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IC Engine Calibration using GT-POWER and GT-SUITE

A comprehensive course on I.C Engine Calibration using GT-SUITE. This course is highly suited for beginners

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Jayesh Suryawanshi

Volkswagen (I) Pvt. Ltd.,

RMD Sinhgad

Mithin SanthaKumar

Timetooth Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology University in Kochi, Kerala

Manthan Waghaye

Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt Ltd

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College Of Engineering

Hemant Sagar

KN Associates

PM polytechnic, Delhi ncr , sonipat

Jangaiah Chikonda



sai dinesh


usharama college of engineering and technology

Vadapalli A S Krishna Maruthi Srinivas

advance technologies

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Manas Metar

Sphinix World Biz Limited

University of Wolverhampton


This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • GT-POWER and GT-SUITE come under the system-simulation domain as it employs sophisticated algorithms to solve fluid flow equations in complex electromechanical systems.
  • Students who aspire to work for Automotive OEMs as calibration engineers targeting internal R&D projects can choose to opt for this course. 
  • This course aims to impart the methodology that goes behind performing such calibrations and analyzing their result.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 1-Introduction to GT-POWER and GT-SUITE

  • GT-POWER is the industry's first choice when reliable results are needed for engine thermodynamics and combustion/emissions development. The intelligent integration of modules within it [GEM 3D; Cool 3D; GT - VTD; GT - TAItherm ] coupled with Simulink, Star CD, Converge, Fluent and other codes facilitate easy solutions for complex tasks early in the development phase and provide unparalleled accuracy during the detailed design phase. 
    • Need of a 1D thermodynamic simulation tool
    • Overview of GT-POWER, GT valve train, GT cool, GT drive, etc.
    • Introduction to GUI
    • Templates and libraries
    • Representation of engine parts
    • Implicit vs Explicit approach
    • Navier Stoke equation relevance

Week 2-SI Engine Modelling Techniques

  • Over the past decade, there has been an increase in air pollution all around the globe, as well as a recognition that fossil fuels will not be available forever. This has inspired OEMs to develop electrified powertrains. But, this has also opened the door to investigating new technologies that could significantly improve the ‘old-fashioned’ combustion engine in both efficiency and emissions.
  • In this section, you will get an in-depth look at the functioning of SI Engine operations. 
    • Challenges in SI engine modelling
    • Combustion modelling approach
    • Port injection and gasoline direct injection approach
    • Tumble modelling
    • Gas exchange modelling and analysis

Week 3-Case Study on SI Engine

  • Virtual prototyping is an efficient and effective way to test new ideas.
  • In this module, you will look into some aspects of the SI Engine, including the basics of fuel spray in the combustion chamber, spray and wall film models accounting for premixed and sooting diffusion combustion, detecting knock, and precise heat transfer modeling.
    • Engine specifications for modelling
    • Prediction of performance and emissions

Week 4-CI Engine Modelling Techniques

  • Understanding the mechanics of modelling combustion in a CI engine. These solutions play an integral role in engine simulations to accurately predict performance, fuel consumption, and engine-out emissions. Various models are available to predict combustion and pollutant formation based on in-cylinder conditions, knock, cycle-to-cycle variation (CCV), and other related processes.
    • Challenges in CI Engine Modelling
    • DI Pulse Combustion Modelling Approach
    • Swirl Modelling
    • Turbocharger Modelling

Week 5-Case Study on CI Engine

  • To further our understanding by modelling an ‘On road’ application by calibrating critical CI Engine concepts such as ignition delay time for mixtures of air, fuel, and residual gases using detailed kinetics.
  • This challenge enables the user to understand the correlations for ignition delay (CI) or knock (SI) that consider the effect of pressure, temperature, equivalence ratio, residual gas fraction, fuel composition, etc. 
    • Engine specifications for modelling
    • Performance and emission prediction

Week 6-Turbocharger and Supercharger Modelling

  • Turbocharging allows automakers to reduce engine size and emissions while continuing to deliver the power and performance consumers demand.
  • Students will be taken across the turbine and compressor mechanics to understand the fluid flow and to improve overall engine performance, reduce pollutant formation, optimise NVH and ensure component durability.
    • Fixed geometry TC modelling
    • Wastegate TC modelling
    • Variable geometry turbine modelling
    • Two stage turbocharger modelling
    • Supercharger modelling
    • eTurbo modelling

Week 7-Case Study on FRM Builder

  • GT-POWER engine models and their validated solution methodologies, can be used by the controls system engineer for ECU development, calibration, and testing to generate a fast running, real-time capable engine plant model.
  • With seamless integration to Simulink and the most popular real-time software tools, controls engineers are empowered with the ability to run fully physical, crank angle resolved models, capable of predicting pressure wave dynamics and in-cylinder combustion in a real-time environment.
  • Advanced control strategies, such as combustion control, can now be tested with a detailed physical engine model at significantly faster computation speeds with minimum effort and maximum accuracy, predictiveness, and fidelity.
    • Introduction to FRM builder
    • Modeling of various engines using FRM builder approach
    • Crank-angle resolved, physically conservative formulation for accurate results
    • Built-in DOE and Neural Network trainer for MV model development

Week 8-Aftertreatment Modelling Techniques

  • The starting point for the development and optimisation of exhaust gas aftertreatment systems is 1D simulation.
  • GT’s Quasi-steady state AFT solver offers unmatched modelling depth, simple model setup, and extremely short simulation times-faster than real-time if desired.
  • It solves the very demanding fluid flow, heat transfer, and chemical reactions taking place in the aftertreatment systems of modern IC engines by employing the most advanced set of physics and chemistry models.
    • An introduction to chemical kinetics
    • Modelling of precious metal catalysts
    • Pre-defined test cases and scenarios

Week 9-Case Study on 3-way Cat DOC DPF and SCR System

  • For the detailed 1D and 2D design of exhaust gas after-treatment components, GT-SUITE offers outstanding capabilities for modelling all relevant physics and chemistry. This makes it a crucial element in the design, development and optimization of both diesel and gasoline after-treatment devices.
  • Together with GEM 3D, it forms a unique and dependable 1D/3D solution that can be applied consistently throughout the layout, concept and detailed design stages in both component and system development to provide a seamless development approach with the reuse of models and results among tools, assuring maximum consistency and efficiency. The after-treatment system performance data integrated into in-vehicle models is used to predict drive cycle emissions.
    • Modelling 3-way cat con
    • Modelling DOC
    • Modelling DPF
    • Modelling SCR

Week 10-Optimization Techniques

  • Every GT license includes full access to a built-in optimizer that allows optimization of any combination of model inputs (factors) to maximize, minimize, or target any single or multiple model outputs (responses).
  • Key features include Multiple local and global search algorithms to explore design trade-offs among multiple competing responses and constraints with the multi-objective Pareto optimization tool and the NSGA-III [Genetic search algorithm].
    • Design of experiments
    • Single-factor optimization
    • Multi-objective optimization
    • Case study on gas exchange optimization

Week 11-Discretization Techniques

  • GEM3D is a 3D graphical pre-processor that combines building and importing tools used to create 1D GT-SUITE models from 3D geometries. From primitive components like pipes, flowsplits, etc. it can also be used to import 3D CAD models from other applications, like GT-SPACECLAIM.
    • Introduction to SPACECLAIM
    • Overview of GEM 3D
    • Discretizing intake manifold
    • Discretizing exhaust manifold

Week 12-Hybrid Engine Modelling

  • Build any hybrid configuration with any level of electrification, including but not limited to: 48-volt mild hybrids with an electric boost, strong power-split hybrids (HEV), parallel through-the road (TTR) plug-in hybrids (PHEV), or battery electric vehicles (BEV) using a comprehensive control library, including finite state machines in GT-SUITE, or co-simulate with Simulink to develop and optimise control algorithms.
    • Overview of hybrid system configuration
    • Modeling of P0 and P1 configurations
    • Built-in optimization and DOE tools to evaluate architectures, components, and control strategies.

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Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 3 Projects that are available in this program.

Thermodynamic Analysis of a Commercial Application Tractor Engine

This project is a case study on a CI engine. The student will calibrate and simulate a tractor engine to study its performance and emission characteristics.

Modelling of an AFT System

This project is a case study on AFT system. Here, the students will model AFT circuit systems for SI and CI Engines and study the engine emission characteristics.

Optimization using GT- Suite’s IDO [Integrated Design Optimizer]

In this project, students will be asked to optimize a compression ignition engine using the GT-Suite's IDO.

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Solve real-world engineering problems with the IC Engine Calibration using GT-POWER and GT-SUITE course

This GT-SUITE software course will enable you to understand the concept and methodology that goes behind the calibration of IC engines.

In these times, reducing emissions has become a priority for all industries. There is still significant scope in diesel and gasoline engines for combustion refinement. Thus, the automotive industry is constantly looking for better alternatives. The emphasis is on achieving the highest possible fuel economy while not compromising on the performance of the vehicles.

Who Should Take this Course on IC Engine Calibration Using GT-POWER and GT-SUITE?

With this GT-SUITE software course, you will become an expert in the system-simulation domain. You will learn to implement sophisticated algorithms to solve fluid flow equations in a complex electromechanical system. 

This GT-SUITE software course is ideal for beginners. It is perfect for engineering students and freshers who want to pursue a career in the automotive industry. Students pursuing their Master's program or PhD can also take this course to learn analysis tools that would help in their projects.

What Will You Learn?

In this GT power course, you will learn about the calibration of IC engines to optimize engine settings. As an aspiring engineer who intends to work with industry leaders, this course will prepare you to develop modern engines that consume less fuel, emit minimum pollutants gases, and give maximum power output. 

The knowledge of GT-POWER and GT-SUITE will enable you to simulate systems in this domain and use sophisticated algorithms to solve fluid flow equations in electromechanical systems. 

After completing this course, you will become an expert in the fundamentals and methodologies behind the calibration of IC engines. 

Skills You Will Gain

  • Fluency in using GT-POWER and GT-SUITE.
  • SI Engine modelling techniques for virtual prototyping is an efficient and effective way to test new ideas.
  • Understanding the mechanics for modelling combustion in a CI Engine and developing a deeper understanding of modelling an ‘On road’ application.
  • Turbocharging and supercharging modelling to reduce engine size and emissions without compromising the power and performance.
  • Optimization techniques, discretization techniques, and hybrid engine modelling.

Key Highlights of the Program

  • All individuals will get a course completion certificate, and the top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate.
  • The duration of this course is three months.
  • You will get individual, one-on-one video sessions for discussing study plans, monitoring progress, and solving subject-related queries. 

Career Opportunities after Taking the Course

After completing this GT-SUITE software course, you will be eligible for several jobs. This course will prepare you to develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of engine calibration and model real-time simulations of detailed systems. It is ideal for students with mechanical, automotive, electronics (Electronic Control Unit), and chemical (after treatment) engineering backgrounds.

After completing this course, you can apply to reputed companies such as Cummins India and USA, John Deere India and USA, and Maruti Suzuki. With knowledge of GT-POWER and GT-SUITE, your roles and responsibilities include:

  • Development of Thermal systems models
  • To simulate thermal systems and analyze results
  • To perform engine performance simulation

FAQs on IC Engine Calibration using GT-POWER and GT-SUITE

1)Who are the instructors, and what is the learning process?

The instructors for this GT power course are industry experts. You will get access to recorded content and assignments each week.

2)What are the prerequisites for this course? 

You should be pursuing or have graduated with a B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering to take this GT power course.

3)What is the support I will get if I have doubts?

As part of this GT-SUITE online course, we offer one-on-one support through videoconferencing, WhatsApp messages/calls, and individual online sessions.

4)Do I still need this course after graduating from college?

This GT-SUITE online course will help you apply what you have learned in college as theory and work on projects to give you a leg up in your career aspirations. 

5)What will I learn in this course?

This GT-SUITE course will help you learn the complexities of engine design and the related topics of thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, etc.

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INR 40,000

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Become job ready with our comprehensive industry focused curriculum for freshers & early career professionals

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Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.


1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.


11 years in the experience range

Instructors with 11 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Engine & Emission Control

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