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Diesel Engine Fundamentals Part 2

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Diesel Engine Fundamentals Part 2
Note: This is a recorded video presentation and does not qualify as a live interactive course.
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH video presentation discusses diesel engines, and covers the thermodynamic cycles, the relationship between pressure, temperature and volume, as well as common engine protection and maintenance strategies.


This course is designed to build on the knowledge gained in the course “Diesel Engine Fundamentals - Part 1”. 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 revolutionized the way we live, work and travel. The detailed content presented in this course will teach you more about this truly amazing machine.


This 3 PDH online video presentation is intended for mechanical and automotive engineers, as well as professionals of different backgrounds who are interested in gaining a detailed understanding on diesel engines used in various engineering applications.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Gaining an in depth understanding of two and four stroke engine cycles
  • Learning about two and four stroke timing diagrams
  • Learning about the thermodynamic gas cycles
  • Knowing the different types of maintenance strategies
  • Understanding the ways in which an engine is started
  • Gaining a general overview on indicator and compression diagrams
  • Learning about centrifugal and electrical-hydraulic governors
  • Familiarizing with the different methods of engine protection using temperature, pressure, flow and level measurements
Course Document
For this course, you will need to watch the video presentation titled, “Diesel Engine Fundamentals – Part 2”. To access the video presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course.  Following course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account history to view the video presentation. The duration of the video presentation is approximately 175 minutes.
Please note that you will be watching the video presentation via YouTube or another video streaming platform which will be streaming though
Course Quiz
Once you are finished watching the PDH video presentation, you will need to close or minimize the video portal to return to your account and click on “Take Quiz”. You will need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits.
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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