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| AUTO135 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||AUTO135|
|COURSE TITLE:||Braking Systems|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||4|
|CONTACT HOURS:||Lecture 2 / Lab 2|
|DELIVERY MODE:||Classroom / Lab |
To inspect and service hydraulic disc/drum braking systems including two and four wheel ABS and traction control systems. Use of lathes and other special tools will be utilized.
COURSE OBJECTIVES / STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
- The student will understand the theory and development of automobile braking systems.
- The student will learn the proper inspection and diagnosis of brake problems.
- The student will be taught disassembly and reassembly techniques for the complete brake system.
- The student will learn the operation, testing, and repair of electrical components in the braking system.
- The student will learn the inspection, testing, and adjustment of height sensing proportional valves, power assist units, and combination valves.
- The student will learn the operation and maintenance of brake systems servicing equipment.
- The student will understand the operation and servicing of modern anti-lock braking systems.
- The student will learn proper safety techniques when dealing with brake systems components and service procedures.
- The student will develop problem solving skills.
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- System Introduction and Safety
- Routine Maintenance, Lubricants, and Fluids
- Bearings and Seals
- Bearing Service
- Brake Fundamentals
- Mechanical and Hydraulic Fundamentals
- Brake Hydraulic Systems
- Brake Problem Diagnosis
- Brake Inspection
- Disc Brake Service
- Drum Brake Service
- Brake Hydraulic System Service
- Brake Electrical Service
- Power Brake Systems
- Anti-Lock Brake Systems
*All automotive classes require safety glasses and a basice tool set.
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