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DIESEL

DSL 111 Introduction to the Diesel Engine (2 cr.)
Studies the modern diesel engine, including its fuel, cooling, induction, and exhaust systems. Covers construction, fabrication, maintenance, tune-up, and minor repair and adjustment. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
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DSL 123 Diesel Engine Systems I (2 cr.)
Studies basic operational theory of the two- and four-stroke cycle diesel engine used in public transportation vehicles. Covers the construction and function of the diesel engine and the major components as they relate to air, exhaust, and fuel systems. Emphasizes diesel engine tune-up and troubleshooting theory. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 124 Diesel Engine Systems II (2 cr.)
Studies basic operational theory of the two- and four-stroke cycle diesel engine used in public transportation vehicles. Covers the construction and function of the diesel engine and the major components as they relate to air, exhaust, and fuel systems. Emphasizes diesel engine tune-up and troubleshooting theory. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 126 Diesel Engine Reconditioning (6 cr.)
Provides basic knowledge of the construction, design, and application of selected modern diesel engines and their components. Covers induction and exhaust systems, cooling and lubricating systems, and fuel injection and governing systems. Provides opportunity to disassemble, inspect, recondition, reassemble, and test selected engines. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
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DSL 131 Diesel Fuel Systems and Tune-Up (4 cr.)
Teaches maintenance, adjustment, testing, and general repair of the typical fuel injection components used on non-automotive diesel engines. Includes engine and fuel system tune-up procedures and troubleshooting using current diagnostic equipment. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
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DSL 141 Transportation Electrical Systems I (2 cr.)
Studies basic operational theory of electrical systems used in public transportation vehicles. Covers electrical symbols, schematics, troubleshooting procedures, as well as the function, construction, and operation of the electrical system and its components. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 142 Transportation Electrical Systems II ( 2 cr.)
Studies basic operational theory of electrical systems used in public transportation vehicles. Covers electrical symbols, schematics, troubleshooting procedures, as well as the function, construction, and operation of the electrical system and its components. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 150 Mobile Hydraulics and Pneumatics (3 cr.)
Introduces the theory, operation and maintenance of hydraulic/pneumatic systems and devices used in mobile applications.  Emphasizes the properties of fluid, fluid flow, fluid states, and the application of Bernoulli's equation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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DSL 153 Power Trains I (3 cr.)
Focuses on manual transmissions. Examines various types of power trains and their components, such as multi-disc clutch, multi-speed transmissions, drive lines, and differentials. Includes disassembly and assembly of various components. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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DSL 154 Power Trains II (3 cr.)
Focuses on hydrostatic and heavy-duty automatic transmissions. Examines various types of power trains and their components, such as torques, drive lines, and differentials. Includes disassembly and assembly of various components. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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DSL 155 Heavy Duty Suspension and Service (3 cr.)
Examines suspensions used on heavy-duty trucks and teaches preventative maintenance and service procedures. Includes nomenclature, theory of operation and services, and repair of heavy-duty truck suspension systems, including tires and wheels and steering gear and connecting linkage. Provides opportunity for preventative maintenance inspections and service procedures on heavy-duty vehicles. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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DSL 160 Air Brake Systems (3 cr.)
Studies the basic operational theory of pneumatic and air brake systems as used in heavy-duty and public transportation vehicles. Covers various air control valves, test system components, and advanced air system schematics. Teaches proper service and preventative maintenance of system. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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DSL 161 Air Brake Systems I (2 cr.)
Studies the basic operational theory of pneumatic and air brake systems used in public transportation vehicles. Covers various air control valves, air and test system components, and advanced air system schematics. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 162 Air Brake Systems II (2 cr.)
Studies the basic operational theory of pneumatic and air brake systems used in public transportation vehicles. Covers various air control valves, air system components, and advanced air system schematics. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 171 Transportation Air Conditioning I (2 cr.)
Studies the fundamentals of air conditioning systems used in public transportation vehicles. Includes the basic theory of operation, repair, servicing, and troubleshooting of the air conditioning system. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 172 Transportation Air Conditioning II (2 cr.)
Studies the fundamentals of air conditioning systems used in public transportation vehicles. Includes the basic theory of operation, repair, servicing, and troubleshooting of the air conditioning system. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a public transit authority and school approval. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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DSL 176 Transportation Air Conditioning (2 cr.)
Studies fundamentals of transportation air conditioning. Includes repair, service, and troubleshooting of the refrigeration systems used in road vehicles and heavy equipment. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
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DSL 195 Transportation Electrical Systems (3 cr.)
Studies the theory and operation of various trucks and equipment electrical systems.  Covers starting, charging, lighting systems, and multiplexing. Uses modern test equipment for measurement, adjusting, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical and electronic systems. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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DSL 197 Cooperative Education in Diesel Mechanics Technology (3 cr.)
Supervises on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college. Laboratory 15 hours per week.
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