INTRODUCTION TO IGNITION SYSTEMS

  • Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Ignition Systems
  • Course #: MMST1120
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the operation theories of ignition systems in use today. Service and repair procedures will be part of this course. Testing components and systems to diagnose problems will also be covered. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify theories of operation
Identify the parts
Test components
Explain operation of a magneto ignition system
Explain operation of an electronic ignition systems
Explain operation of a battery ignition system
Practice timing on ignition systems
Troubleshoot ignition problems
Perform normal maintenance

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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