SRJC Course Outlines

9/20/2019 2:36:00 AMDET 179 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 179Title:  DIESEL FOUNDATION  
Full Title:  Diesel Equipment Foundation and Safety
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 80

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to diesel powered equipment repair. The course is designed to be a foundation and safety course for the DET program. An overview of on and off highway equipment (i.e. agricultural, construction, public transportation and trucking equipment).  Topics include: careers, employability skills, workplace practices, safety, personal protection equipment, basic first aid, tooling, lubricants, fasteners, bearings, seals, and lifting equipment.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of IED 190

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to diesel powered equipment repair. The course is designed to be a foundation and safety course for the DET program. An overview of on and off highway equipment (i.e. agricultural, construction, public transportation and trucking equipment).  Topics include: careers, employability skills, workplace practices, safety, personal protection equipment, basic first aid, tooling, lubricants, fasteners, bearings, seals, and lifting equipment.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion of IED 190
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.  Demonstrate foundational skills necessary to complete the diesel certificates and/or degree.
2.  Identify and discuss operation of truck and equipment components.
3.  Identify hazards and demonstrate safe shop practices.
 

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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the general layout and function of agricultural, construction, public transportation
    and trucking equipment components.
2. Summarize general and specific industrial shop safety standards for a repair shop setting.
3. Demonstrate the appropriate use and maintenance of hand, shop, and precision tools.
4. Correctly identify fasteners and evaluate appropriate use for each type.
5. Compare theory of operation of basic systems on agricultural, construction, public
    transportation and trucking equipment.
6. Describe the environmental issues and choose appropriate procedures for the disposal of
    hazardous materials.
7. Discuss the diesel equipment repair industry career field and employment opportunities.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Introduction
    A. Overview of agricultural equipment
    B. Overview of construction equipment
    C. Overview of public transportation
    D. Overview of trucking equipment
II.   Engine Operating Principles
III.  Powertrain Operating Principles
    A. Mechanical drivetrain
    B. Hydrostatic drivetrain
IV.  Electrical System Operation
V.   Fuel System Operation
VI.  Steering and Suspension Operation
VII. Brake System Operation
VIII. Career Information
    A. Categories of industrial occupations
    B. Wages, salaries, benefits
    C. Local and regional opportunities
    D. Shop expectations, practices, and routines
IX.  Shop Safety Standards and Practices
    A. Fire and disaster procedures
    B. Cleanliness and order in the workplace
    C. Emergency prevention and intervention practices
    D. Proper lifting procedures
    E. Personal safety practices
    F. Environmental health and safety compliance, including hazards
X. Use and Maintenance of Hand, Shop and Precision Tools
    A. Precision measuring tools
    B. Hand and shop tools
    C. Tool and equipment maintenance
    D. Hoisting, rigging and slings
XI. Fasteners and Mechanical Fitting Devices
    A. Appropriate fastener use
    B. Fastening techniques
    C. Fitting application
    D. General torque specifications
XII. Bearings, Seals, Lubricants, Gaskets and Sealants
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading 25 to 50 pages per week
2. Ten to fifteen tests including a final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Complete vehicle identification worksheets
2. Complete shop safety and hazardous materials identification worksheets
3. Identify tools and fasteners, complete worksheets
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 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
10 - 20%
Tool and fastener identification worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Vehicle component identification, shop safety, hazardous material identification worksheets and NATEF task sheets
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Tests including a 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 Mobile Heavy Equipment. Wright, Gus and Duffy, Owen and Heard, Scott. Jones and Bartlett. 2019
Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems. Duffy, Owen and Wright, Gus. Jones and Bartlett. 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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