Motorsports Management & Technology (MTS) at Danville Community College


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MTS 105 - Fundamentals of Motorsports Technology
Introduces manual transmissions and differentials used in Stock car racing. Demonstrates and performs installation, repair, and maintenance of stock care repair, and maintenance of stock car manual gearboxes and final drive units. Prerequisites: ENG 03, ENG 05.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 120 - Introduction to Motorsports Technology
Introduces the student to a survey of the Motorsports Industry. Explores the student to a broad overview of the industry, terminology and technology associated with developing a competition racecar.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 125 - Motorsports Technology I
Introduces the student to the various systems of the racecar. Focuses on the inter-related functions and the theoretical concepts of the high performance race engine. Emphasizes hands-on skills with identification and installation of component parts of a race engine. Prerequisite: MTS 120.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 126 - Motorsports Technology II
Introduces the student to charging, ignition systems and fuel systems of Stock car racing. Provides hands-on experience with specialized ignition systems, charging systems, fuel cells, fuel delivery, carburetion, and back up systems. Prerequisite: MTS 125.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 130 - Motorsports Structural Technology I
Introduces the student to the basic design and fabrication of a racecar. Develops skills for use of the tools, equipment, and materials in the production of a racecar. Emphasizes safety, accuracy, and aesthetics of the racecar and the work environment. Prerequisite(s): MTS 125 and WEL 130.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 135 - Sheet Metal Fabrication
Introduces sheet metal terminology, fabrication, and installation for covering structural framework of race cars. Provides project oriented, problem-based experiences with equipment and machinery used in the Motorsports industry.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
MTS 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits