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Engine Performance
ENGINE PERF
CLASS CODE: AUTO 235 CREDITS:  5
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A class oriented towards automotive majors that teaches the operation, diagnosis and service of automobile and light truck ignition, fuel, and the design and service of emission systems. An introduction to computerized engine controls is an important portion of this class as well. Students must also register for Auto 235L and Auto 095.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Students will learn about many of the fuel injection, ignition, and emission systems that are found on today's vehicles. Emphasis on how all these systems affect the performance or "drivability" of a car or light truck.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Comprehend and perform engine condition testing.
Comprehend fuel system operation and service.
Comprehend ignition system operation and service.
Comprehend emission system operation and service.
Comprehend computerized engine control of all the above systems and how each of them affect vehicle performance.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to complete textbook assignments, attend lectures, multi-media presentations, and hands-on experience. Learning assessment will be done by testing and practical experience. One page papers are also required. Concurrent enrollment in Auto 235L and Auto 095. A set of hand tools. See the tool list on the automotive department's web page.
PREREQUISITES: Automotive major or instructor's consent.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1998