FDAS1260 Ford Gasoline Engine Performance II

This course is designed to teach the student how the engine systems work together to provide superb engine performance while maintaining fuel economy and reducing emission.





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:
Explain the purpose of the basic elements of electronic systems
Identify the function of basic electronic components
Define reference voltage
Identify types of electronic switches
Define the purpose of voltage divider circuits and identify the various types
Define the purpose of voltage producing sensors and identify the various types
Define integrated circuits
Identify various types of output signals
Analyze module diagnostic capabilities
Determine the module programming methods
Describe the operation of a PCM controlled charging system
Evaluate the Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC) operation

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. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details