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DT 281
Engines Advanced


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 62

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:38    Lab Hours:24


Description
A detailed study and analysis of mechanical and electronic diesel injection systems. This class will emphasize ASE/NATEF competency completion. Students must be seeking a degree or certificate in Diesel Equipment Mechanics.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the diesel combustion theory and use appropriate terminology
  • Discuss the properties of various grades of diesel fuel
  • Describe various fuel filtration systems
  • Analyze combustion chamber design and relate it to fuel system operation
  • Diagnose and repair intake and exhaust system problems
  • Describe the theory governing engine speed and be able to adjust and repair governing systems. Both Mechanical and electronic systems
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of diesel injection pump and injector operation and service
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose starting and running problems inherent to diesel fuel systems
  • Perform tune-up an adjustment procedures on diesel engines
  • Discuss the history of the diesel engine
  • Track diesel fuels competencies using the Skill Manager System

  • Course Topics
  • Diesel engine history
  • Basic fuel systems and components
  • Mechanical fuel injection diagnosis and repair
  • Electronic fuel injection diagnosis and repair
  • Emissions
  • Air induction and Exhaust systems
  • Engine brakes and retarders
  • General engine diagnosis
  • Engine tune-up

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DT 281
    Winter 2013
    0027
    David Bailey
    DT 281
    Winter 2012
    0027
    David Bailey
    DT 281
    Winter 2011
    0027
    David Bailey
    DT 281
    Winter 2010
    0027
    David Bailey
    DT 281
    Winter 2009
    0027
    David Bailey


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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