Diesel and Gas Engines Course

Course Outline

Course Duration: 5.0 Days

Introduction and overview of Diesel and Gas Engines:

  • History
  • Engines Fundamentals
  • Major Components
  • Principles of Operation

Diesel Engines :

  • Terminology
  • Main events - of 4 stroke and two stroke cycle.
  • Diesel engine characteristics.
  • Advantages of C.I. engines over spark ignition engines.
  • Basic engine components and construction.
  • Cooling systems - air / water.
  • Lubrication system - pumps, filters and coolers.
  • Fuel systems - injector pump - common rail - Detroit hybrid system.
  • Air delivery system - naturally aspirated, turbocharged - supercharged- filtration.
  • Starter motors- electric, air and hydraulic.
  • Controls - governors - mechanical -electronic.
  • Safety devices - rig savers etc
  • Trouble shooting.
  • Engine and systems maintenance - routine & overhaul.

Gas Engines:

  • Main events of the 4 stroke cycle.
  • Gas engine characteristics.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the gas engine over the C.I engine.
  • Basic engine components and construction.
  • Cooling system.
  • Lubrication system.
  • Fuel system - gas pressure reduction valves- carburetors - gas scrubbers etc.
  • Ignition system - magneto/s - coils - spark plugs - harness / shielded.
  • Air delivery system - filtration - induction manifold- carburetor- turbo- charged or N.A.
  • Starter motors- air / gas, hydraulic.
  • Controls - governors - mechanical /electronic.
  • Safety devices - overspeed switches - fuel cut offs.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Engine and systems maintenance - routine & overhaul.

Case Studies and Application

Description

Fundamentals of Diesel and Gas Engines Course ' is an overview of the main types of Diesel & Gas Engines in industry, and covers such aspects as engines components and dynamics, cooling methodes, lubrification principles, performance parameters, performance objectives and mechanical restraints, auxiliary systems and troubleshooting techniques.

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