Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

DISL 41 - Diesel Engines

  • Prerequisite: DISL 20

Instruction will center around the theory and operation of two and four cycle diesel engines. Instruction will include the disassembly, reassembly, maintenance, and repair of Detroit Diesel, Cummins Diesel, Caterpillar Diesel, and International Diesel engines. Cooling systems, lubrication, air and exhaust systems, fuel delivery and injection systems, and starting systems will also be covered.

240 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of DISL 41, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe work habits
  • Locate and record serial and model numbers from the engine
  • Demonstrate use of the engine service manual by locating specific information on R&R components, model numbers, operating specifications, torque chart values, and systems schematics
  • Disassemble engine in a organized, clean and safe manner
  • Perform component inspections and measurements and compare with specifications in engine service manual for component reusability
  • Assemble engine in a organized, clean and safe manner

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