AT210 - Fuel Systems

AT210 - Fuel Systems
Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): AT100 Performance Fundamentals, AT108 Automotive Electrical Foundations, AT112 Engine Electronics.
Co-requisites: None.
 
This lecture/laboratory course begins with the discussion spark ignition engine fuel composition from crude oil to the distillation and compounding of various gasoline grades. Fuel delivery methods including direct injection, port injection and throttle body injection systems as well as carburetors are discussed in great detail with an emphasis of their effects on engine performance. Intake and exhaust systems will also be discussed and diagnosed.  The laboratory component of the course includes various activities that follow the guidelines of the National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  A library/internet research written project concerning some aspect of an automobile engine’s fuel delivery system will be assigned and is an integral component of this course.