May 10 2022 to May 13 2022

Red Wolf Reliability
912 Smithfield Drive, Suite 4
Fort Collins CO
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Basic Engine Analysis – In-Person

Rocky Mountain Training Center
May 10-13, 2022

The Basic Engine Analysis course is designed to acquaint a new analyst with the analysis equipment and the engines being tested. This course also reviews some industry standards and analysis best practice techniques.

Certification Exam: Included in the cost of the course.

After the course, the Engine Analyst should be able to:

  • Determine the proper analyzer parameters to sample on an engine
  • Understand the theory of an internal combustion engine
  • Identify normal pressure, vibration, and ignition patterns on two (2) and four (4) stroke engines
  • Verify corrupt data and the methods on fixing the data
  • Evaluate the pressure data on the Engine Report to determine performance issues
  • Understand the collection and analysis of primary and secondary ignition
  • Recognize basic engine issues like:
    • Unbalance cylinder Peak Firing Pressures (PFP)
    • Performance issues in the pressure traces
    • Excessive horsepower/fuel cost calculations
    • Leaking piston rings and valves
    • Improper adjustments/wear in the valve train
    • Spark plug, wire, coil, and primary ignition fault