Heavy Duty Truck Brakes DIET 2015

3 Credits
This course introduces air and hydraulic brake systems used on medium/heavy duty trucks.  Classroom theory on brake systems along Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) is strongly emphasized.  Topics include:  introduction to hydraulic systems and safety; air brakes air supply and system service; air brakes mechanical service; parking brakes; hydraulic brake system and service; hydraulic brakes mechanical service; hydraulic brakes power assist units; anti-lock brake systems (ABS) and automatic traction control (ATC); and wheel bearings.
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