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TST 255
Compact Diesel Engines


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 300

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:250


Description
In-depth study on the theory, operation, service procedures, and troubleshooting necessary to maintain modern compact diesels used in compact tractor, turf equipment, and other commercial equipment.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and explain the difference between diesel engine types, their components, and service requirements.
  • Perofrm preventive maintenance on different engine systems, such as fuel, oil, coolant, batteries, and air systems.
  • Display a working knowledge of how internal combustion diesel engines function.
  • Describe basic differences between different diesel fuel systems, pumps, and injectors.
  • Disassemble and repair a diesel engine, identifying and analyzing damage to pistons, valve train, crankshaft, etc.
  • Recognize and accurately identify the effects of abrasive damage and other failures that lead to engine failure.
  • Operate and observe diesel engine operation and perform necessary timing and adjustments.
  • Explain to customer cause of failure, alternatives, and ways to prevent this type of damage from taking place again.

  • Course Topics
  • Fundamental diesel engine operation and service
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Basic functions
  • Fuel systems used in compact diesels
  • Internal diesel engine components and assembly
  • Failure analysis
  • Basic adjustments
  • Customer relations

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TST 255
    Fall 2006
    1360
    George Klein
    TST 255
    Fall 2005
    1360
    George Klein
    TST 255
    Fall 2004
    2356
    George Klein
    TST 255
    Fall 2003
    2356
    George Klein


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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