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Introduction to Engine Management
Course: ASE180AU

First Term: 2023 Fall
Lecture   4.0 Credit(s)   2.0 Period(s)   2.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T- Lab Load

Description: Introduction to automotive engine management. Includes the construction and operating principles of automotive internal combustion engines. Focus on operation and diagnosis of fuel systems, ignition systems, lubrication, and cooling systems.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate safe personal and workplace habits according to industry standards. (I-VIII)
2. Demonstrate industry standard professionalism that includes dress, attendance and customer service. (I-VIII)
3. Effectively communicate with diverse audiences. (I-VIII)
4. Document work performed according to industry standards. (II-VIII)
5. Use appropriate service information, tools and equipment as relates to engine operations. (II-VII)
6. Describe the principles and factors of engine operations. (IV)
7. Diagnose and repair of engine operations. (IV)
8. Discuss the theory and operation of integrated systems. (IV-VII)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Safety
II. Documentation
   A. Service information
   B. Industry standards
III. Tools and equipment
IV. Engine mechanical
   A. Engine design
   B. Engine components
   C. Engine operation
V. Lubrication systems
VI. Cooling systems
VII. Fuel systems
   A. Delivery
   B. Induction
VIII. Ignition systems
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

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