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AMEP 108 - Engine Components
This module covers propellers, turbochargers, carburetors, magnetos and associated systems.

 

Hours: 57.7 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 57.7)

 

Total Weeks:  15

 

Prerequisite:

Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

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

 

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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