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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AUT 102 - Automotive Engines

This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamental theory, construction, inspection, measurement, performance, and identification of the automobile's engine. Integrating theory and practical application in the lab is stressed throughout the course. The course covers topics such as preparing the engine for removal, lifting, disassembly, assembly, and inspection, as well as identifying, diagnosing, and evaluating engine parts. The student will gain skill in analyzing defects and the proper process to administer specific maintenance requirements. In addition, the student will be exposed to concepts in cylinder block reconditioning, crankshaft inspection and measurements, piston rings inspection, renewal, and installation.
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: AUT 100