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Diesel Engine Cycles, Maintenance, & Control

Learn about diesel engine cycles, maintenance, control, and protection with this free online course.

Engineering
Free Course
This free online course is a follow-on to our diesel engine basics course. If you're an automotive or automobile engineer, then mastering the inner workings of the diesel engine is of great importance, because every modern combustion engine is a diesel engine. Start the course and you will learn about diesel engine cycles, maintenance strategies, engine control, and engine protection among other things. 3D Models are also included!
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    saVRee

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free course Diesel Engine Cycles, Maintenance, & Control is a more advanced course that builds upon the knowledge acquired from our introductory course Diesel Engine Basics. It’s suitable to anyone who already has some diesel engine or automotive engineering 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 go above and beyond in teaching you about this truly amazing machine. You’re going to learn about the 2 stroke & 4 stroke cycles in detail, diesel engine maintenance strategies, how to protect a diesel engine, the starting circuit, and engine control.

Interactive 3D models are used extensively to show you each individual engine component and how these components work together to complete useful work. Start the course today to take your knowledge concerning combustion engines to the next level, with our advanced diesel engine course.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will:


  • Differentiate between the 4 Stroke & 2 Stroke Cycles 
  • Describe diesel engine maintenance strategies
  • Explain thermodynamic cycles (Otto, Brayton, & Diesel)
  • Describe the importance of engine protection and how to protect a diesel engine using temperature, pressure, flow & level measurements
  • Describe the starting circuit associated with the diesel engine
  • List the components through which engine control is accomplished

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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