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EPO 220 - Diesel Engineering I


Class Hours: 2, Units: 2
Prerequisite(s): None
Introduction to the internal combustion engine utilized by industry and merchant vessels. Covered topics include basic theory, history of the diesel engine, gas exchange process, engine types, engine construction, engine parts, fuel injection, and merchant vessel propulsion. All diesel engine types are covered but emphasis is given to the crosshead type slow-speed diesel engine which is the dominant form of main propulsion for the world’s merchant fleet. The course prepares students for the motor section of the USCG Third Assistant Engineer’s examination.
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