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2021-2022 Course Catalog 
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AST 2065 - Engine Performance Maintenance

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers ignition system theory, testing and repair procedures, four-gas analysis and engine performance maintenance. Engine performance maintenance using a variety of diagnostic test equipment will be performed. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): AST 2055  and instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Ignition system components and functions
  2. Distributor ignition system components
  3. Ignition system theory and operation
  4. Electronic ignition system components
  5. Test Equipment Use
  6. Test result interpretation
  7. Engine Maintenance Procedures
  8. Safety

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

  1. describe safety precautions associated with course.
  2. operate engine performance test equipment.
  3. perform engine performance tests.
  4. interpret engine performance test results.
  5. perform engine performance maintenance.
  6. perform NATEF tasks during engine performance maintenance.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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