Master Course Outline
TST 255
Compact Diesel Engines


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 300

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
  • Differentiate between various diesel engine types, their components, and service requirements.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on different engine systems, such as fuel, oil, coolant, batteries, and air systems.
  • Apply knowledge of the types, function, components, and service requirements of internal combustion diesel engines to repairs.
  • Differentiate between various diesel fuel systems, pumps, and injectors.
  • Diagnose, repair, and re-assemble various diesel engines and analyze damage to pistons, valve train, crankshaft, etc. for the root cause of failure.
  • Interpret abrasive damage to diagnose engine component failure.
  • Perform necessary timing and adjustments after observing and operating diesel engine.
  • Construct coherent, organized written and spoken expression to explain cause of failure, alternatives, and methods of prevention to customers.

  • 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.