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DT 181
Engines I


Credits: 14
Clock Hours per Quarter: 200

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:80    Lab Hours:120


Description
In-depth study of diesel engines, including theory of operation, testing and rebuilding. Students must be seeking a certificate or degree in Diesel Equipment Mechanics. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical fundamentals involved with internal combustion engines
  • Demonstrate the ability to use common shop tools and equipment necessary to rebuild engines
  • Demonstrate specific skills in the rebuilding of engines, both gas and diesel
  • Analyze premature failure problems
  • Troubleshoot engine systems problems
  • Track engines competencies using the Skill Manager System

  • Course Topics
  • Engine operating principles
  • Disassembly procedures and analysis
  • Lubrication systems
  • Cooling systems
  • Cylinder blocks and liners
  • Crankshafts and bearings
  • Pistons and connecting rods
  • Camshafts, trains, and timing
  • Cylinder head assemblies

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DT 181
    Fall 2014
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Summer 2014
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Spring 2014
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Winter 2014
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Fall 2013
    8913
    Dwight Penner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
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    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.