related industries will find this course useful.

The course is packed with images, 2D animations, interactive 3D models and 3D animations and high quality written content. Written content has been read aloud so that you can 'learn on the go' without needing to watch the screen constantly.

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