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In-house Professional Training on Automotive & Aerospace Topics               New Product Evaluation on its Criticality Within the Technology Sector, Competitiveness, & Market Demand               Business Analysis for Investment Purposes               Comprehensive Evaluation of Corporate R&D  for Effectiveness, Innovative Performance/Attributes, and Future Success               Training on Management of R&D               Technology Roadmapping              Integrated  R&D and Corporate Strategic Planning               Comprehensive Evaluation of the Disruptiveness Potential of New Technologies               Benchmarking Corporate Board of Directors               Combustion &  Emission of Pollutants               Consulting on Advanced Technologies               Nanotechnology and Applications in Fuels & Propellants                Ignition Technologies for Engines               Gas Turbine Combustion and Emission of Pollutants               Liquid Atomization & Fuel Injection               Management of Innovation               Expert Witness in Legal Matters              Feasibility and  Economic Analysis               Propulsion Systems Design               Systems Engineering in Design & Project Management               Technical and Fundamental Analysis of Financial Market               Composite Materials, FRP, and Pressurized Composite Gaseous Fuel Storage             Car Accident Reconstruction               home | help | email

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Laguna Niguel, California
USA    92677
Tel: 949 467 9233
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Lugano, Ticino
Switzerland 6900



Tutorial Articles


Realization  of the increasingly more shrinkage of  the available time for professionals to expand their knowledge beyond existing boundaries, combined with simultaneous demands from different directions to continuously self-improve, prompted us to prepare  two- to three-page  tutorial articles describing the essence of the selected topics with key references (offering more details)  in order to maximize effective transfer of information with minimum amount of time. Sample tutorial articles are given below.


Clients interested in  a complete  PDF set  of all tutorials should contact ATC. Thanks.


  1. Synopsis of emission of pollutants and their controls in modern engines

  2. Honda's six-cylinder engine technology

  3. Advantages and disadvantages of downsizing and turbocharging

  4. Balancing of rotating and reciprocating systems in engine

  5. Injection strategies for compression ignition (Diesel) engines_ Part I: Common rail injection system

  6. Injection strategies for compression ignition (Diesel) engines_ Part II: Pilot - split - interacting-sprays injection systems

  7. Composite materials and their uses in cars_ Part I

  8. Composite materials and their uses in cars_Part II

  9. Cylinder based engine control system

  10. Cylinder deactivation: the idea and its practice
    (see also Engine Cylinder Deactivation Saves Fuel or Click  "here")

  11. Design rationales for popular engines

  12. Diesel engine emissions (Hydrocarbon)

  13. Automotive environmental issues and the role of  fluoroelastomers

  14. Essentials of compression ignition diesel engines

  15. Gasoline direct injection: Reasons, operation, and  potentials

  16. Homogenously charged compression ignition (HCCI) engine

  17. Hybrid electric vehicle: Reasons, Concepts, and Issues

  18. Hydrocarbon emission from spark ignited engines

  19. Ignition: A critical first step for combustion

  20. Laser ignition for combustion engines_ Part I

  21. Laser ignition for combustion engines_ Part II

  22. Liquid fuels from gases and role of catalysis

  23. Metal foams: A new automotive material

  24. Nanotechnology and its interface with automotive industry

  25. Nitric oxides emissions from combustion

  26. Telematics_ the next revolution

  27. The fuel cell_ science and technology or click here

  28. The story of knock in SI engines

  29. Variable valve timing and lift: The rationale









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