May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
    
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

AUT 145 - Engine Performance


Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course covers the diagnosis of various performance problems using the appropriate diagnostic equipment and diagnostic manuals. Logical thinking is also included in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 132  or AUT 130 
Course Topics:
  • Scan Tool Operation
  • On Board Diagnostics II
  • Emissions Related Sensors and Operation
  • Emissions Related Output Devices and Operation

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discover the major systems related to engine performance.
  2. Summarize the major systems associated with engine performance.
  3. Facilitate test equipment selection, setup, and test procedures for engine performance testing.
  4. Retrieve data from test equipment and diagnose faults.
  5. Relate how different types of inputs affect engine operation.
  6. Relate how different types of outputs affect engine operation.
  7. Defend the need for emission control systems.

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2024-2025