SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2019 7:38:04 PMDET 182A Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 182ATitle:  DIESEL ENGINE SYSTEMS  
Full Title:  Diesel Engine Systems
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

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 82A

Catalog Description:
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The operating principles and overhaul of the heavy duty diesel engine and related systems. Course involves disassembly and reassembly of engines, using service manuals to inspect components and analyze component failures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The operating principles and overhaul of the heavy duty diesel engine and related systems. Course involves disassembly and reassembly of engines, using service manuals to inspect components and analyze component failures.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 AND Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Disassemble and diagnose heavy duty engine failures.
2.  Repair internal engine defects using approved repair procedures.
 

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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Differentiate among types of internal combustion engines.
2. Describe the fundamentals of internal combustion engine operation.
3. Interpret instructions in a service manual to successfully disassemble and reassemble an
    engine.
4. Measure, inspect, and evaluate serviceable diesel engine components
    using precision measurement tools and compare data to manufacturers'specifications.
5. Diagnose internal engine component failure.

Topics and Scope
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I. Engine Fundamentals
    A. Engine types and design
    B. Theory and principles of operation
    C. Internal engine diagnosis
    D. Engine removal procedures
    E. Engine disassembly
    F. Engine cleaning and inspection
    G. Service manuals and information
II. Blocks and Liners
    A. Engine block inspection and service
    B. Liner inspection and service
III. Crankshafts
    A. Crankshaft inspection and service
    B. Crankshaft measurement
    C. Crankshaft bearings and clearance
IV. Pistons, Rings, Connecting Rod Service
    A. Piston inspection and service
    B. Piston ring identification and service
    C. Connecting rod inspection
V. Cylinder Head Service
    A. Valve and seat inspection
    B. Head inspection and service
VI. Camshafts
    A. Camshaft inspection and measurement
    B. Camshaft drive systems
    C. Camshaft timing set-up
VII. Engine Set-up
    A. Valve adjustment
    B. Injector timing
VIII. Engine Lube Systems
    A. Engine oils, filters
    B. Lube pump and system
IX. Engine Cooling System
    A. Coolant and additives
    B. Cooling system components
    C. Cooling systems diagnosis and repair
X. Engine Assembly Procedures
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading, 40 - 60 pages per week
2. Ten to fifteen tests including final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Disassemble engine and measure critical engine components in order to compare to
    manufacture's specifications
2. Analyze engine components for wear
3. Perform engine reassembly according to manufacturer's instructions
4. Complete NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) recommended
    task sheets
5. Daily work logs (work assigned, work completed)

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 - 25%
Daily work logs
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments 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
10 - 30%
Engine diagnosis and component analysis; NATEF task sheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Engine disassembly and assembly
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Tests including final exam
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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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines. Wright, Gus. Jones and Bartlett Learning. 2017
Instructor prepared materials

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