INTRODUCTION TO DIESEL ENGINES

  • Program: Medium/Heavy Truck Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Diesel Engines
  • Course #: MHTT1300
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of diesel engine system operation. Tune up procedures will be performed on a variety of truck diesel engines.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate personal and environmental safety
Identify diesel engine theory of operation
Identify diesel engine components
Identify diesel engine lubrication system operation
Identify diesel engine cooling system operation
Diagnose diesel engine complaints
Interpret diesel engine operating characteristics
Examine diesel engine components
Perform diesel engine tune up procedures

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MHTT1002
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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