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| AUTO244 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||AUTO244|
|COURSE TITLE:||Alignment & Balance|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||2|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||90|
Two and four wheel alignment principles, wheel balancing, and tire service.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the various kinds of front suspensions and steering systems by their construction and operating characteristics.
- Inspect steering and suspension parts.
- Use the service manual to repair or replace worn steering and suspension parts.
- Balance most types of wheels using static or dynamic methods.
- Identify and explain the purpose of the five angles that are the foundation of front wheel alignment
- Check and perform a four wheel alignment
- Service wheel bearings
- Road test a vehicle after repair and adjustment
- Explain the need for four-wheel alignment
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- Steering angles
- Steering and suspension problems
- Alignment equipment and techniques
- Tire balancing and equipment
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
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.|