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| AUTO113 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||AUTO113|
|COURSE TITLE:||Drivetrain Systems|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||4|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||180|
Theory, maintenance, and servicing of various drivetrain systems including belts and chains. The focus will be on driveshafts, axle shafts, U-joint, CV joints, transfer cases, differentials, and clutches.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Theory of Operation
- Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and design of the power transmission system which allows a vehicle to propel itself.
- Remove, disassemble, and reassemble various power transmission components.
- Inspect and diagnose drivetrain component problems.
- Repair, perform maintenance, and regular servicing techniques for a differential.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the operation, repair, maintenance, and regular servicing techniques for a clutch.
Common Applications in Modern Vehicles
- Driveshafts and axles
- Universal and CV joints
Diagnosis of Differential Problems
- Rear Wheel Drive
- Front Wheel Drive
- All Wheel Drive
Adjustments to a Differential
- Fluid leakage
- Other problem areas
Diagnosis of Clutch Problems
Replacement of Parts
- Hydraulic problems
Removal and Installation Techniques
- Seals, gaskets, CV boots
- Clutch disks, pressure plates, T.O. bearings
- Bushings, bearings, shafts
- Universal Joints, CV joints
Special Tools and Equipment
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All automotive classes require safety glasses
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore
Attendance is a must
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|