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AGC 249 Diesel Engines I Lab
Credit Hours:  3.0
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 9 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Application of the principles relative to diesel engines consisting of disassembly, inspection, measurement, and reassembly of engines and sub systems. Industry safety standards will be applied.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor to enroll in course.


Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.Demonstrate various safety precautions that should be employed while working with diesel engines.
2.Perform repairs on the following subsystems: lubrication, cooling, intake/exhaust, and fuel.
3.Complete repair techniques on major parts of a diesel engine.
4.Troubleshoot, diagnosis, and repair given problems with a variety of diesel fuel systems.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Perform the manipulative skills required to satisfactorily complete the lab assignments to meet the manufacture’s written specifications.
2. Receive a rating greater than two on the course performance standard check sheet. (Approved by the AGC Mechanics Training Committee)
3. Submit a signed work log documenting 96 hours of chassis and drive systems work verified by the apprentice’s supervisor.