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Example course diesel engines for power plants

Course program (one week, 40 hours)

Day one:
The history of diesel engines 1880-2016

  • The Diesel principle
  • Two stroke and four stroke
  • The modern diesel engine
  • The fuel systems
  • Air/fuel ratio, lambda
  • Turbo-charging
  • Direct and indirect injection
  • Stationary power production

Day two:
The components of diesel engines

  • Lubricating system
  • Cooling system
  • Fuel systems
  • Materials for diesel engines
  • Examples of diesel engines
  • Manufacturers
  • Test 1

Day three:
The process in the diesel engine

  • Combustion
  • The engine formula
  • Mean Effective Pressure
  • Temperatures in a diesel engine
  • The Sankey diagram
  • Data of a modern diesel engine

Day four:
Diesel fuels

  • Heavy-fuel treatment
  • Precautions with heavy fuel
  • Emissions technology
  • Crosshead engines
  • Power plant configuration
  • Test 2

Day five:
Operation of diesel engines

  • Trouble-shooting
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Results and explanation test, 1 and 2
  • Evaluation
  • Certification

Example course steam turbines

Course program (one week, 40 hours)

Day one:
The history of steam turbines 1850-2016

  • Principles
  • Laval, Zoelly and Curtis turbine
  • The Parsons turbine
  • Combinations of systems
  • Steam pressure and temperature
  • The turbine formula
  • The Mollier diagram

Day two:
T-S, H-S and log p-H diagram (Mollier)

  • The components of a steam turbine
  • Auxiliary systems
  • Blades, shapes, construction
  • Materials for steam turbine components
  • Test 1

Day three:
The steam process in the different diagrams

  • Examples of modern steam turbines
  • Power plants
  • Efficiency
  • The S.T.A.G. combination

Day four:
Power settings

  • Steam pressure and steam temperature
  • Back pressure and condenser systems
  • Regenerating systems
  • Diabolo turbines
  • Test 2

Day five:
Operation of steam turbines

  • Trouble-shooting
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Results and explanation test, 1 and 2
  • Evaluation
  • Certification




The new Diesel Engine Book

Look inside ′Diesel Engines′

This second completely revised edition, July 2012, of a two-part book on diesel engines is intended for all who work with diesel engines for maritime propulsion and power generation.

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The diesel-engine manufacterers

The production level of diesel engines is low. Who have an important market share in the four diesel engine categories?

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Wear of cylinder liners

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Dual fuel engines for lower emissions

Natural gas is the ideal fossil fuel to minimize the exhaust- gas emissions of modern dual-fuel diesel engines; also the cost of maintenance and repair will be reduced considerably.

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