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Principles of an Internal Combustion Engine

COURSE NO: M01-303I
PDH CREDIT: 1
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Principles of an Internal Combustion Engine
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH interactive presentation presents the theory and operation of an internal combustion engine and the various terms associated with them.

Engineers and mechanics’ job is to diagnose and correct troubles much easier, which in turn saves time, effort, and money. Thus, they are concerned with conducting various adjustments to vehicles and equipment, repairing and replacing their worn out broken parts, and ensuring that they are serviced properly and inspected regularly. To perform these duties competently, they must fully understand the operation and function of the various components of an internal combustion engine.

This 1 PDH online interactive presentation is intended primarily for mechanical and industrial engineers, designers, manufacturers and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the basics of an internal combustion engine.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the principles of operation, the different classifications, measurements, and performance standards of an internal combustion engine
  • Identifying the series of events, as they occur, in a gasoline engine and a diesel engine
  • Understanding the differences between a four-stroke cycle engine and a two-stroke cycle engine
  • Recognizing the differences in the types, cylinder arrangements, and valve arrangements of internal combustion engines
  • Identifying the terms, engine measurements, and performance standards of an internal combustion engine
Course Document
For this course, you will need to go through the interactive presentation "Principles of an Internal Combustion Engine". To access the presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course. Following the course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account to view the presentation. The duration of this presentation is approximately 58 minutes.
This particular course document is accessible only after purchase.

Course Quiz

Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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