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AUM 267 Engine Performance 2

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 6
Credits: 5

Focuses on automotive fuel injection and ignition systems involving computer functions, inputs, commands, system diagnosis, causes of emissions, and testing of related systems. Covers turbocharging and supercharging.

Prerequisite: AUM 262 , AUM 263 , AUM 266 , and AUM 277 , each with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe computer control inputs, commands, and operations. 
  2. List automotive fuel injection types and operation and describe testing. 
  3. Describe engine knocks, detonation, pre-ignition, timing, and formulate service solutions. 
  4. Define basic emissions and testing procedures. 
  5. Discuss ignition systems and operation. 
  6. Explain the operation of turbochargers and superchargers and their controls. 
  7. Compare the operation of OBD I and II emission systems. 
  8. Explain operation of alternate and multiple fuel vehicles. 

Content Outline
  • Automotive Fuel Injection
    • History to Current Designs with Computer Controls
  • Advanced Fuel Injection Operation and Diagnosis
  • Emissions and Emission Types
    • Testing
    • Instruments
    • Diagnostics
  • Automotive Ignition Systems
    • History to Current Designs with Computer Controls
  • Turbo-charger and Super Charger Operations
  • Flex Fuel and Alternate Fuel Vehicles