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Navistar, Inc. Set to Host SAE International Diesel Engine Academy

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 22, 2013 - SAE International announces that Navistar, Inc. will serve as host company for the 2013 Diesel Engine Technology Engineering Academy. Navistar, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines, will host the event at its World Headquarters in Lisle, Illinois, USA.

The Academy, which will be held Oct. 21-25 is a comprehensive and immersive training experience. Taught by leading subject matter experts, this Academy consists of five days of intensive training consisting of lecture, hands-on equipment demonstration, structured practical sessions, and a team-based case study problem.  This Academy covers the diesel engine engineering principles and practices necessary to effectively understand a modern diesel engine.  Types of engines addressed include naturally aspirated, turbocharged, pre-chamber, open chamber, light duty, and heavy duty.

Attendees will be able to:


        - Articulate basic diesel engine terminology and principles

- Describe the key features of the basic types of diesel engines

- Compare various diesel fuel injection systems and their components

- Analyze the effects of different fuels on engine performance and longevity

- Compare the function and applicability of various air management systems

- List the various emission standards and testing requirements

- Detail the elements of post-combustion emission control devices

- Discuss emerging diesel engine technologies

The 2013 Diesel Engine Technology Engineering Academy begins each day at 8 a.m. There will be some evening sessions. For a complete course description and registration information, please visit

To register, please contact SAE International via or by calling 1-877-606-7323 (1-724-776-4970 outside the U.S. and Canada).

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 138,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.




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