Off Road Drivelines DIET 2011

6 Credits

(Co-requisites: DIET 1000) This course introduces power trains used on heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders, back-hoe loaders and skidders. Classroom and lab instruction on components and systems with use and interpreting testing and diagnosing equipment are highly emphasized. Topics include: power train theory and principles, clutches, manual transmissions, drive shafts, differentials, final drives, special drives, final drive failure analysis, torque converters, hydraulically shifted transmissions, electronic transmissions, hydrostatic transmissions, and transmission failure analysis. A $25 fee is associated with this course due to the cost of gaskets and hydraulic fluids.

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