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Areas of Study | | AUTO121 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO121
COURSE TITLE:Engine Overhaul
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:75
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Application of maintenance and service procedures to diagnose and repair a "short block" with emphasis given to skills needed to overhaul and rebuild stock automotive engine. Discussion about blueprinting and performance enhancements will be minimal. Disassembly techniques, measuring, machining, and proper re-assembly practices will be stressed.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, student will be able to:
  • Check a connecting rod for twists and bends
  • Check a connecting for concentricity
  • Check ring end gap and side clearance
  • Check the cylinder for wear, taper, and out of round
  • Deglaze the cylinder
  • Determine bearing clearance by use of plastigage
  • Determine camshaft lobe lift
  • Determine crankshaft end play
  • Determine camshaft end play
  • Correctly time the crankshaft and camshaft
  • Check crankshaft journals for wear, taper and out of round

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Upper end of engine
  2. Bottom end of engine
  3. Front end of engine
  4. Oiling system

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All automotive classes require safety glasses and a basic tool set.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must.
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Midterm exam
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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