AMT 219 - Turbine Engine Systems

The course will enhance turbine engine theory by exploring the associated systems that allow successful operation of the turbine engine such as oil, seals , valves, controls and more, so as to complete the cycles of operation. 


Hours: 24 (Lecture Hours: 24)




Non-Course Prerequisite:
Successful Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technician 2




Course Content:
CAR 566 Part 2.12
12.5 Engine Controls
1. Rigging requirements for gas turbine controls and systems.
2. Adjustments of fuel controls including:
• acceleration/deceleration check
• minimum flow
• maximum speed
• idle speed
• part power trim check
• shut off
3. Mechanical, electronic interface, Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) systems.
12.6 Lubrication
1. Types and requirements of turbine oil.
2. Engine lubrication system principles and component operation including:
• wet sump
• dry sump
• scavenge pumps
• pressure pumps
• oil filters
• bearings and seals
• oil pressure regulator
• air oil separators
• oil coolers
• oil jets
3. Contamination monitoring system operation principles including:
• chip detectors
• filters
• spectrometric oil analysis program (SOAP)
12.7 Exhaust
1. Types, operation and control of thrust reverse systems including hot and cold stream.
2. Principles of thrust vectoring systems.
3. Principles and engine trimming associated with exhaust ducts.
12.8 Air
1. General air systems of turbine engines including the following:
• anti-ice air
• de-ice air
• bleed valves
• customer bleed air
• case cooling/heating (clearance control)
• control air
• temperature and pressure regulation
• filters
12.9 Engine Indicating Systems
1. Principles and operation of engine indicating systems including:
• speed indication
• temperature indication
• pressure indication
• flow metering systems
• quantity indication (oil quantity)
• fault detection (chip detector, filter bypass)
• power indication systems engine pressure ratio (EPR)
• torque indication
• status enunciators
• built in test equipment (BITE) system
• vibration indication
12.10 Gear Box
1. Purpose, function and types of engine gear boxes including:
• accessories and accessory drives
• gear reduction systems
• attachment devices
• fault detection analysis -chip detectors and filter attachment
• torque measurement system
• gear types
12.11 Engine Water Injection
1. The purpose and operation of water methanol injection systems.     


Learning Outcomes:
The student upon completion of this course will be able to identify and explain the various systems integrated with turbine engines, such as fuel air, oil, and various ignition 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.