The operation of the piston engine will be covered to provide an understanding of the combustion process to extract power.
Hours: 32 (Lecture Hours: 32)
Successful Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technician 1
CAR 566 APPENDIX C PART 2
11.0 PISTON ENGINES
1. The calculation of energy, work and horsepower.
2. The two stroke cycle and the Otto cycle.
3. Piston engine classification terminology (e.g. TSIO-520, R985).
11.2 Cooling and Lubrication of Engines
1. The purpose and methods of engine cooling.
2. The functions, principles and properties of lubricating oil.
3. Lubrication systems including oil dilution and cold weather operations
12.2 Fuel and Control
1. Explain fuel systems including:
electronic fuel control
hydro-mechanical fuel control
pneumatic fuel control overspeed · governors
fuel manifolds and nozzles
fuel system indication (flow pressure and temperature)
1. Fuels - types, properties and additives.
2. Airframe fuel system configurations and component functions including:
The student upon completion of this course will be able to explain the operation of aircraft piston engines and its fuel systems.
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.