Introduction to engine laboratory research


After completion of the course the student has basic knowledge of marine engine research environment at the University of Vaasa. This introductory course creates a pathway to minor studies on energy technology ( The course develops analysis skills and written communication skills.


Virtual tours to marine engine laboratory and fuel laboratory. Introduction of different engine components and monitoring devices. Presentation of laboratory equipment and measuring instruments. Exercises and mathematical problems concerning basic research methods in laboratories.

Modes of study:

Approved report including  the answers to exercises and mathematical problems.

Evalutions scale:



Before you start the course, please, read the instructions how to navigate in the tour and what are the evaluation principles of the course

ENERFT1001 Instructions.


Written assignment (report) instructions:

Use the University of Vaasa’s word template.

You can find the template also on this site.

Important note for University of Vaasa students: Mark your student number in the front page of assignment paper.



Welcome, let’s start the course with the tour to engine and fuel laboratories, please go to next module.