INTRODUCTION TO FUEL SYSTEMS

  • Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Fuel Systems
  • Course #: MMST1110
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the theories that make a fuel system operate such as atmospheric pressure, venturi principle, fuel air ratios and venting. The class will explore alternative fuels advantages and disadvantages. Some of the system parts covered will be tanks, pumps, filters and lines. 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 carburetor theories of operation
Set carburetors to factory specifications
Service fuel systems
Diagnose engine problems related to fuel systems
Describe advantages and disadvantages of alternative fuels
Execute carburetor adjustments on a running engine
Identify carburetor circuits
Describe fuel and air passages through a carburetor body
Identify problems associated with alternative fuels
Describe lubrication systems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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