Master Course Outline
DT 181
Engines I


Credits: 14
Clock Hours per Quarter: 200

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
  • Apply theoretical fundamentals of internal combustion engines to maintain, repair, and overhaul projects.
  • Use common shop tools and equipment necessary to rebuild engines.
  • Apply specific skills in the maintenance, repair, and rebuilding of engines.
  • Analyze premature failure problems
  • Evaluate personal progress on the NATEF task list.

  • 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
    Winter 2017
    8819
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Spring 2016
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Winter 2016
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Fall 2015
    8913
    Dwight Penner
    DT 181
    Summer 2015
    8913
    Dwight Penner


    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.