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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AU 163 - Lab for Automotive Engines


Credit Hours: 2

A practical study of the automotive engine including measuring and machining of the components related to the overhaul of a modern four-, six-, eight- or 10-cylinder internal combustion engine.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • completely disassemble, inspect, measure, machine or replace all the internal components of an internal combustion engine. Testing prior to overhaul will include but not be limited to oil pressure, compression, and cylinder leak down. Competency will be based on work effort in the lab and a practical test with a score of at least 65%;
  • properly use all measuring devices as they apply to internal combustion engines. Competency will be based on work effort in the lab and a practical test with a score of at least 65%;
  • properly clean all components of an internal combustion engine and inspect for cracks or fatigue. Competency will be based on work effort in the lab and a practical test with a score of at least 65%; and
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in an internal combustion engine. Competency will be based on activities in the lab.


Concurrent Registration: AU 162
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