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Automotive Dynamometer and Performance Parts Testing I

AMT278

Introduction to the basic principles and techniques of bolt-on aftermarket performance parts and evaluation with the use of a chassis dynamometer.  Topics include chassis dynamometer operation and use; SAE correction factoring; vehicle performance baseline testing; air cleaner element testing; ignition timing adjustment and testing; computer flash performance updating and evaluation, cold air intake design and testing; extensive exhaust testing; cam timing adjustment and testing in conjunction with the use of adjustable cam gears; cylinder head porting and flow bench evaluation. 3 Credits (1.50 Lecture - 4.50 Lab) Prerequisite(s): AMT121 and AMT122. As needed.

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