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DSL 427 - Advanced Medium & Heavy Duty Electronics


3 credits
This course is designed for students majoring in Diesel Technology. Advanced medium and heavy duty electronics will get students familiarized with electronic components found on trucks and equipment. Batteries, starting, and charging systems will be tested using modern test instruments. Students will learn how to use and read wiring schematics to diagnose and troubleshoot advanced electrical circuits. Students will be introduced to principles of controller networking and telematics. Basic sensors and testing will be covered including rheostats, potentiometers, thermistors, and magnetic generators. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills as they evaluate various topics and concepts while searching for underlying connections between the concepts, which is a skill that should be beneficial in any/all types of careers. The students will increase their mechanical aptitude that can be used in many aspects of their life.



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