Diesel Power Technology Course Descriptions

Diesel Power Technology Course Descriptions

 

DET 1114—Fundamentals of Equipment Mechanics. A course to review and update student skills and knowledge related to safety procedures; tools and equipment usage; handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials; operating principles of diesel engines; and selection of fuels, oils, other lubricants, and coolants. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

DET 1213—Hydraulic Brake Systems. A course to develop skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis and repair of hydraulic brake systems. Includes instruction in hydraulic and mechanical systems, power assist units, and antilock braking systems. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 1223—Electrical/Electronic Systems. A course to develop skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis, service, and repair of electrical and electronic systems on diesel engines. Includes instruction in general systems diagnosis, starting and charging system repair, and auxiliary electrical systems repair. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 1234—Engine Rebuilding (Medium/Heavy Duty Applications). A course to provide instruction and practice in the rebuilding of diesel engines used in medium to heavy duty commercial applications. Includes instruction in removing and installing engines, disassembly and inspection, and rebuilding of cylinders, heads, pistons, and other parts. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

DET 1313—Diesel Fuel Systems. A course to provide skills and knowledge to fundamentals of diesel fuel systems operation, maintenance, and repair. Includes instruction in operating principles, general diagnosis and repair, and mechanical fuel injector diagnosis and repair. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 1513—Hydraulics. A course to provide instruction and practice in the basic operation and maintenance of hydraulic systems associated with diesel powered equipment. Includes instruction in safety, system operation, seals, and cylinders, and filters. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 1613—Preventive Maintenance and Service. A course to provide practice in the preventive maintenance of diesel powered equipment. Includes instruction in general preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 1713—Power Trains. A course to develop skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis, service, maintenance, and repair of power train units on diesel equipment. Includes instruction on clutch, manual transmissions, drive shafts, and drive axles. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 2113—Welding for Diesel Equipment. A basic course in welding and cut-ting techniques for diesel equipment mechanics. Includes instruction in fundamental procedures and safety, oxyacetylene welding and cutting, shielded meta-larc welding, and metal inert gas welding procedures. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

DET 2236—Auxiliary Systems Components. A course to provide advanced skills and service of auxiliary systems on a diesel engine. Includes instruction and practice in servicing and repair of the air induction, air/hydraulic starting, engine brake, and cooling systems. Two hours lecture and eight hours laboratory.  (6)

   
     

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