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2014 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
39615 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 2/26
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 2/26
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 2/26

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $697 (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
1:00p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/24
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
1:00p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/24
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
1:00p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/24

No notes

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39286 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/9 - 4/28
ROBT 114
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/9 - 4/28

No notes

Tuition and fees: $632 (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 Mike Bell
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 12:00p
3/5 - 5/2

No notes

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

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39284 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 114
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/12 - 2/24
ROBT 117
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/12 - 2/24

No notes

Tuition and fees: $538 (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
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 - 10:00p
3/9 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
3/9 - 5/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
3/9 - 5/2

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 - 4:30p
1/12 - 3/2
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 4:30p
1/12 - 3/2
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 4:30p
1/12 - 3/2

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
1/12 - 3/4
Technical Ed Center 114
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 3/4
Technical Ed Center 217
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 3/4

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
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
52183 J01
ARR
5/19 - 8/9

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

No notes

Tuition and fees: $2894 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 291
3 CR
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52182 J01 Tom Dolan
ARR
5/19 - 8/9

Pass/Fail grading.

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

Tuition and fees: $618 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2014 Fall Classes

DESL Diesel Technology

Prepares students to effectively perform visual inspections and preventative maintenance operations at different levels on machines. Also covers proper lubricants, fluids, and fittings. Types and uses of machines, proper tooling, basic mechanical systems, and safety are stressed. Introduction to various machine systems and adjustments are included.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79770 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 114
Friday
9:00a - 3:15p
10/10 - 11/21
Technical Ed Center 218
Friday
9:00a - 3:15p
10/10 - 11/21
Technical Ed Center 217
Friday
9:00a - 3:15p
10/10 - 11/21

No notes

Tuition and fees: $478 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 110
6 CR
This course covers all aspects of diesel engines that are used in modern heavy equipment including marine, truck and stationary applications. Troubleshooting, repair, parts reuse, and engine rebuilding are included. One full day each week is spent in the lab rebuilding a diesel engine. Students can bring their own diesel engine to rebuild with the permission of the instructor.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79771 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 217
Monday
9:00a - 11:30a
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 218
Monday
9:00a - 11:30a
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 114
Wednesday
9:00a - 4:00p
9/2 - 12/13

Wednesday meetings include one-half hour lunch.

Tuition and fees: $1384 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79772 J02 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 114
Monday
9:00a - 4:00p
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 217
Wednesday
9:00a - 11:30a
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 218
Wednesday
9:00a - 11:30a
9/2 - 12/13

No notes

Tuition and fees: $1384 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
81899 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
9/29 - 10/24

Pass/Fail grading.

This course is part of a cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR S129 BST, if they have had it in the recent past at UAS.

Tuition and fees: $1074 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 121
3 CR
Covers history and origins of electrical theory through the generation of electricity. Includes diagnosis, minor repair and general service of alternators, starters and batteries.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79773 J01 Ray Kaiser
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
9/2 - 10/16
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
9/2 - 10/16
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
9/2 - 10/16

No notes

Tuition and fees: $702 (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
81901 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 12:00p
11/3 - 11/21

This course is part of a cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR S129 BST, if they have had it in the recent past at UAS.

Tuition and fees: $537 (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
81902 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Thursday
1:00p - 4:00p
12/11 - 12/11
ROBT 117
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
12/12 - 12/19

This course is part of a cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR S129 BST, if they have had it in the recent past at UAS.

Tuition and fees: $358 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 131
3 CR
Theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive electrical systems, to include testing tools, schematics, and computers.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79811 J01 Tom Dolan
Technical Ed Center 218
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
10/21 - 12/9
Technical Ed Center 114
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
10/21 - 12/9
Technical Ed Center 217
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
10/21 - 12/9

Prerequisite:DESL/AUTO S121.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $702 (additional charges may apply)

Preventative maintenance course designed for boat mates and engineers. Includes repair, troubleshooting, adjustment, and installation of vessel hydraulics.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79776 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 216
Tue, Thu, Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
12/2 - 12/5
Technical Ed Center 105
Tue, Thu, Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
12/2 - 12/5

Pass/Fail grading.

Course meeting times include one-half hour for lunch.

Tuition and fees: $244 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
81903 K01 Lawrence O'Loane
ROBT 117
Mon - Fri
9:00a - 4:00p
12/1 - 12/10
ROBT 117
Thursday
9:00a - 12:00p
12/11 - 12/11

This course is part of a cohort. Students must register for all courses in the cohort with the exception of MTR S129 BST, if they have had it in the recent pas at UAS.

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

DESL 263
3 CR
A study in the operation, maintenance and repair of marine transmissions and other shipboard gearing units like winches and stern drives.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79777 J01 Neil Voelckers
Technical Ed Center 218
Tuesday
9:00a - 1:30p
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 217
Tuesday
9:00a - 1:30p
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 114
Tuesday
9:00a - 1:30p
9/2 - 12/13
Technical Ed Center 217
Thursday
9:00a - 1:30p
9/4 - 9/4

Course meeting times include one-half hour for lunch.

Tuition and fees: $702 (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
79779 J01 Tom Dolan
ARR
9/2 - 12/13

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

No notes

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

DESL 291
3 CR
Internships are experience-based courses that place a student in an organization under the supervision of both a qualified professional on the site and a faculty member from the academic discipline. Students must be admitted to a university program, and show educational preparedness for the internship and its connection to their academic goals.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79778 J01 Tom Dolan
ARR
9/2 - 12/13

Pass/Fail grading.

Prerequisite: Requires signed instructor approval form.

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

 
 
 

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