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P A P E R - III Category C : PISTON ENGINES AND PROPELLERS

(Unsupercharged and Supercharged) __________________________________________________________ 1. Piston Engine Theory and Construction A general knowledge of thermodynamic laws related to nal combustion engines. Knowledge of heat engines. General knowledge of the Otto cycle and between volume, temperature and pressure. the relationship inter-

A general knowledge of the terms used in the theory of piston engines and calculations of parameters from the given data. Knowledge of various combustion engines. efficiencies involved in internal

Differences between two stroke and four stroke engines. Knowledge of the function, construction, classification and material of the various parts and accessories of the engine including the induction, exhaust, cooling systems and engine mounting. A general understanding of the propeller terms. A general knowledge of the purpose and functioning of all parts of a constant speed, variable pitch and feathering propeller and their associated control system components. Knowledge formance. Knowledge tems. of the various factors effecting the engine of the engine fire detection and protection persys-

2. Engine Fuel and Oil System Knowledge of the principle of operation and features of carburetors. Knowledge of the constructional features and components of engine fuel system. constructional function of

Knowledge of types, characteristics of aviation fuel, common sources of contamination and methods to prevent such contam-

adjustments and checking of the performance of the engine and its components including systems. rigging of engine controls. Engine Maintenance Knowledge of trouble shooting of minor defects and methods of their rectification. used in and its Knowledge of types. Engine Instruments Knowledge of the principle of operation of the engine instruments. Knowledge of principle of operation. 6. Knowledge of various components of oil system. ground run-up. constructional features and function of various types of engine starters. 4. characteristics of lubricants piston engine oil system. Magneto timing procedure. constructional features and function of magnetos and ignition system components. Method of checking for contamination. constructional features and function of various types of superchargers and its related components/ parts. 3. 5. Top overhaul procedure and engine on-condition maintenance.ination. Knowledge of NDT techniques as applicable to engine parts. Supercharged System Knowledge of principle of operation. Knowledge dures. inspection after propeller strike. of engine preservation and depreservation proce- . Ignition and Starting System Knowledge of principle of operation. Contamination of oil identification. periodical inspections necessary to check the serviceability of the engine. Detailed knowledge of engine starting. and detailed knowledge of replacement and in-situ operational tests thereof.

Detailed knowledge of the engine fire detection and tion systems. 2. characteristics of aviation fuel. common sources of contamination and methods to prevent such contamination. Knowledge of types. thrust augmentation and engine mounting. characteristics of lubricants used gas turbine engine lubrication system. Method to check contamination with precautions. Detailed knowledge lubrication system. Knowledge formance. Identification contaminants with inference drawn. antiicing of engine. construction.III Category C : TURBINE ENGINES AND VARIABLE PITCH PROPELLERS ____________________________________________________________ 1. classification and material of the various parts and accessories of the engine including the induction. exhaust. cooling systems. Knowledge of types. Knowledge of the function. temperature and pressure. related to General knowledge of the Otto Cycle and Brayton's Cycle and the relationship between volume. of function of various components in of of . function of the components of engine fuel control system/ metering system. Engine Fuel and Oil System Knowledge of the principle of operation and features of fuel control units. gas the Advantages and Disadvantages of various types of gas turbine engines.P A P E R . of the various factors effecting the engine per- Knowledge of condition monitoring and performance monitoring of gas turbine engines. constructional protec- Knowledge of constructional features. Gas Turbine Engine Theory and Construction A general knowledge of the thermodynamics laws gas turbine engines. A general knowledge of the terms used in the theory of turbine engines and calculations of parameters from given data.

9. 8.3. compressor line. . flame propagation. Knowledge of constructional features and function of various types of engine starters. Bleed loads and condition under which bleed is tapped. and detailed knowledge of replacement and in-situ operational tests thereof. fire protection and indication. 7. speed and load control. Bleed Control System Terms related to bleeding of air from the engine. 5. Power Augmentation System Knowledge of principle of operation and function of types of power augmentation devices. constructional features and function of ignition system components. Ignition and Starting System Knowledge of principle of operation. compressor stall. variable pitch and feathering propeller and their associated control system components. limiting factors. Engine Instruments Knowledge of the principle of operation of the engine instruments. Propeller various A general understanding of the propeller terms. Thrust Reversers Knowledge of constructional features and function of various types of thrust reversers and their related components. Types of ignition. Auxiliary Power Unit General knowledge of the purpose. 4. detailed knowledge of its operational features. combustion chambers and turbine arrangement. constructional features of compressors. A general knowledge of the purpose and function of all parts of a constant speed. compressor surge. 6.

including NDT equipments.III Category D : PISTON ENGINES ___________________________________________________________ Note :. Metallurgy Knowledge of effect of various alloying elements in Properties and use of Alloyed Steel. ground run-up. Detailed knowledge of engine starting. and checking of the performance of the engine and its components including systems. General Requirements Detailed knowledge of the layout of the including Engine test-bed. use and checking for accuracy of special tools used in overhaul of the engine. rigging of engine controls and field adjustments of fuel control unit.This is in addition to the syllabus already scribed for category C. 1. overhaul workshop pre- A detailed knowledge of the use of workshop inspection aids. Engine Maintenance Knowledge of trouble shooting of minor defects and methods of their rectification. duplicate inspection of engine controls. Detailed knowledge of Heat treatment of Steel and Aluminium. 2. special inspection schedules. trimming. of engine preservation and depreservation procetur- P A P E R . A detailed knowledge of the care. paper III of Piston Engines.10. Knowledge dures. Detailed knowledge of surface hardening processes used on . steel. 11. Air Oil System Knowledge of the air oil system used on a typical gas bine engine. periodical inspections necessary to check the serviceability of the engine. factors and limitations effecting the choice of equipment and methods of inspection used.

during and after the repair/ reconditioning of the components. Knowledge of materials used in engine construction. procedure of dismantling the engine. inspection Knowledge of the various methods of engine testing (dynamometer etc.engine parts. dures for testing the soundness of these materials. A general knowledge of the workshop processes. reconditioning. A detailed knowledge of the repair. adjustments and assembly of major components. inspection before. Detailed knowledge of the procedure of testing the engine after complete overhaul and monitoring its performance with the help of graphs/ curves. and proce- A detailed knowledge of methods of assessment and removal of corrosion including treatment and reprotection. A detailed knowledge of the procedure for final of the engine after overhaul/ major repair. . welding protective treatments. inspection reports Detailed knowledge of preparing the engine for complete overhaul/ inspection. 3. fuel and oil systems and engine control systems. inspection and testing of oil heat exchanger units. A detailed knowledge of the repair. Inspection and Repair A general knowledge of preparation of prior to repair/ overhaul.).

P A P E R III Category X : Variable Pitch Propellers ___________________________________________________________ Knowledge of the principle of thrust producing tics of propellers. adjustment. characteristypes Knowledge of the construction and functioning of all of VP propellers and its components. the inspection of components/ parts of VP Knowledge of the equipments/ instruments/ test-bed required for testing the VP propeller and associated systems. Knowledge of the installation of a propeller to an engine. P A P E R III Category X : Variable Pitch Propellers ___________________________________________________________ Knowledge of the principle of thrust producing tics of propellers. methods employed for correcting balance and checking torque loading of blades. characteris- . repair and overhaul of VP propellers and associated systems. as a result of wear and deterioration and the permissible allowances in each case. Detailed knowledge of the inspection of a complete propeller for correct assembly. Knowledge of the selection and inspection of materials used in the construction. and detailed knowledge of the methods/ procedures employed in carrying out the functional/ serviceability tests of the VP propellers and associated systems after repair and overhaul. weight and balance. check testing and adjustment for performance and correction of faults. overhauls Detailed knowledge of the inspections necessary to detect defects. Knowledge of propellers. Detailed knowledge of the methods of carrying out and repairs to VP Propellers.

Detailed knowledge of the inspection of a complete propeller for correct assembly. adjustment. methods employed for correcting balance and checking torque loading of blades. Knowledge of the installation of a propeller to an engine.Knowledge of the construction and functioning of all of VP propellers and its components. the inspection of components/ parts of VP Knowledge of the equipments/ instruments/ test-bed required for testing the VP propeller and associated systems. check testing and adjustment for performance and correction of faults. Detailed knowledge of the methods of carrying out and repairs to VP Propellers. and detailed knowledge of the methods/ procedures employed in carrying out the functional/ serviceability tests of the VP propellers and associated systems after repair and overhaul. weight and balance. Knowledge of the selection and inspection of materials used in the construction. Knowledge of propellers. . as a result of wear and deterioration and the permissible allowances in each case. repair and overhaul of VP propellers and associated systems. types overhauls Detailed knowledge of the inspections necessary to detect defects.