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UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA, BARATON SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF TECHNOLOGY 2ND TRIMESTER 2012/2013 COURSE CODE:

AUTO 412, COURSE TITLE: ENGINE PERFORMANCE II

INSTRUCTOR: E. Kitur. kiturev@yahoo.com, # 0733579524, venue T205, Class days & Time: Wed, Thurs & Frid 8-9am , Lab Tue 2-5pm at AMW. COURSE DESCRIPTION: A study of fuel injection systems including throttle body, mechanical and electronic systems. Related controls and systems are also included as part of the course. 3 one hour lecture hours and, a three hour laboratory session per week Prerequisite: Auto 411 COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Understand the basic electrical, ignition and computer systems related to engine performance 2. Understand the operation of the various fuel injection systems, parts of the fuel systems, identify and solve the various fuel system problems. 3. Use scan tool to trouble shoot the various engine and engine management system problems and interpret the OBD codes. INSTRUCTION: There shall be lecture sessions, class discussions, reading assignments and laboratory practical sessions in the AMW and2 practical sessions in form of field trips to Eldoret. EVALUATION: There shall be two tests, 6 major assignments on laboratory work, a quiz at the end of each unit, reading assignments and a final exam and the final grade will be arrived as follows: Lab assignments -- 15% Tests-- ------------- 20% Quizzes------------ 15% Final exam-------- 50% TOTAL----------- 100%, Letter grade applies to the governing Bulletin.

UNIT 1: Electronic and Computer System Fundamentals- semiconductors, diodes, transistors, sensors and types of sensors, actuators, electronic instrument displays, light emitting diodes (LED), liquid crystal displays (LCD), vacuum fluorescent displays, Automotive computer system, IC, computer parts, On-board computer UNIT 2: Ignition system: distributorless ignition, electronic ignition, direct ignition, coil over plug, plugs, AC- generator pick up coils and hall effect pick up coils, ignition modules, ignition timing and variations, engine vacuum and load sensors and detonation sensors UNIT 3: Fuel systems- types of fuel systems, components, fuel input sensors, mechanical fuel systems, continuous injection, electronic fuel injection (efi), throttle body injection (TBI), central fuel injection (CFI), central port injection (CPI), port injection system (CPI), multiport fuel injection (MFI), central multiport fuel injection system (CMFI), Sequential injection (sfi), gasoline direct injection (GDi) UNIT 4: Air flow measurement, intake and exhaust systems- air flow sensors, MAPspeed density system, air density system, speed and idle controls, oxygen sensors, computer controlled fuel systems, intake system fundamentals, manifold designs and arrangement, turbo charger, supercharger, intercooler, exhaust system fundamentals, exhaust manifold designs, back pressure, resonators, catalytic converters and mufflers. UNIT 5: Diagnosis of engine performance visual inspection, on-board diagnostics, ignition system checks, engine performance testing- compression loss test, vacuum testing UNIT 6: Emission controls- air pollution and pollutants, emission control system, air injection, EGR- exhaust gas recirculation system

Reference 1. Crouse , H. & Anglin (1993) Automotive Mechanics, 10th ed, McGraw- Hill. 2. Tim Gilles (2008) Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance and Repair, 3rd ed, Delmar Cengage Learning. 3. Erjavec Jack (2004) Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, 4th ed, Thomson Delmar Learning. 4. http://www.autoshop101.com 5. other sources given in class