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Sinclair College

AUT 1108 Automotive Engine Systems

Engine operation, nomenclature, measurements and tolerances, including service and overhaul procedures. Cooling, lubrication and valve train systems are discussed. Basic engine machining practices are covered. Basic hand tools are required for the course.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automotive Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Determine mechanical engine problems utilizing manufacturer service information.
  • Describe the theory of operation of a four cycle engine.
  • Disassemble the engine block and measure the pertinent assemblies using precision measuring instruments.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2.4
Lab Hours: 4.8