2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Diesel & Eqipmnt Maintnce Tech

DEMT 101 – 5 Credits
Electrical/Electronic System Repair I

Introduces student to various electrical and electronic components, operations, and service procedures. Laboratory experiences include service of the battery, starting systems, charging systems, accessories, chassis wiring and electronic engine controls. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042, RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082 Lab fee: $40.00

DEMT 102 – 4 Credits
Electrical/Electronic System Repair II

Prepares students to diagnose and repair electronic systems and components. Topics include diagnosis, disassembly, overhaul and repair of starting systems, accessories and chassis wiring. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis and repair of these systems. Laboratory experience include diagnosis disassembly, and repair of electronic and other electrical accessories. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DEMT 101

DEMT 103 – 5 Credits
Drive Train System Repair

Teaches the theory of power transmission from the engine to rear wheels including the clutch, transmission, drive line, differential, and rear axle. Students learn to disassemble, inspect, adjust, and reassemble the single and double countershaft transmission and differential. Students also diagnose, identify components, and service cab air conditioning units. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042, RDNG 052 OR ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082

DEMT 104 – 4 Credits
Preventive Maintenance

Provides students a review of pre-delivery, preventive maintenance (PM), and commercial vehicle inspection program (CVIP). It includes the responsibilities of the service technician to ensure that all PM items are performed to a benchmark standard. Students use manuals to determine proper lubrication of chassis, drive lines, transmissions, and engines. Students perform walk-around inspections, trailer inspections, and pre-delivery inspections. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042, RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082 Lab fee: $40.00

DEMT 105 – 4 Credits
Hydraulics System Repair

Addresses the principles and application of hydraulic systems. Topics include the operation, disassembly. failure analysis, rebuilding, testing, and troubleshooting of pumps, actuators, reservoirs, lines, fittings, fluids, hydrostatic drives, steering systems, pilot operated systems, and electronic hydraulics. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DEMT 101 Lab fee: $40.00

DEMT 112 – 3 Credits
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Integrates the study of components, operations and service procedures used to maintain heating and air conditioning systems. Laboratory experience will include components replacement and system purging, evacuating, charging, and testing. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DENT 101

DEMT 113 – 5 Credits
Fundamentals of Diesel Engine

Explores the theory of diesel engine operation, principles, and construction of two and four stroke cycle and single and multiple cylinder engines. The course covers timing the engine factory specification, the disassembly, inspection, and measurement of all parts, and comparing results to factory specifications. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042, RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082 Lab fee: $40.00

DEMT 114 – 4 Credits
Brake System Repair

Explains the procedures used to disassemble and reassemble hydraulic and air brakes. Students inspect the master cylinder and study the wheel cylinders, brake assemblies, and power brake units. Students learn how to inspect and troubleshoot air compressors, foot and hand valves, relays, tractor protection valves, air driers, moisture ejectors, cam type, wedge type air disc brakes, air brake chambers, spring brake chambers and trailer air brake systems. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DEMT 101 Lab fee: $40.00

DEMT 115 – 4 Credits
Suspension and Steering Repair

Discusses the diagnosis and repair of steering and suspension systems and their components. Students diagnose problems, disassemble and repair suspension systems and practice wheel alignment. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: DEMT 101

DEMT 181 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education/Internship I

Provides an opportunity for an off-campus work experience in Diesel and Equipment Maintenance Technology. Students receive academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience. Students are expected to work for eight weeks with a minimum of 40 hours per week under the mentorship of an experienced technician. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Completion of 12 program credits and GPA of 2.0 and signature of program coordinator.

DEMT 213 – 5 Credits
Diesel Engine Fuel Management

Covers the our major diesel fuel injection systems -- distribution pumps, inline diesel pumps, PT pump/injectors, and unit injection. Students learn to remove, test, rebuild, calibrate, time, and install fuel systems. Students also learn to operate and troubleshoot electrical fuel systems. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DEMT 101 and DEMT 113

DEMT 214 – 5 Credits
Major Diesel Engine Overhaul, Testing and Tune-up

Covers the diagnosis and testing procedures for the major engine overhaul of various diesel engines. Topics include parts estimate, removing, disassembly, failure analysis, rebuilding, dynamometer break-in installation, and final touch-up painting of the overhauled engine. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: DEMT 213

DEMT 281 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education/Internship II

Provides an opportunity for an off-campus work experience in Diesel and Equipment Maintenance Technology. Students receive academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience. Students are expected to work for eight weeks with a minimum of 40 hours per week under the mentorship of an experienced technician. This course will reinforce the objectives from the second year of the program. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Completion of 36 program credits and GPA of 2.0 and signature of program coordinator.