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HET 160 - Heavy Equipment Diesel Engines

Unit(s): 4.00

Prerequisite: HET 107
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to familiarize the students with the mechanical aspects of the Heavy Equipment diesel engines. Topics covered include engine terminology, designs, theory of operation, construction, disassembly, cleaning, components inspection, failure analysis, and reassembly. In addition, proper shop and personal safety, correct usage of shop and hand tools, precision measuring instruments, critical fasteners, and how to use manufacturer’s service specifications information will also be covered.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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