AIRC 103 Power-Plant Theory and Maintenance (8)
Lec-87.5, Lab-175, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Procedures for powerplant maintenance. Includes the construction, overhaul and inspection techniques used in powerplant maintenance; technical vocabulary, scientific physical properties, safety procedures; emphasis on measuring systems, and proper use of appropriate tools and equipment. Hands-on skills, will include basic maintenance and repair of aircraft reciprocating engines.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine and appraise safety procedures and appropriate tool and equipment handling.
- Outcome 2: Recognize and classify types of reciprocating engines.
- Outcome 3: Describe and label major component parts of radial engines.
- Outcome 4: Inspect and overhaul a reciprocating engine.
- Outcome 5: Prepare and demonstrate an operational engine at various power settings.
- Outcome 6: Interpret, assess and analyze measurements relating to dimensions and clearances of internal engine components.
- Outcome 7: Recognize and evaluate symptoms that indicate operational distress.
- Outcome 8: Inspect an engine for conformity by verifying specifications.
- Outcome 9: Identify and describe the operation of the components of an oil scavenging system.