AVT 2126 Reciprocating Engines
This course covers reciprocating engine removal, engine configurations, firing order, inspections, critical parts measurement, use of overhaul manual, powerplant troubleshooting, installation and repair, engine ice protection and induction system, superchargers, turbochargers, exhaust system inspection. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.
- Demonstrate an understanding of reciprocating engine operation and operation of components to include different types and number of valves, camshafts, lifters, gears, timing, seals, and crankshaft.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements for operating a reciprocating engine, to include the following: fuel types, fuel induction, spark timing, wiring to engine and ground, fuel injection, carburetors and their adjustments, idle and static power runs.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the installation and removal procedures of a reciprocating engine, corrosion inspection, linkages, seals, hoses, operational controls, engine mounts, engine piping, turbocharger installation, post installation engine run, and required aircraft records entry and documentation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of techniques to remove, inspect, service, replace, or reinstall engine induction components and exhaust manifolds.
- Demonstrate knowledge of techniques to remove, inspect, service, replace, or reinstall engine exhaust systems and components.
Credit Hours: 4
- Classroom: 2 hours
- Lab: 6 hours
- Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
- Department: Aviation Technology
- Repeatable Credit: No
- Offered Online: No
1:00PM to 5:00PM