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Spring 2024
May 24,2024
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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, troubleshooting, failure analysis and repair of diesel engines and engine overhaul. This includes the following technical information and shop projects to understand and apply theories and principles: introduction to the diesel engine; diesel engine operating principles; diesel engine components; combustion chamber design; cylinder block; cylinder head and components; crankshaft; main bearings; vibration damper; flywheel; pistons; rings; connecting rod; camshaft; timing gears; lubrication systems; lube oil; cooling systems; coolant; air intake systems; exhaust systems; exhaust emission; control systems; hand tools and service tools as they are used on 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:     
      Skills Development
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now


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