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  Dec 02, 2022
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DIM 0801 - Truck Brake and Hydraulic Systems

This course delivers instruction on brake systems (air and hydraulic) for medium and heavy duty trucks and basic hydraulic systems functions, diagnosis, and repairs. Essential topics include: brake linings, drum brakes, disc brakes, brake components, system operation, hydraulic systems, and air systems. Advanced topics include antilock systems, traction and stability controls, troubleshooting, and diagnostic checks. This course requires an applied skills lab where students demonstrate the skills and competencies taught in the course. Lab times require students to perform heavy lifting, standing for long periods of time, research, reading, and the application of scientific method analysis as well as performing fundamental algebra computations while working in a physically demanding environment.

Prerequisites: DIM 0004
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: None
Contact Hours: 90
Conditions: None
Degrees Offered: C.C.

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