Diesel Technology (DEMR)

DEMR 1229  Preventative Maintenance  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This is an introductory course designed to provide the student with basic knowledge of proper servicing practices. Contents includes record keeping and condition of major systems.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1301  Shop Safety and Procedures  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is a study of shop safety, rules, basic shop tools, and test equipment.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1306  Diesel Engine I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of diesel engines and systems.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1317  Basic Brake Systems  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of brake systems of diesel powered equipment, with an emphasis on maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1405  Basic Electrical Systems  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to basic principles of electrical systems of diesel powered equipment with emphasis on starters, alternators, batteries, and regulators.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1410  Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to testing and repairing diesel engines including related systems and specialized tools.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1413  Fuel Systems  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an in-depth coverage of fuel injector pumps and injection systems.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1421  Power Train I  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to fundamental repair and theory of power trains including clutches, transmissions, drive shafts, and differentials. Emphasis on inspection and repair.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 1423  Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning theory, testing and repair, with an emphasis on refrigerant reclamation, safety procedures, specialized tools and repairs.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 2266  Field Experience-Diesel Mechanics  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 16 Lab)  

This course offers practical and general workplace training supported by an individual learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

Prerequisite(s): 15 credit hours in diesel technology at San Jacinto College
Course Type: Technical

DEMR 2334  Advanced Diesel Tune-up and Troubleshooting  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course includes advanced concepts and skills required for tune-up and troubleshooting procedures of diesel engines. Emphasis on the science of diagnostics with a common sense approach.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 2412  Diesel Engine Testing and Repair II  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a continuation of Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I. It includes coverage of testing and repairing diesel engines including related systems and specialized tools.

Course Type: Technical

DEMR 2432  Electronic Controls  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers advanced skills in diagnostic and programming techniques of electronic control systems.

Course Type: Technical