2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 255

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DIESELTECH
AdvancedDiesel Engines
DT
210
4.00
Prerequisite: DT101 or instructor permission. Coursemay be taken concurrentlywithDT101.
This course provides studentswith introductory level basics on diesel engines including study in components,maintenance, diagnostics
and repair. This course exceeds the student contact hours required forNATEF/ASE certification and prepares the learner for theASE
CertificationExamination inDiesel Engines and entry-level employment as an engine technician specialist. This course is repeatable for
up to fourteen credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem
ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Light DutyPerformance
DT
211
2.00
Prerequisite: None
Coursewill familiarize the studentwith specificmakes of diesel fuel injection equipment used in aworldwidemarket. Upon completion of
the course, studentswill be able to troubleshoot and service a variety of diesel powered equipment. This course satisfies 10 hours of
instruction toward completing the embeddedmath curriculum requirements, in accordancewithEmbeddedCurriculumGuidelines, Option
A.This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin theUniversity ofNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE)
ElectronicFuel Injection II
DT
217
3.00
Prerequisite: DT101, DT210, andAUTO 111 or instructor permission.
This coursewill cover advanced topics inCummins diesel powered equipment. Specific topics in preventivemaintenance, trouble shooting
and repair of computer controlled fuel injection systemswill be covered. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or
sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Steering andSuspension
DT
235
2.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides studentswith introductory level basics inMedium/HeavyDutyTruckSteering and suspension including study in
components,maintenance, diagnosis and repair.This course exceeds the student contact hours required forNATEF/ASE certification and
prepares the learner for theASECertificationExamination inLight/HeavyDutyTruckSteering andSuspensionSystemswhich assures the
learner's ability to succeed as an entry-levelmedium/heavy duty truck technician specialist.This course satisfies 5 hours toward completing
the embeddedmath curriculum requirements, in accordancewithEmbeddedCurriculumGuidelines,OptionA.This coursemay not transfer
to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin theUniversity ofNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE)
PreventiveMaintenance
DT
250
2.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides studentswith introductory level basics in preventivemaintenance including study in components,maintenance,
diagnostics and repair. This course exceeds the student contact hours required forNATEF/ASE certification and prepares the learner for
theASECertificationExamination inPreventiveMaintenancewhich assures the learner's ability to succeed as an entry-level
medium/heavy duty truck technician specialist.This course satisfies 5 hours of instruction toward completing the embeddedmath
curriculum requirements, in accordancewithEmbeddedCurriculumGuidelines,OptionA.This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate
degree of art or sciencewithin theUniversity ofNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE)
Internship inDiesel Technology
DT
290
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: DT101, 202 and 211, with 2.0average and approval of the instructor.
The purpose of this course is to provide diesel power technology studentswith the opportunity to supplement courseworkwith practical
work experience related to the student's ProgramSession I classroom and lab experience. The course is an extension to and application of
the classroom learning throughwork experience under immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the industrywork site.A
qualified facultymember directly supervises the student's internship experience byworking closelywith the student and the employer
through telephone contact, site visitations, student reports and reports from the student's supervisor. Credit is awarded (at a rate of 75 hours
ofwork per credit) for the accomplishment of individualized specific occupational learning objectiveswritten by the employer, student and
facultymember;maintenance of time sheets; and final report.Student gradeswill be assigned as a cooperative effort between the faculty
member and the job supervisor.May be repeated for 12 credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science
within the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
DRAFTING
BasicDraftingPrinciples
DFT
100
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: None
This entry level drafting course covers use of drafting instruments, lettering, perception theories, geometric andmulti-view problem
solving, sketching and dimensioning.
Print Reading for Industry
DFT
110
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designed to provide the fundamental concepts in reading technical drawings required bymachine shops, engineering, electrical
andwelding industries. The coursewill startwith simple prints and proceed tomore advanced prints. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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