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 Course Title:   Diesel Engines III

 Title Abbreviation:   DIESEL ENGINES III

 Department:    DSL

 Course #:    204

 Credits:    13

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    16.5

 CIP:    470605

 EPC:    775

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Continuation of DSL 203. Introduction to vehicle computer systems. Emphasis on electronically controlled fuel systems on Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, and International-Navistar engines. Covers tune-ups and diagnostics using PC based troubleshooting software. Preventative maintenance summary.


Prerequisite: DSL 203; WMATH 100 or concurrent enrollment.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 66

Lab: 154

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Use diagnostic software to communicate with electronic engines.
  2. Follow Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM) troubleshooting trees on computer.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to Insite software.
  2. Introduction to Mack V-Mac.
  3. Introduction to Caterpillar ET software.
  4. Introduction to Detroit-Diesel DDDL software.
  5. Introduction to International-Navistar Master Diagnostics software.
  6. Cummins Celect and CAPS fuel systems familiarity.