Engine Lubrication Systems; Basic to Advanced

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Engine Lubrication Systems; Basic to Advanced

Lubrication systems & Oils

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Course Description

Basic Functions of lubrication system-Six main functions of Lubrication subsystems

Basic components of lubrication system-Basic components of the lubrication systems

Types of lubrication in IC engines-Pressure lubrication , Splash lubrication

Properties of Lube oils-Flash point, pour point, viscosity, Viscosity index,

Oil pressure signal in Engines

Lube oil terminology-grades of lubrication , How to judge the grades of lube oil and climatic conditions in which the oil must be used

Calibrate lube oil dipstick-When replacing a missing or defective dipstick, replace the engine oil and filters, installing the exact OEM specified quantity. Run the engine for a couple of minutes then shut down and leave for 10 minutes. Dip the oil sump with the new dipstick and scribe the high level graduation with an electric pencil. Measure the distance from the high-level to low-level graduations on the old dipstick and then duplicate on the replacement.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Lube oil properties, Dipstick calibration, Lube oil terminology, System components, types of filtration


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic mechanical Engineering & IC engines background
Engine Lubrication Systems; Basic to Advanced


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

1 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 01:15 01:15
Functions & Components of Lubrication system
3 Lectures
Basic Working of the Lubrication System
1 Lectures
Properties, Additives & Designations of Lube Oils
2 Lectures
Lab Analysis & Diagnostics Of the Lubrication Oil
2 Lectures

Instructor Details

Palem Vamsi

Palem Vamsi

Automotive Engine Engineer (IC engine technology)

I am a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Masters in Automotive Engine technology from IIT Madras. Worked in reputed organizations like Cummins, Heromotocorp, caterpillar & Mitsubishi. Worked hands-on in Engine R&D roles like Engine testing, Engine design, Engine development & turbo optimization. COnducted online webinars for various subjects; Turbochargers, piston, and valve failure analysis, after treatment, Softskills like time management, leadership skills, QC tools like kaizen,5S, 8D methodology.

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