Sep 23, 2020  
Fall 2017 Catalog 
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 264 - Automotive Engine Performance

Credit Hours: 2

The usage of modern testing equipment and techniques for diagnosing, servicing ignition systems and engine control systems.

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

  • describe the operation of the 4 stroke Otto cycle engine;
  • describe the engine design factors that effect engine performance;
  • describe the effect of atmospheric conditions on the operation of the engine;
  • explain how cylinder conditions require adjustments of air/fuel ratio and ignition timing;
  • describe the effects of compression on engine performance;
  • describe the operation of various common ignition systems; and
  • demonstrate a proven diagnostic procedure.

Concurrent Registration: AU 265
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