AUT 250 - Chassis Dynamometer Testing and Tuning at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

Teaches the dynamic application of engine management by using a chassis dynamometer to measure and record performance gains and losses during component and software alterations. Provides instruction on proper use of a chassis dynamometer. Introduces different combinations of engine performance evaluation methods in a climate-controlled, 1200HP-capable, dynamometer cell. Teaches how to reduce chances of major engine damage through proper dynamometer tuning techniques.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This class will be part of a motorsports career studies program currently being developed.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

AUT 166 and AUT 167 or equivalent

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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