ATEC1805 Engine Performance I

In this course the student will learn theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of automotive fuel delivery systems. This class will also include induction and exhaust systems, turbochargers, superchargers, and general engine diagnostics. This course will meet all applicable National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Describe fuel system theory and operation
Inspect fuel system components
Perform fuel system tests
Remove fuel system components
Install fuel system components
Diagnose vehicle fuel systems
Describe induction system theory and operation
Inspect vehicle exhaust systems
Perform exhaust system testing
Perform other general engine diagnostic procedures

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details