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H914 - Turbocharging Senior for Technical Staff

This training is targeted to end users who have to operate TPL platform turbochargers. Attention is given to basic maintenance and monitoring in operation, as well as cartridge concept. A workshop session will teach how to disassembly and reassembly a cartridge group. Additionally, this course has the target to widen the knowledge about turbocharging behavior upon different influencing factors and how the operational limits of the turbochargers are set.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participants will have an understanding of turbocharging basics and TPL installations on four stroke diesel marine applications, with reference to operation and first level maintenance.
Understanding of turbocharging basics on four stroke diesel marine applications, with reference to interaction between engine and turbocharger, design criteria and operational influencing parameters will be provided.


• Turbocharging principles
• TPL- A/C service concept
• TPL- A/C Monitoring in operation
• TPL- A/C Cleaning in operation
• Turbocharger cartridge concepts
• TPL- A/C Disassembly and assembly (workshop session)
• Main dimensions and measurements, tightening torques
• Interaction between engine and turbocharger
• Influence of ambient conditions on turbocharger
• Surging
• HFO operation
• Loads on turbocharger components
• Rating plate and design criteria (SIKO)


Classroom lectures and workshop session

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 4 days
Venue: Genova (Italy)


Additional information:

Minimum 6, maximum 8 participants.
PPE (Safety Shoes) are required to enter the workshop.  

Student Profile

Marine Engineers and Superintendents

 Download: Course description as pdf

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