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AMET 111 - Turbine Engines

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

 

Hours: 72 (Lecture Hours: 72)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisite:

Admission in to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

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

 

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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