SRJC Course Outlines

5/6/2021 12:29:19 AMDET 81 Course Outline as of Spring 2003

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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 Scheduled5.008 max.Lecture Scheduled40.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total64.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  80.00Total Student Learning Hours: 144.00 

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 program design and vehicle and machinery compliance inspections are practiced. Students will work with area businesses in this class.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60)

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 design and vehicle and machinery compliance inspections are practiced. Students will work with area businesses in this class.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60)
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will 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. Recognize symptoms of potential machine failure.
3. Perform preventive maintenance on and inspections of the following:
      body and cab components
      tracks, tires and wheels
      engine compartment components
      electrical/electronic components
      chassis and undercarriage components
4. Demonstrate methods and procedural practices in servicing, diagnosis,
  and repair.
5. Evaluate conditions and recommend remedies.
6. Use technical references properly, including maintenance specifications
  and terms from parts manuals.
7. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.
[Outcomes and objectives meet or exceed NATEF Applied Academic & Workplace
Skills for Medium/Heavy Truck Technicians (Reference Standard 6.5, ASE
Program Certification Standards manual, 1998).]

Topics and Scope
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I. Maintenance and inspection procedures
 a. scheduled maintenance
 b. preventive maintenance
II. Using technical manuals
 a. hard copy
 b. computerized
 c. locating information
 d. interpreting instructions
III. Lubrication
 a. solid and liquid lubricants
 b. lubrication points
 c. rating symbols
IV. Failure analysis
 a. metallic parts failures
 b. failures due to neglect/lack of maintenance
V. Cab and Body
 a. gauges and indicators
 b. federal/state safety inspection
 c. accessories/components
 d. visual inspection
 e. air pressure checks
 f. steering wheel and pedals
VI. Tracks, Tires and Wheels
 a. condition and wear
 b. rims, wheels, rollers
 c. fasteners, locks,
   hubs and bearings
VII. Engine Compartment
 a. fluid levels
 b. leak inspection
 c. belts and hoses
 d. component mounting
 e. wiring and clamps
 f. air intake system
 g. unusual noises
 h. optional equipment
 i. air conditioning equipment
VIII. 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
IX. Chassis/Undercarriage
 a. steering system test
 b. inspect suspension
 c. clutch adjustment
 d. springs and attachments
 e. component mounts
 f. fluid levels
X. Safety
  a. personal
  b. shop
  c. environmental

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments and worksheets covering course topics.
2.  Individual and group activities interpreting maintenance and
   inspection procedures.
3.  Field trips to area businesses to study various preventive
   maintenance programs being used.
4.  Develop a preventive maintenance program
5.  Practice preventive maintenance procedures
6.  Study specific inspection procedures.
7.  Practice inspection procedures.
8.  Report findings in class.

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
5 - 10%
Written homework, Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 25%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 35%
Structured Lab Exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 45%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor and/or industry provided handouts.

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