Introduction to Aircraft and Powerplants

AVIA 130
2 CR

This course introduces students to typical aircraft engines including reciprocating and gas turbine engines. Operating cycles, power generation, operating parameters and engine specifics are studied. Typical systems found on these power plants are studied with an emphasis on nomenclature, function, operation and safety.

Prerequisites: ACCUPLACER reading score of 60, or a "C" in TSRE 55