Small Gasoline Engines I
Small Gas Engines I Grades 9-12
6 days / cycle 0.5 credit 1 semester
This course covers a basic overview of the systems and operation of a four-stroke engine. Both classroom and laboratory (shop) work are combined in this class. Students will learn the basic concepts behind the ignition, fuel, lubrication, and cooling systems of gasoline engines, and they will also learn how those systems interact to make an engine durable and dependable. The main project of the course is the complete disassembly and reassembly of a four-stroke Briggs and Stratton engine. Shop safety is emphasized.
Freshmen Corequisite: 900 Introduction to Agricultural Science