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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
  • Ability to use a reference material.
  • Explain basic two cycle engine theory.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of how two cycle engines function, different types, their components, and service requirements.
  • Disassemble and repair a two cycle engine, identifying and analyzing damage to pistons, crankshaft, and other internal parts.
  • Recognize and accurately identify the effects of abrasive damage and other failures that lead to engine failure.
  • Describe an Internal two cycle Engine Parts failure analysis.
  • Perform Two Cycle engine trouble shooting.
  • Explain to customer cause of failure, alternatives, and ways to prevent this type of damage from taking place again.
  • Demonstrate chainsaw safety, bar and chain repair and sharpening.
  • Recognize safe operation and maintenance of string trimmers/brush cutters, edger's, tillers, and other OPE attachments.

  • 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.