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AMET 111 - Turbine Engines
AMET 111

This module covers the principles of operation, parts and maintenance of reciprocating engines.

  • Total Hours: 72
  • Lecture Hours: 72
Total Weeks: 15

This course is offered online: No

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

T11-1 - Gas Turbine Engine Theory

  • Describe gas turbine engine history and development
  • Describe different types of gas turbine engines
  • Explain math and science relating to gas turbine theory
  • Describe gas turbine/jet engine propulsion principles
  • Describe the design and construction of engine inlets
  • Describe the design and construction of compressors
  • Explain the design and construction of combustion chambers
  • Describe the design and construction of turbines
  • Describe the design of gas turbine engine exhaust systems
  • Describe turbine engine internal air systems
  • Describe components and accessories
T11-2 - Gas Turbine Engine Maintenance
  • Maintain turbine engines
  • Inspection following unusual occurrences
  • Replace turbine engine modules
  • Perform a hot section inspection
  • Perform a cold section inspection and repair
T11-3 - Gas Turbine Engines: Operation and Installation
  • Operate gas turbine engines
  • Troubleshoot gas turbine engine operating problems
  • Describe engine running and trimming adjustments
T11-4 - Gas Turbine Engine Fuel Systems
  • Describe fuel system components and their functions
  • Explain the function of mechanical fuel control units
  • Explain electronic display systems
Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will identify the parts of turbine 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.
Grading System: Percentage

Passing Grade: 70%

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

Course Offered in Other Programs: No

Additional Comments:
  • T11-1=33%
  • T11-2=33%
  • T11-3=12%
  • T11-4=22%

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

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