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Major Engine Repair
MAJ ENG REPAIR
CLASS CODE: AUTO 250 CREDITS:  5
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An engine repair class oriented towards automotive majors. Engine operation and the procedures for performing overhaul and rebuilding will be the emphasis. Determining which repairs are the most feasible and successful will be part of the curriculum.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Students will learn four cycle theory, review engine condition testing, engine disassembly and inspection procedures. The course also includes engine component measurement. This is necessary so a determination of what machine work is needed in order to restore an engine to "as good as new" operation can be accomplished. Proper engine reassembly and successful engine operation are a major component of this class.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Comprehend diagnosing engine mechanical problems.
Comprehend engine removal procedures.
Comprehend engine disassembly and inspection procedures.
Comprehend engine measuring.
Comprehend how to machine some engine components.
Comprehend how to work with an Automotive Machine Shop for other machining needs.
Comprehend engine reassembly techniques.
Comprehend engine pre-lubrication tips.
Comprehend new engine "start-up" procedures.
REQUIREMENTS: Students must be automotive majors to attend this class. Students will be required to attend lectures, view multi-media presentations, and prepare 3 page paper reports. Learning assesment is accomplished through practical experience evaluation, major project evaluation, and standard tests. A set of hand tools is required. Concurrent enrollment in Auto 095.
PREREQUISITES: Sophomore Majors only.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1992