DAY 1 (Engine)

  • Engine Lubrication System
    • circulation
    • consumption, analysis
    • maintenance
  • Cooling System
    • circulation
    • coolant, cavitation
  • Air-Fuel System
    • 4 cycle operation principles
    • natural aspirated, turbocharged, lean burn, clean burn
    • governors
  • Turbochargers (focus Elliot Brand)
  • Bedplate Assy.
    • bearings
    • crankshaft, vibration dampners
    • flywheel, starters
  • Cylinder Block Assy.
    • block to bed installation
    • cylinder head, studs
    • liner, fit, installation, gasket
    • connecting rod
    • piston, piston pin
    • camshaft, valve train

DAY 2 (Compressor)

  • General Introduction
  • Operating Principles
  • Frame
  • Crankshaft
  • Connecting Rod
  • Crosshead Guide
  • Piston and Rod, Packing
  • Cylinder Body
  • Valve Plates, Unloader
  • Lubrication System
  • Balance
  • Alignment
    • methods, objective
    • foundations and grout
    • block and skid mounting
  • Preventive Maintenance
    • philosophy
    • operation
    • inspection, trouble shooting
    • overhaul

Course outlines are summaries of indexes of Maintenance and Operation of Superior Engines and Compressors (Edition IV, Jay Downes, Tracy Little) and Maintenance and Operation of Ajax Engines and Compressors (Edition I, Jay Downes, Jack McMonagle)