auxiliary systems, the proper way to maintain them, and the proper procedures for testing and rebuilding components. Emphasis is placed on safety, theory of operation, inspection, and measuring and rebuilding diesel engines according to factory specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to measure, diagnose problems, and repair diesel engines. (1-6-0) This course provides instruction on how to plan, develop and install equipment surveillance and reliability strategies. Descriptions of various maintenance techniques for specialized preventive programs are discussed and computerized parts and equipment inventories and fleet management systems software are emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and follow a preventive maintenance schedule as directed by manufacturers. DEM 111 Equipment Safety/Mechanical Fundamentals, 3 hours (1-4-0) This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of vehicle operation and safety when basic service work is to be performed in the shop. Topics include service manuals, mechanical fundamentals, preventive maintenance and component adjustment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of vehicle operation and safety in the shop. (1-4-0) This course introduces tune-up and troubleshoot ing according to manufacturer’s specifications. Topics include troubleshooting engine systems, tune-up procedures, and use and care of special test tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair engines and components using appropriate diagnostic equipment. DEM 105 Preventive Maintenance, 3 hours DEM 117 Diesel and Gas Tune-up, 3 hours DEM 122 Heavy Vehicle Brakes, 3 hours (1-6-0) This course covers the theory and repair of braking systems used in medium and heavy duty vehicles. Topics include hydraulic, and ABS system diagnosis and repair. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, adjust and repair braking systems on medium and heavy vehicles. (1-4-0) This course provides instruction in the identification and repair of components found in hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Topics include schematics and symbols used in fluid power transmission and the troubleshooting of components in these systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, adjust, and repair hydraulic and pneumatic system components. DEM 123 Pneumatics and Hydraulics, 3 hours DEM 124 Electronic Engine Systems, 3 hours (1-6-0) This course introduces the principles of electronically controlled diesel engines. Emphasis is placed on testing and adjusting diesel engines in accordance with manufactures’ specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, test, and calibrate electronically controlled diesel engines.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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