Instructor: Greg Manning

5620 Diesel Service Technology I

Diesel Services Technology I introduces students to diesel engine operating principles and theories as well as fuel systems and hands-on training related to modern diesel engines. The course covers inspection, troubleshooting, overhaul and engine replacement procedures. It includes classroom and laboratory experiences concerned with all phases of repair work on diesel engines used to power buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electrical generators, construction machinery, and similar equipment. Instruction and practice is provided in the diagnostics and repair of engines. Students will demonstrate performance of these tasks as defined by ASE/NATEF standards. Use of technical manuals, hand and power tools and of testing and diagnostic equipment are also studied in the course.


5624 Diesel Service Technology II

Diesel Service Technology II includes classroom and laboratory experiences concerned with all phases of repair work on diesel electrical systems used to power buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electrical generators, construction machinery, and similar equipment. Instruction and practice is provided in the diagnostics and repair of electrical/electronic systems. Students will demonstrate performance of these tasks as defined by ASE/NATEF standards. Use of technical manuals, hand and power tools and testing and diagnostic equipment are also studied in the course . Instruction in personal and environmental safety practices as related to OSHA and other agencies that affect individuals working in the ground transportation technology areas will also be covered. This course addresses the fundamental theories of electricity and electronics as applied to ground transportation technology areas. Utilization of analog and digital meters, wiring diagrams, and other diagnostic tools will be stressed in a hands-on course that introduces the student to automotive electrical theory, batteries, charging systems, starting systems, wiring repairs, lighting systems and accessories.