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Diesel Technology


DIESL 41 Heavy Duty Brakes Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skill in working on air brake systems. Basic instruction is provided through practical work on truck brake systems and related mock-ups in preparation for employment in the truck and diesel industry. (CSU)

DIESL 42 Heavy Duty Power Trains Units 3.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on transmissions and clutches. Basic and advanced instruction is provided through practical work on truck transmissions and clutches used in today's modern trucks in preparation for employment in the truck and diesel industry. (CSU)

DIESL 43 Heavy Duty Truck Components Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on differentials, steering systems, and suspension systems. Basic and advanced instruction is provided through practical work on truck components used in today's modern truck in preparation for employment in the truck and diesel industry. (CSU)

DIESL 44 Diesel Engine Principles Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on engines and vehicle maintenance. Basic instruction is provided through practical work on diesel engines and related mock-ups in the preparation for employment in the truck and diesel industry. (CSU)

DIESL 45 Diesel Engine Repair Units 4.5
Prerequisites: DIESL 44 or concurrent enrollment in DIESL 44.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to repair and replace components on diesel engines. The course provides advanced technical information addressing complete overhaul and testing of diesel engines used in different makes of trucks. (CSU)

DIESL 46 Diesel Engine Fuel and Tune-Up Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on diesel fuel systems. Basic and advanced instruction is provided through practical work on diesel fuel pumps, injectors and engines in preparation for employment in the truck and diesel industry. (CSU)

DIESL 47 Diesel Air Conditioning Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on diesel air conditioning systems. The course provides basic and advanced instruction through practical work on components used in today's modern equipment. (CSU)

DIESL 48 Allison Transmission Service Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and develop skills in working on Allison automatic transmissions. Basic and advanced instruction is provided through practical work on Allison transmissions used in today's modern trucks, buses, and recreational vehicles. (CSU)

DIESL 49 Computer Diagnosis and Troubleshooting Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide technical information and to develop skills in working on diesel engine electronic controls. The operation, construction, and service procedures on various manufacturer in electronic fuel systems used in today's modern trucks is included. (CSU)

DIESL 69V Internship: Diesel Mechanics Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the diesel mechanics internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in diesel mechanics. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)

DIESL 75 Selected Topics: Diesel Technology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of diesel technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

DIESL 75A Opportunities in Diesel Technology Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This topic course is designed to introduce the studnt to career opportunities in Diesel Technology. Educational requirements, educational resources, and career-specific information are discussed. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree.

DIESL 87A Diesel Specialization Units 1.5
Prerequisites: DIESL 41 or DIESL 44.
Limitations on Enrollment: This course requires instructor approval to enroll.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the advanced student in diesel technology. The student completes an advanced specialized project developed in consultation with the instructor.

DIESL 87B Diesel Specialization Units 3
Prerequisites: DIESL 41 or DIESL 44.
Limitations on Enrollment: This course requires instructor approval to enroll.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the advanced student in diesel technology. The student completes an advanced specialized project developed in consultation with the instructor.




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