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Diesel Engine Basics

Learn the components and inner workings of a diesel engine with this free online course.

Engineering
Free Course
In this free online course, you will learn about diesel engine components, its systems, its terminology, and its basic cycles. If you're an automotive engineer or automobile engineer, then learning and mastering the inner workings of the diesel engine is of great importance. That's because every modern and large combustion engine is in fact a diesel engine. You'll also have access to interactive 3D models to maximise your learning!
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    saVRee

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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 fee online course Diesel Engine Basics will teach you about this truly amazing machine.

The course is designed to take you from zero to hero concerning combustion engine knowledge. Even if you already have some background knowledge, this course will serve as an efficient refresher. Interactive 3D models are used extensively to show you each individual engine component and how these components work together to complete useful work.

The course is packed with images, animations, interactive 3D models 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. Start this course today and learn about the inner workings of the diesel engine.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Describe the major diesel engine components and how they work together
  • Identify the five major supporting systems of a diesel engine
  • Define the terminology related to internal combustion engines
  • Compare and contrast the two basic types of diesel engines
  • Explain the difference between different types of diesel engines

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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