AUT 260 - Advanced Small Gasoline Engines at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

Presents advanced theory of operation for small gasoline engines, combustion principles, construction, design, variety, and their many purposes. Explains two-cycle and four-cycle small gas engine operation, ignition systems, various construction principles, functional design and usage, fuel systems and lubricating systems. Provides hands-on instruction in disassembly, reconditioning, overhaul and reassembly procedures in the lab.
(2 Cr.) Lecture 1 hour. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is a follow-up to a current course, AUT 156, Small Engine Repair. These two courses are being considered for part of a possible small engine repair career studies program.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

AUT 156 or equivalent

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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