Course Number and Title: DSL 208 Diesel Preventative Maintenance
This course introduces diesel maintenance and repair procedures as well as tools, measuring devices, and diagnostic equipment. Laboratory experiences include inspection of engine systems, cab and hood, electrical/electronics, frame and chassis, brakes, drivetrain, steering, tires and wheels, suspension, frame, and road/operational testing.
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Interpret diesel electronic service information, service manuals, and diagnostic charts.
- Document service repair procedures that accurately reference customer complaint verification, correction of problems, and completion of repairs.
- Employ proper automotive/diesel industry service facility safety practices.
- Practice professional conduct as required in the diesel industry.
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