MMST1110 Introduction to Fuel Systems

This course will introduce the student to the theories that make a fuel system operate such as atmospheric pressure, venturi principle, fuel air ratios and venting. The class will explore alternative fuels advantages and disadvantages. Some of the system parts covered will be tanks, pumps, filters and lines. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

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:
Identify carburetor theories of operation
Set carburetors to factory specifications
Service fuel systems
Diagnose engine problems related to fuel systems
Describe advantages and disadvantages of alternative fuels
Execute carburetor adjustments on a running engine
Identify carburetor circuits
Describe fuel and air passages through a carburetor body
Identify problems associated with alternative fuels
Describe lubrication systems

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