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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diesel Technology: Technician Assistant (CPCC)

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  Industrial and Engineering Systems  

Intended Program Outcomes:

  • Learn to explain and demonstrate safe and efficient shop practices; types and use of personal protective equipment, and proper use of shop tools and equipment. Complete forklift training and obtain certificate
  • Learn basic electrical theory, principles of electrical circuitry, component construction and operation, and the use of a digital multi-meter
  • Diagnose and repair steering and suspension systems, and perform steering, suspension, and chassis alignment
  • Understand the design, construction, and operation of the oil fueled, compression ignition engine
  • Understand the principles of operation of power train components and application of clutches, drive shafts, manual transmissions, and differential drive axles
  • Understand the principles of operation of compressed air systems and air brake components. Study electric, hydraulic, and mechanical braking system operation
  • Practice the use of oxyacetylene and AC/DC electric welding equipment to develop skills in brazing, welding, and cutting of various types of material
  • Develop basic typing and keyboarding skills

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