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TST 155
Basic 2-Stroke Engine Principles


Credits: 1- 10
Clock Hours per Quarter: 140

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60    Lab Hours:80


Description
A comprehensive study of the mechanics of 2-stroke gasoline engine repair and diagnostics used in outdoor power equipment, necessary for EETC technician certification.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Find, access, and review needed information using appropriate media and technology tools.
  • Interpret and draw inferences from tables, formulas, and graphs.
  • Explain basic two cycle engine theory.
  • Interpret abrasive damage to diagnose engine failure in two cycle engines.
  • Practice chainsaw safety during bar and chain repair and sharpening.
  • Apply safe operation and maintenance of string trimmers/brush cutters, edgers, tillers, and other OPE attachments.
  • Use effective customer service skills.
  • Construct coherent, organized written and spoken expression to explain cause of failure, alternatives, and methods of prevention to customers.

  • Course Topics
  • Reference material
  • Basic two cycle engine theory
  • Component and service requirements
  • Engine disassembly
  • Failure analysis
  • Trouble shooting
  • Chain and Bar sharpening and repair
  • Other OPE attachments

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TST 155
    Fall 2009
    5813
    George Klein
    TST 155
    Fall 2008
    5812
    George Klein
    TST 155
    Fall 2006
    1352
    George Klein
    TST 155
    Fall 2005
    1352
    George Klein
    TST 155
    Fall 2004
    2346
    George Klein


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.