SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 2:06:48 PMDET 82B Course Outline as of Fall 2004

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 82BTitle:  INTERNAL COMB ENG OPER  
Full Title:  Internal Combustion Engine Operation
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.508 min.Lab Scheduled78.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total 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: 

Catalog Description:
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Preparation and operation of live internal combustion engines. Students will perform tune-ups and diagnostic procedures and analyze specific systems related to operating engines.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of DET 182A ( or DET 82A)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preparation and operation of live internal combustion engines. Students will perform tune-ups and diagnostic procedures and analyze specific systems related to operating engines.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of DET 182A ( or DET 82A)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 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 2004Inactive:Fall 2014
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



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 the course, students will be able to:
1. Summarize maintenance and repair methods related to internal combustion
  engines.
2. Carry out troubleshooting procedures to deduce necessary repairs and
  perform tune-up techniques to modify engine performance.
3. Diagram engine lubrication systems and components.
4. Evaluate engine cooling system condition and components.
5. Test for engine and intake exhaust system efficiency.
6. Identify different types of engine fuel systems.
7. Safely and successfully start, operate and evaluate the final
  condition of an internal combustion engine.
8. Use engine tune-up and diagnostic tools and instruments effectively.
9. Identify and name specific engine accessories.
10. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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Unit 1: Inspection and Operation
       a. Pre-operation inspection
       b. Safety checks
       c. Engine start-up
       d. Engine operation
       e. Engine shut-down procedures
Unit 2: Tune-up procedures
       a. Four-stroke cycle
       b. Standard tune-up procedures
       c. Electronic engine tune-up procedures
       d. Two-stroke cycle engine tune-up procedures
       e. Electronic component testing
Unit 3: Diagnostic procedures
       a. Mechanical fuel system diagnostics
       b. Electronic fuel system diagnostics
       c. General engine diagnostics
Unit 4: Engine accessories
       a. Engine accessories
       b. Turbocharging and Supercharging
       c. Engine brakes and retarders
       d. Heaters and coolers
       e. Adaptive housings and devices
Unit 5: Safety
       a. Personal
       b. Shop
       c. Environmental

Assignments:
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May include:
1.  Assigned textbook readings, 40-60 pages per week.
2.  Answer questions at the end of each chapter.
3.  Prepare, operate, test, evaluate, adjust, and re-operate 2-3 diesel
   engines.
4.  Perform engine tune-up procedures.
5.  Perform diagnostic tests and procedures.
6.  Perform engine analysis and evaluation.
7.  Maintain a lab notebook, recording procedures and evaluations.
8.  Create a diagram of the lubrication system in a specific engine.
9.  Research and prepare a written (3-5 pages) and oral report on a topic
   related to modern diesel engines.
10. Quizzes (2-3), midterm, final exam.

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
20 - 40%
Written homework, Lab reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Structured lab activities
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Diesel Technology: Fundamentals, Service, Repair. Norman, Corinchock,
Scharff, Goodheart-Wilcox Pub. 2nd Ed., 2001.

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