Mechanical courses

Maintenance of the two-stroke diesel engine


A detailed review of the maintenance of two-stroke diesel engines.

Course objectives 

Enable the participants to understand and explain the philosophy, planning, and procedures for maintenance of a large two-stroke diesel engine.


  • Maintenance philosophies
    • Running hour based
    • Condition based
    • Corrective maintenance
  • Review of the maintenance tasks and intervals recommended by the engine manufacturer
  • Assessment of engine condition
  • Maintenance planning
  • Safety hazards and precautions
  • Special tools
  • Measuring tools
  • Review of dismantling, inspection, measurements, evaluation assembling, and adjustment of the engine components i.a.:
    • Cylinder cover with valves
    • Piston complete
    • Cylinder liner
    • Fuel injection equipment
    • Bearings
    • Mechanical control gear
    • Turbocharger and air cooler
    • Instrumentation
    • Safety systems
  • Running-in procedures
  • Reconditioning of parts


Target group 
All mechanical maintenance staff.


Tuition methods 


Course duration 
5 days.