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



Admission in to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
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
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
Gas Turbine Engines: Operation and Installation
- Operate gas turbine engines
- Troubleshoot gas turbine engine operating problems
- Describe engine running and trimming adjustments
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


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