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AGST 2410 - Diesel Engines I

Theory of operation, design and construction of four stroke cycle engines. Safe and proper operation of engine test equipment; including Dynamometer setup and operation, cylinder compression, cylinder balance, and cylinder leakage testing. Theory of operation, design, construction and safe procedures for repair and maintenance of cooling systems for AG equipment engines. Theory of operation, design and construction of the engine valve trains. Safe and proper use of valve train service tools for disassembly, inspecting, measuring, reconditioning and adjusting diesel engine cylinder heads and valve operating mechanisms. Theory and design of diesel fuel injection systems, including fuels, nozzles, governors, fuel flow, filtering, handling, and storage. Diagnostics, testing, repair of pumps and nozzles, and common rail (hydraulic) and electronic operated systems. Fundamentals of safety while servicing and repairing fuel systems is emphasized.

Location: M
Credits: 6
Classroom Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 135
Prerequisite(s): AGST 1220 , AGST 1240 , AGST 1260