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AMEP 108 - Engine Components
AMEP 108

This module covers propellers, turbochargers, carburetors, magnetos and associated systems.

  • Total Hours: 57.7
  • Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 57.7
Total Weeks:  15

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisite: Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.
Course Content:

P8-1 Carburetors

  • Disassemble carburetor
  • Name parts and explain their purpose
  • Reassemble and complete float level adjustment
P8-2 Propellers
  • Disassemble various propellers and governors
  • Name parts and explain their purpose
  • Reassemble and adjust to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Accomplish field repairs on aluminum propellers
  • Balance a propeller installation
  • Complete rigging of turbine propeller installations
P8-3 Turbochargers
  • Test and adjust turbocharger system components
P8-4 Magnetos
  • Inspect and test magnetos
  • Repair high tension leads
  • Install magnetos on appropriate piston engines
Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will inspect and perform typical maintenance tasks on propellers, turbochargers, carburetors, magnetos and associated components and systems.
Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Additional Comments:
  • P8-1=6%
  • P8-2=54%
  • P8-3=8%
  • P8-4=32%

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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