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2015 Spring Classes

DESL Diesel Technology

This course is perfect for the owner/operator of a diesel engine in a boat, pick-up, or other application. The course is designed to familiarize students with diesel engine operation, maintenance, and minor repairs. At least half of each class period is spent working on real diesel engines in our well equipped lab. No tools or previous mechanical experience is needed. Learn to be comfortable owning or operating your diesel engine.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
40842 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
2/23 - 3/29
ROBT 117
Saturday
9:00a - 1:00p
2/23 - 3/29

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $562 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 125
3 CR
Basic laws governing hydraulic design, layout and application. Introduction to components to include: disassembly and reassembly of pumps, motors, control valves and cylinders. Understanding of hoses, pipe fittings, seals and gaskets.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37186 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/26
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/26
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/26

No notes

Tuition and fees: $707 (additional charges may apply)

This class will cover application, system operations, maintenance and safety principals of refrigeration. Students will learn about components making up a refrigerant. Troubleshooting and avoiding common problems included.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37177 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $493 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 180
3 CR
Study of AC power generation methods used in marine and industrial applications. The interface of diesel engines to power generation is strongly emphasized. Covers AC generation theory, safety, regulation, installation, troubleshooting, and repair of the types of units commonly used in Southeast Alaska.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37178 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 218
Saturday
9:00a - 1:00p
1/12 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Saturday
9:00a - 1:00p
1/12 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Saturday
9:00a - 1:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: AUTO/DESL S121.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $707 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 225
3 CR
Advanced hydraulics systems incorporating variable displacement pumps, proportional control valves, hydraulic load sensing systems, and hydrostatic power trains. Schematic interpretation, testing, and adjusting of hydraulic and electronic controls are emphasized. Course includes classroom and hands-on labs.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37179 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
3/3 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
3/3 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
3/3 - 5/2

Prerequisite: DESL S125 or DESL S161 with a C or higher, or instructor permission.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $712 (additional charges may apply)

An in-depth study of the various types of braking systems used in current trucks and heavy equipment applications. This course also prepares the student to take the State of Alaska Commercial Driver's License (CDL) "class B" written exam and obtain a 2-year CDL temporary learner's permit.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37180 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 218
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:00p
1/12 - 3/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:00p
1/12 - 3/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:00p
1/12 - 3/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $488 (additional charges may apply)

A thorough study of heavy equipment frames and suspension systems and their components. Adjustments, repairs and cautions along with tire and track alignments.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37181 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 218
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 4:00p
3/4 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 4:00p
3/4 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 4:00p
3/4 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $488 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 260
3 CR
Basic operation and repair of heavy equipment components from the flywheel to the wheels or tracks: clutches, transmissions, transfer cases, differentials, multi-speed rear ends, and final drives.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37182 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 218
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
3/4 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
3/4 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
3/4 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $707 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 261
3 CR
Mechanical and electrical systems on pleasure and commercial vessels. Includes engine installation, shaft alignment, propeller calculation, fuel and water systems, and other marine system design and installation. Should be taken concurrently with DESL S262.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37183 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 217
Friday
9:30a - 12:30p
1/12 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 218
Friday
9:30a - 12:30p
1/12 - 5/2

No notes

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

Supplements DESL S261 with specific exercises. Engine, shaft and propeller, exhaust, electrical and other systems are designed, installed and tested. Should be taken concurrently with DESL S261.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37184 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 114
Friday
1:00p - 5:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $508 (additional charges may apply)

This unpaid internship fulfills the United States Coast Guard's large vessel engine room sea time requirement of six months needed prior to taking the USCG oiler examination and receiving a USCG merchant mariner's document (Z card) with an oiler endorsement. The student will work in the engine room onboard an Alaska Marine Highway ferry in Southeast Alaska.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37187 J01
ARR
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Completion of the Marine Engine Room Preparation Certificate, a valid USCG wiper Z card, and instructor permission.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to register. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees: $2990 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 291
3 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37185 J01 Tom Dolan
ARR
1/12 - 5/2

Pass/Fail grading.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to register. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2014 Summer Classes

DESL Diesel Technology

This unpaid internship fulfills the United States Coast Guard's large vessel engine room sea time requirement of six months needed prior to taking the USCG oiler examination and receiving a USCG merchant mariner's document (Z card) with an oiler endorsement. The student will work in the engine room onboard an Alaska Marine Highway ferry in Southeast Alaska.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51666 J01
ARR
5/18 - 8/8

Prerequisite: Completion of the Marine Engine Room Preparation Certificate, a valid USCG wiper Z card, and instructor permission.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to register. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees: $2990 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 291
3 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51665 J01
ARR
5/18 - 8/8

Pass/Fail grading.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to register. Contact your advisor to arrange internship.

Tuition and fees: $642 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2014 Fall Classes

 
 
 

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