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COURSE NUMBER: AUTO128
COURSE TITLE:Fuel Systems & Emission Controls
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:5
CONTACT HOURS:105
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:225
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Emphasis on electronic fuel injection and emission components with discussion on calibration, mechanical fuel injection, alternative fuels, and the environment. Injection system maintenance, testing, servicing, and repair will be stressed.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the design and operation of various types of fuel delivery systems on automobiles and light trucks.
  • Service gasoline fuel injection systems.
  • Demonstrate his/her knowledge of theory and operation of modern emission control systems.
  • Demonstrate diagnostic and repair skills for fuel and emission control systems.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices in the shop.
  • Demonstrate and discuss the basic operation of a computer and its inputs and outputs on the automobile.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Introduction to Fuel Systems and Emission Controls
  2. Engine Operating Principals
  3. Engine Air-Fuel Requirements
  4. Fuel Tanks, Lines, and Evaporative Emission Controls
  5. Fuel Pumps and Filters
  6. Air Cleaners and Filters
  7. Intake and Exhaust Manifolds
  8. Basic Carburation
  9. Electronic Fuel Metering Control
  10. Electronic Engine Conrol Systems
  11. Gasoline Fuel Injection Systems
  12. Supercharging and Turbocharging
  13. Positive Crankcase Ventilation
  14. Air Injection
  15. Exhaust Gas Recirculation
  16. Catalytic Converters

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All classes require safety glasses

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EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
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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