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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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AST 2005 - Automotive Engines

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers engine construction, operating theory and overhaul procedures. All engine subsystems will be studied in great detail. A complete engine overhaul on a component engine will be performed. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all AST 1000 level courses.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Engine theory
  2. Sub Systems
  3. Engine Overhaul Techniques
  4. Calculations
  5. NATEF Tasks
  6. Safety

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe safety precautions associated with course.
  2. identify engine components.
  3. describe the operational theory of a four-stroke gasoline engine.
  4. describe cooling and lubrication system operation.
  5. describe engine disassembly and assembly procedures.
  6. measure components accurately using precision tools.
  7. perform fastener identification.
  8. perform NATEF tasks when completing an engine overhaul.

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