Master Course Outline
TST 159
Generator Fundamentals


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
Comprehensive fundamentals, teardown, troubleshooting, and testing of both brush and brushless generators.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Find, access, and review needed information using appropriate media and technology tools.
  • Interpret and draw inferences from tables, formulas, and graphs.
  • Explain the principles behind various power sources, such as gasoline, propane, and diesel engines.
  • Apply knowledge of the types, function, components, and service requirements of internal combustion gas and diesel engines to repairs.
  • Identify and explain the major components of a generator.
  • Analyze damage to rotor, stator, and other electrical components.
  • Diagnose, repair, and re-assemble various generators and analyze the root cause of failure.
  • Describe basic differences between brush and brushless style generators.
  • Construct coherent, organized written and spoken expression to explain cause of failure, alternatives, and methods of prevention to customers.

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

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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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.