Basic combustion engine

May 6, 2017

B.A.E.M.—The Bay Area Engine

This popular 1 day basic engines course is perfect for anyone looking to gain a basic understanding of how internal combustion engines work.

This training course is frequently attended by people in the following roles:

  • Chemists
  • Scientists
  • Marketing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Purchasing / Procurement
  • Graduates
  • Engineers
  • The topics covered in this basic engines course are as follows:

  • An introduction to the operation, main systems and components of light duty internal combustion engines:
  • Introduction
  • Combustion Engines
  • Internal Combustion Engine Cycles
  • Gasoline vs. Diesel
  • Engine Systems and Components
  • The Engine Rebuilt
  • Cost and Weight
  • A workshop session to become familiar with engine components and their applications through the dis-assembly of a light duty gasoline engine. The Ricardo engineers will provide expert commentary and answer your questions during this practical sessions where you will be able to handle engine components as the engine is dismantled. Key Diesel components will also be available for comparison and commentary.
  • Important: Safety shoes and suitable clothing are recommended to be worn for the practical session and not provided by Ricardo. Safety glasses and gloves are provided by Ricardo on the day.
  • Looking to extend your knowledge further? Why not attend our other technical training courses and gain an invaluable insight into the following subject areas:

    Do you work in the automotive industry but have limited knowledge on internal combustion engines? Ricardo Knowledge’s brand new online version of the popular internal combustion engines – basic course is now available: (Click on the image below to find out more)

    eLearning Internal Combustion Engines - Online


    “An excellent day, one of the most enjoyable and interesting training courses I have attended. A great deal of information imparted without being overwhelming. I will certainly look to attend another event in the future” – Patent Attorney, Venner Shipley LLP

    “Excellent Course – the hands on training is very useful” – Team Leader, Lubricant Development – Infineum

    “Very well delivered and excellent material. A very professional day” – Transmissions Engineer – SAIC Motor UK

    “Extremely useful course, ends on a fun note disassembling a engine in a workshop. Really valuable to be able to physically see what you have learned about” – Automotive Lubricant Trends Manager, Shell

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