The study of internal combustion engine and 21st century engine designs. Troubleshooting,
precision measurement and repair of blocks, pistons, cranks, cylinder heads, valves
and valve train systems. This course requires the student to be able to use hand tools
that require a twisting motion, lifting objects that weigh a minimum of 35 pounds,
and vision capabilities to read mechanical precision measurement tools (similar to
reading 8 or 9 pt font from 6-12 inches away).
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Recommended: AUTO 710 or AUTO 711 with a minimum grade of C; or, 4 months (approximately 90 days)
of high school or ROP Automotive fundamentals training that includes a section on
the internal combustion engine; or, 3 months of automotive work experience working
on vehicles in an automotive repair facility.