SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 7:00:01 AMDET 81 Course Outline as of Fall 2008

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 81Title:  PREVENT. MAINT. & INSPC.  
Full Title:  Preventive Maintenance and Inspection
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled39.38
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.258 min.Lab Scheduled39.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.50 Contact Total78.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  78.75Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DET 68

Catalog Description:
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The study of preventive maintenance and inspection practices as related to vehicles and machinery. Preventive maintenance inspections are practiced.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60) and Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60) and Course Eligibility for EMLS 100 ( or ESL 100)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The study of preventive maintenance and inspection practices as related to vehicles and machinery. Preventive maintenance inspections are practiced.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60) and Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60) and Course Eligibility for EMLS 100 ( or ESL 100)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2014
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course students will:
1. Describe maintenance and inspection procedures for a variety of
  industrial machinery.
2. Evaluate symptoms of potential machine failure.
3. Perform and assess preventive maintenance inspections on the following:
      a. tracks, tires and wheels
      b. engine and powertrain components
      c. electrical/electronic components
      d. chassis and undercarriage components
4. Demonstrate methods and procedural practices in servicing, diagnosis,
  and repair.
5. Evaluate conditions and determine remedies.
6. Utilize technical references properly, including maintenance specifications
  and terms from parts manuals.
7. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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1. Maintenance and inspection procedures
 a. scheduled maintenance
 b. preventive maintenance
2. Using technical manuals
 a. hard copy
 b. computerized
3. Lubrication
 a. solid and liquid lubricants
 b. lubrication points
 c. rating symbols
4. Failure analysis
 a. metallic parts failures
 b. failures due to neglect/lack of maintenance
5. Tracks, tires and wheels
 a. condition and wear
 b. rims, wheels, rollers
6. Engine compartment
 a. fluid levels
 b. leak inspection
 c. belts and hoses
 d. component mounting
 e. wiring and clamps
 f. air intake system
 g. fuel systems
 h. cooling systems
7. Electrical/Electronic
 a. inspect/test batteries
 b. battery cables and terminals
 c. starting system test
 d. lighting system check
 e. gauges and instruments
 f. diagnostic displays
8. Powertrain
 a. transmission service
 b. rear axle service
 c. driveline inspection
 d. clutch adjustment
9. Chassis/Undercarriage
 a. steering system test
 b. inspect suspension
 c. brake adjustment and inspection
 d. springs and attachments
 e. component mounts
10. Hydraulic systems
 a. fluids, levels
 b. filters, maintenance
11. Safety
  a. personal
  b. shop
  c. environmental/hazardous material handling

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments 25 pages per week
2.  Lab worksheets covering course topics.
3.  Individual and group activities interpreting maintenance and
   inspection procedures.
4.  Practice preventive maintenance procedures.
5.  Study specific inspection procedures.
6.  Practice inspection procedures.
7.  3 to 5 tests.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 40%
Lab worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Structured Lab Exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Heavy Duty Truck Systems, Bennett/Norman ed. 4, 2006

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