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Areas of Study | | AUTO135 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO135
COURSE TITLE:Braking Systems
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
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.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate his/her knowledge of the theory and development of automobile braking systems.
  • Demonstrate the proper inspection and diagnosis of brake problems.
  • Disassemble and reassemble the complete brake system.
  • Demonstrate his/her knowledge of the operation, testing, and repair of electrical components in the braking system.
  • Inspect, test, and adjust height sensing proportional valves, power assist units, and combination valves.
  • Demonstrate his/her knowledge of the operation and maintenance of brake systems servicing equipment.
  • Demonstrate his/her understanding of the operation and servicing of modern anti-lock braking systems.
  • Demonstrate proper safety techniques when dealing with brake systems components and service procedures.
  • Develop problem solving skills.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. System Introduction and Safety
  2. Routine Maintenance, Lubricants, and Fluids
  3. Bearings and Seals
  4. Bearing Service
  5. Brake Fundamentals
  6. Mechanical and Hydraulic Fundamentals
  7. Brake Hydraulic Systems
  8. Brake Problem Diagnosis
  9. Brake Inspection
  10. Disc Brake Service
  11. Drum Brake Service
  12. Brake Hydraulic System Service
  13. Brake Electrical Service
  14. Power Brake Systems
  15. Anti-Lock Brake Systems

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All automotive classes require safety glasses and a basic tool set.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Midterm exam
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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