Engine Repair (AUT-201)
This course is designed to introduce the student to engine construction, diagnosis, and repair/rebuilding procedures. The student will learn the basic construction and operation of a four stroke engine, types, classifications, and ratings. Components, hardware, and service tools that are part of the short block assembly and valve train will be discussed. Engine sub systems; cooling, lubrication, starting, fuel, and emissions will be included within engine repair. Engine overhaul procedures and common engine mechanical repairs will be taught during this phase. An engine teardown, measurement, analysis, and reassembly will be a requirement of the course. Diagnosis and troubleshooting engine mechanical problems will be covered in this phase. Prerequisite: AUT 100 or equivalent experience. 3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week. 4 credit hours.