DESL 1640-01 - Diesel Fuel System and Tuning

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the air and fuel delivery systems, emission control devices and engine retarders that are currently used in the industry. Students will be instructed on the proper troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of the systems. DESL 1640 Diesel Fuel Systems and Tuning is a required course to obtain an Associates of Applied Science Degree or Certificate of Completion in Diesel Technology. This is a 4 credit class meets twice a week, 6 hours a day for 8 weeks. This class spends 2 hour in a classroom and 4 hours in the lab doing hands on troubleshooting. Homework is assigned before classes and materials are designed to help the student understand the subject matter of that particular class.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Northern Wyoming Community College
Project Name:
Pathways to Success in a Technical Career: Leveraging TAACCCT Projects to Improve Programs
diesel, diesel fuel systems, diesel tuning

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC, L & H Industrial Inc
Industry Sector:
Other Services (except Public Administration) -- Repair and Maintenance (811)
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (49-3031)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
8 weeks
English (United States)
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Quality Note:
Faculty sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which lists the requirements of the course development process and the course review process. This MOU includes a quality matters review by our Distance Learning Department, a subject matter expert review, and a grant requirements review.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Diesel Technology Certificate


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