Jun 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 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.
  • using measuring devices to determine which components in an engine are defective and need to be replaced or repaired.
  • 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.
  • use the service manual to explain the proper procedures to reassemble an engine OHV/OHC. This includes timing, torque specs, and any special/unique steps specific to that engine. 

Concurrent Registration: AU 163
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