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Spring 2022
Feb 25,2024
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DS 259 - Diesel Engines and Engine Overhaul
This course covers technical information and shop projects necessary for the practical application and understanding of theories and principles used in the operation, diagnosing, testing, failure analysis, and repair of diesel engines. This includes the following: safety; technical information and shop projects to apply and understand theories, principles and applications including: development of the diesel engine; diesel engine operating principles; combustion chamber design and function; the cylinder block; cylinder head and components; crankshaft, main bearings, rod bearings, vibration damper and flywheel; pistons, rings, and connecting rod assembly; camshaft and timing gear train; lubrication systems and lube oil; cooling systems and coolant; air intake systems; exhaust systems, emission control systems; hand tools; precision measuring tools as used in on and off highway heavy duty trucks and equipment.
1.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 288.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Advanced Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Diesel Technology


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