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Winter 2022
Jan 21,2022
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DS 154 - Heavy Duty Braking Systems
This course covers technical information and shop projects necessary for the practical application and understanding of theories and principles used in the operation, diagnosis, testing, failure analysis, and repair of heavy duty braking systems. This includes the following; safety; technical information and shop projects to apply and understand theories, principles and applications including: fundamentals of braking, applied preventive maintenance program for trucks/tractors; disc; s-cam brake systems; anti-lock air brake systems; heavy duty wedge brakes; power assist units; truck/tractor air brake system components; diesel engine exhaust brakes and retarders as used in on and off highway heavy duty trucks and equipment.
1.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 288.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Advanced Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Diesel Technology


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