DSL 135 - Introduction to Diesel Technology

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Introduces careers in the diesel repair industry, safety procedures, tools and equipment used in the industry, and component identification. Teaches preventative maintenance inspections (PMI), precision measuring, and the use of electronic databases for service and repair.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course enables students to become familiar with the diesel repair industry, the tools, materials, and equipment, and the proper hands-on techniques used to perform service and repairs on vehicles, engines, and equipment. This course will be required in the anticipated AAS degree in Diesel Technology, as requested by the local diesel repair industry.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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