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Engine Principles


Operating principles of internal combustion engines. Topics include two- and four-stroke cycles, engine nomenclature, cooling, lubricating, and valve systems. Skills/techniques developed include engine disassembly, precision measurement, and assembly. Additional topics include power and torque curves, diesel principles, thread sizes, drilling and tapping. 3 Credits (2 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination or MTH004 and Placement by Examination or RDG001. Corequisite(s): AMT121.

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