Introduction to Arc Welding and Cutting Processes

Arc Welding and Cutting Processes covers the introductory skills and theory of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Students learn applications in all position welding using various joint configurations. […]

Heavy-Duty Chassis Brake and Climate Control Systems

Heavy-Duty Chassis, Brake, and Climate Control Systems explores chassis frame, suspension, and undercarriage systems utilized in on- and off-highway equipment. The course covers undercarriage wear patterns and service options on […]

Electronic Troubleshooting

Electronic Troubleshooting offers an in-depth study of electronic troubleshooting techniques on various electrical systems, including transmission, hydraulic, engine, emission, and climate-control systems. Students utilize digital multimeters, basic hand tools, and […]

Mobile Hydraulics II

Mobile Hydraulics II focuses on problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques. The course introduces students to hydrostatic drive theory and operation. Students are assigned technical problems for diagnosis, which they must solve, […]

Vehicle Inspection and Commercial Driver License

In Vehicle Inspection and Commercial Driver License, students study the requirements for federal annual inspection of heavy trucks. The course also prepares students for the Commercial Driver’s License written exams.

Failure Analysis

Failure Analysis covers the fundamentals of determining the causes of component failure in diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, and chassis. Students evaluate the causes of failures and write technical reports […]

Mobile Hydraulics I

Mobile Hydraulics I offers an in-depth study of open and closed hydraulic systems. Students study various systems used in mobile equipment today. The course focuses on troubleshooting using schematics and […]

Heavy-Duty Power Trains

Heavy-Duty Power Trains provides an introduction to the theory and operation of heavy-duty vehicle power trains. The course explores the principles of torque multiplication in transmissions, differential carriers, and final […]

Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education enables students to apply learned course competencies in a real-life setting. The course provides supplemental laboratory experience on an extensive array of equipment and processes. (Prerequisites: DSL111W, 115W, […]

Fuel and Emission Systems

Fuel and Emission Systems provides an introduction to fuel and emission systems. The course covers operating theory, maintenance, testing, and trouble-shooting techniques. It breaks down the fuel system to its […]

Diesel Power Systems

Diesel Power Systems introduces students to diesel-operating theory, nomenclature, maintenance, overhaul, and troubleshooting procedures. Students learn about various secondary systems, such as exhaust, cooling, lubrication, fuel injection, and air induction.

Heavy-Duty Electrical Systems

In Heavy-Duty Electrical Systems, students explore electrical systems common to most diesel-powered equipment. Topics include cranking, charging, lighting, and accessory circuits. The course introduces students to electronic-control modules that are […]