Course Content and Outcome Guide for DS 9112
- Course Number:
- DS 9112
- Course Title:
- Sm Mar Diesel Eng Maint & T/U
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- Lecture Hours:
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Course DescriptionAnalyze and diagnose each supporting system of the small diesel engine to properly tune the engine for maximum performance. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
This is an outcome-based course utilizing a lecture/lab format and includes videos, demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on learning.
Course Activities and Design
¢ Troubleshoot a diesel fuel system and marine cooling system.
¢ Demonstrate how to troubleshoot an electrical circuit.
¢ Demonstrate how to troubleshoot a marine cooling system.
¢ Demonstrate safe work procedures.
¢ Learn the relationship between horsepower and propellers.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
¢ Written multiple choice, true/false and short answer tests.
¢ Hands on practical tests.
¢ Work ethics.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Knowledge of how and why Marine engines and electrical systems work.
¢ Learn, lubrication, mechanical and electrical systems as relates to marine Diesel engines.
¢ Learn history and theory of Marine diesel systems.
¢ Learn about Marine electrical systems and their proper repair.
¢ Learn about and demonstrate the proper alignment of propeller shaft to the engine.
Skills in Marine engine failure diagnosis.
¢ Learn to recognize failures and their causes.
¢ Learn to properly evaluate a failure and find the reason for the failure.
Practice personal safety.
¢ Learn and practice personal safety by wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
¢ Learn and practice shop cleanliness.
¢ Learn and practice tool maintenance and safety.