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AVM 304 - Aircraft Fuel Management and Metering Systems

Credits: 3

A comprehensive study of airframe and propulsion engine fuel systems associated with fuel storage, management, transfer and metering as applied to both reciprocating and turbine powered aircraft. Lecture topics include systems operation, maintenance methods, procedures and safety precautions associated with aircraft fueling and defueling for over-the-wing and pressure fueling systems. Fuel quantity, pressure and temperature indicating and warning systems, fuel dump, and detail reciprocating and turbine engine fuel metering systems including carburetor overhaul, electronic engine fuel controls (EEC and FADEC) are covered. Students practice the inspection, check, service, troubleshooting and repair of the various fuel systems found on board the aircraft to a level that assures continued airworthiness and safety.

Note
Two hours lecture and six hours of lab a week.

Requisites
Prerequisite: AVM 214.

Typically Offered
Spring

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