Course Descriptions


DTT101 - Diesel Truck Fundamentals Credits: 3
An introduction to the history, safety practices, shop equipment and employment opportunities available in the heavy truck industry. Emphasis will be placed on engine operation and basic fuel system operation past and present using modern service information and publications.

DTT102 - Preventive Maintenance Credits: 3
This course will give entry level techni- cians a solid foundation into the important task of preventive maintenance, inspection and light service. Systems covered are engine, cab, heating ventilation (HVAC), electrical, frame and suspension.
Prerequisite: DTT 101.

DTT103 - Air Brake and Suspension Systems Credits: 3
The course covers complete under vehicle air brake and suspension systems. Air brake systems principles, service and diagnostics of non antilock and antilock systems will be covered. Theory and principles of suspension systems and wheel alignment with servicing of major components on truck, tractor and trailer are studied.

DTT104 - Diesel Fuel Systems Credits: 3
A theoretical study of specialized diesel components with emphasis on injection pumps, governors and electronic fuel in- jection, dynamic timing, injector nozzle cleaning, trouble-shooting, service and repair.
Prerequisites: DTT 101, AUT 101, 117.

DTT105 - Medium/Heavy Truck Drive Train Credits: 3
This Course will cover the theoretical operation and systematical diagnostic approach to unit repair and service maintenance of clutch, drive line, manual and automated manual transmissions used within the medium/heavy truck industry past and present. Repair procedures will be performed by students.