Basic Light Diesel Technology

Course Overview

Course Code: AUTO-180

Department: Automotive Technology

Credit Hours: 4.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

Orientation to compression ignition engines, their history, principles of operation, design features, operational cycles, fuels, lubrication, and fuel delivery, as well as the advantages and disadvantages when compared to spark-ignited engines. The fundamentals of the theory and operation are covered, as well as the service of today's light diesel engine. ASE A-9 certification learning objectives are addressed in this course. Co-requisite or Prerequisite: AUTO 119

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2025

Section Name: AUTO-180-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 12

Faculty Name: K. Wheeler

Min Credits: 4.00


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