SRJC Course Outlines

6/22/2024 9:35:55 AMAGMEC 163 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Reinstated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AGMEC 163Title:  SMALL GASOLINE ENGINES  
Full Title:  Small Gasoline Engines
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AGMEC 63

Catalog Description:
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The practical aspects of the repair and safe operation of small gasoline engines are emphasized. Troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, reassembly and appropriate use of engines found on equipment such as lawn mowers, rototillers, blowers, weed eaters, etc., are covered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The practical aspects of the repair and safe operation of small gasoline engines are emphasized. Troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, reassembly and appropriate use of engines found on equipment such as lawn mowers, rototillers, blowers, weed eaters, etc., are covered.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify the basic parts of a small gas engine.
2. Explain the proper operation of a gas engine.
3. Analzye common small gas engine problems.
4. Disassemble and reassemble a small gas engine.
5. Outline the maintenance practices for one common small gas engine.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction
  A. Overview of engine types
  B. Engine operation and safety
  C. Operating principles
  D. Definition and importance of maintenance and repairs
  E. Outline routine service and adjustment to engines
  F.  Analyze engine problems.
II. Engine operator skills
   A. Safety checks
   B. Starting
   C. Basic operating principles
III. Disassemble the engine
    A. Identify the parts of an engine
    B. Safe use of common tools for engine maintenance to disassemble
    C. Perform proper cleaning and lube procedures
IV. Reassemble the engine
    A. Equipment maintenance procedures
    B. Safe use of common tools for engine maintenance to reassemble
    C. Adjust engine settings

Assignments:
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1. Lab reports.
2. Skill and performance exams: Disassemble and reassemble engines
3. Reading 5-10 pages/week.
4. Analyze engine problems.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Lab Reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Analyze engine problems.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 50%
Skill and performance exams: Disassemble and reassemble engines
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Reading maintenance manuals. Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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