Jul 19, 2018  
Fall 2018 Catalog 
    
Fall 2018 Catalog

AU 162 - Automotive Engines


Credit Hours: 2

A study of the automobile engine. Topics include theoretical operation, construction, practical repair and troubleshooting of the four-, six- and eight-cylinder internal combustion engine.

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

  • identify the location and function of all components in an internal combustion engine. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 60%;
  • using measuring devices to determine which components in an engine are defective and need to be replaced or repaired. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand repair procedures for machine shop functions related to the internal combustion engine. These include the reconditioning of crankshafts, connecting rods, cylinder heads and engine blocks. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%; and
  • using the service manuals the student will be able to explain the proper procedures to reassemble an engine OHV/OHC. This should include timing, torque specs. and any special/unique steps specific to that engine.  Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 163
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