This module covers the principles of operation, parts and maintenance of reciprocating engines.
Total Hours: 40
Lecture Hours: 40
This course is offered online:
Admission in to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program
T9-1 – Reciprocating Engine Principals
T9-2 – Reciprocating Engine Operation
Describe the history and development of aircraft reciprocating engines
Explain the function of engine components and accessories
Identify types of reciprocating engines
Explain engine theory and performance
Explain the operation of four-stroke engines
T9-3 – Reciprocating Engine Maintenance
Operate reciprocating engines
Troubleshoot reciprocating engine operating problems
Describe safe working practices
Remove, install and test aircraft piston engines and components
Describe engine maintenance and overhaul shop layout
Explain engine overhaul procedures
Carry our reciprocating engine maintenance procedures
The student will identify the parts of a reciprocating engine and explain how they work together to cause the engine to produce power.
- The student will analyze engine wear and deterioration and evaluate serviceability.
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Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.