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TST 159
Generator Fundamentals


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
Comprehensive fundamentals, teardown, troubleshooting, and testing of both brush and brushless generators. Prerequisite: TST 156.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Ability to use reference material in various forms such as CD, microfiche, internet, and written form for both operators’ manuals and technical manuals.
  • Examine and analyze different power sources such as gasoline, propane, and diesel engines.
  • Display a working knowledge of how internal combustion gas and diesel engines function, their components, and service requirements.
  • Identify and explain the major components of a generator.
  • Disassemble and repair a generator, identifying and analyzing damage to rotor, stator, and other electrical components.
  • Describe basic differences between brush and brushless style generators.
  • Recognize and accurately troubleshoot various types of failures and what the root cause of the failure is.
  • Explain to customer cause of failure, alternatives, and ways to prevent this type of damage from taking place again.

  • Course Topics
  • Use of reference material
  • Fundamentals of Generators
  • Identification of components
  • Testing and operation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Customer care

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