Course Outlines

Engine Performance 1 — AUTM 2314

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose internal engine mechanical conditions affecting engine performance. Students will learn how to use diagnostic tools including scan tools and oscilloscopes in troubleshooting engine mechanical condition. Prerequisites: AUTM1003 and 1013
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/21/17 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate compliance with current automotive industry safety and environmental standards.
    2. Perform compression, cylinder leakage, exhaust backpressure, intake vacuum, cylinder power balance, relative compression, and in-cylinder pressure tests, analyze results, and determine necessary actions in accordance with ASE standards.
    3. Understand basic electrical theory, test electrical circuits by utilizing automotive diagnostic tools including a DVOM, analyze results, and determine necessary actions in accordance with ASE standards.
    4. Understand internal engine operation, test condition utilizing automotive diagnostic tools in accordance with ASE standards.
    5. Understand the purpose of scan tools and oscilloscopes in diagnosing engine performance systems and demonstrate proper operation of navigating the scan tool and oscilloscope to obtain signal information in accordance with ASE standards.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted