Fundamentals of Diesel Equipment Technology WVEIS Code 1751
This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of diesel equipment technology. Students
will become familiar with the proper use of hand and power tools, precision measureme nt, and
basic oxyacetylene welding and electric welding; identify, tear down, clean, inspect and rebuild
various components of an engine.
Standard 1: Identify, explore, and evaluate career opportunities related to diesel
equipment technology. (1751.S.1)
Diesel Equipment Technology Objectives
1751.1.1 Describe a variety of careers related to diesel equipment technology, and the training necessary
to be successful in those careers.
1751.1.2 Develop appropriate attitudes and behaviors required to succeed in careers in the field of diesel
1751.1.3 Identify sources of information about careers in diesel equipment technology.
Standard 2: Demonstrate knowledge of basic safety rules and equipment as it relates to
diesel equipment technology. (1751.S.2)
Basic Safety Rules and Equipment Objectives
1751.2.1 Recognize and follow general safety guidelines, including the selection and use of protective
equipment and fire extinguishers.
1751.2.2 Describe safety precautions necessary when using hazardous materials.
1751.2.3 Describe the precautions to be taken when welding in confined areas.
Standard 3: Identify basic hand tools used in diesel equipment technology and perform
various operations. (1751.S.3)
Basic Hand Tools Objectives
1751.3.1 Choose the proper hand tools for given applications and describe the proper care and
maintenance of each.
1751.3.2 Demonstrate adjustments necessary with each tool.
1751.3.3 Drill holes with a drill press.
1751.3.4 Read micrometer and venire micrometer settings.
1751.3.5 Select tools used to restore external and internal threads.
Standard 4: Demonstrate knowledge of fasteners. (1751.S.4)
1751.4.1 Identify typical fasteners, including washers, devices for locking nuts or bolts, and common
types of snap rings and use them in given applications.
Standard 5: Demonstrate knowledge of basic diesel test equipment. (1751.S.5)
Basic Diesel Test Equipment Objective
1751.5.1 Identify and use various types of test equipment and service tools.
Standard 6: Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of two and four stroke cycle
engine operation. (1751.S.6)
Cycle Engine Operation Objectives
1751.6.1 Review the operation of a two stroke and four stroke engine.
1751.6.2 Identify basic parts of a diesel engine.
Standard 7: Demonstrate knowledge of diesel fuel, engine lubricating oils, and coolants.
Diesel Fuel, Engine Lubricating Oils, and Coolants Objectives
1751.7.1 Define terms and grades associated with diesel fuels, lubricants and coolants meeting ASTM
1751.7.2 List four functions of engine oil and engine oil additives.
1751.7.3 Identify oil contaminants.
1751.7.4 Identify types of cooling systems used on modern engines.
1751.7.5 Explain the function of the parts of a liquid cooling system.
1751.7.6 Identify requirements of a good antifreeze.