Diesel Technology (DIES)

CUMMINS ENGINES
DIES 096 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Specialized training in Cummins engine theory, troubleshooting, tune-up, maintenance, repair, and safety.

DIESEL FUNDAMENTALS
DIES 111 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092.

Introduction to diesel engine construction and principles of operation. Basics of physics and engineering as related to operation of diesel engines. Basic shop tools and safety. [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 112 10 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 111 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092.

Disassembly, inspection, assembly, and adjustment of various diesel engines used in highway and off-highway vehicles. [GE] [PNP]

DIESEL ENGINES/FUEL SYSTEMS
DIES 113 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 114 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 111 and 112.

Repair, adjustment and testing procedures for diesel engines, components and systems. Introduction to fuel systems used and electronic controls used on modern diesel engines. [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 114 10 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 113 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 111 and 112.

Test, adjust, and diagnostics of engines and maintenance practices. [GE] [PNP]

DRIVE TRAINS
DIES 115 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 116 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 113 and 114.

Principles of operation and basic construction of drive train components used in on- and off-highway equipment. [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 116 10 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 115 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 113 and 114.

Disassembly, inspection, assembly, and adjustments of drive train components. [GE] [PNP]

BASIC ELECTRICAL
DIES 120 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 112.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092.

Introduction to basic electrical fundamentals needed by technicians to diagnose and repair vehicle electrical systems. [GE]

ELECTRONIC ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
DIES 121 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 114.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 120.

Introduction to electronic engine management systems and emission technology. [GE]

ELECTRONIC VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS
DIES 122 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 116.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 121.

Introduction to electronic controls used in diesel and heavy equipment. [GE]

INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS
DIES 135 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Hands-on experience in recognizing, using, and troubleshooting hydraulic pumps, valves, motors, filters, hoses, piping, and fittings in hydraulic systems. [GE]

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
DIES 221 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 222 recommended.

Charging, starting, lighting, and control circuits and components used on heavy equipment and highway trucks. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 222 6 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 66 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 221 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092.

Repair and maintenance of diesel and heavy equipment. Students will participate in customer repair projects. [GE] [PNP]

HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS
DIES 223 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 224 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 221 and 222.

Theory and principles of operation of mobile hydraulic systems. [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 224 10 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 223 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 221 and 222.

Repair and maintenance of diesel and heavy equipment. Students will participate in customer repair projects. [GE] [PNP]

BRAKES, STEERING, AND SUSPENSION
DIES 225 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 226 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 223 and 224.

Hydraulic and air brake systems, steering and suspension used on highway trucks, and heavy equipment. [GE]

DIESEL PROCEDURES
DIES 226 10 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in DIES 225 recommended.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 098 and MATH 030 or MATH 092 and successful completion with a "C" or better in DIES 223 and 224.

Repair and maintenance of diesel and heavy equipment. Students will participate in customer repair projects. [GE] [PNP]

SELECTED TOPICS
DIES 280 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

The course focuses on selected topics in Diesel. Topics vary, and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. Individual topics are listed in the term class schedule. [GE] [PNP]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
DIES 290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit required.

Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]