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DIE 215 Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems
Credit Hours:  8
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 18 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed:  


Description: Theory, operation, and components of electrical and electronic circuits.
An application of electrical/electronic principles and theories emphasizing electrical system anomaly diagnostics and repair/replacement of components.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Model safe procedures in the workplace, per OSHA.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the theory of electron flow, Ohm's Law, and basic electrical theory.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe components of series and parallel electrical circuits.
4. (Synthesis Level) Construct simple electrical circuits.
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the operation of digital multi-meters in measuring volts, amps, and ohms.
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe the role of magnetism, electromagnetism, and electromagnetic induction in electrical system components.
7. (Comprehension Level) Describe the theory of operation and the role of semi-conductors in circuits.
8. (Application Level) Trace the flow of electricity in a wiring diagram.
9. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the functions of electrical circuits and components.
10. (Comprehension Level) Describe how a chemical electron pump changes energy levels.
11. (Comprehension Level) Describe how electromagnetic principles and electromagnetic induction apply to electrical and electronic subsystems.
12. (Comprehension Level) Describe the theory of operation of an electric motor.
13. (Synthesis Level) Locate and resolve failure concerns in electric motors using test equipment and knowledge of theory of operation.
14. (Comprehension Level) Describe the function of input sensors and the outputs of heavy equipment Power-train Control Modules (PCM) and other electronic control components.
15. (Synthesis Level) Locate and resolve failure code concerns in electronic controls as applied to diesel engines, hydraulic components, and heavy equipment accessories.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
All learning outcomes meet AED Technical Standards for Construction Equipment Technicians.