Automotive Drive Trains

Course Number: 
ATT 2040
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Automotive (ATT)
Credits 
4.00

In this course, students learn the principles of construction, design, and operation of mechanical devices used in the modern automotive drive train. Specific topics to be addressed include helical and planetary gear drive systems; torque converters; hydraulic control systems; principles of electronically-controlled transmissions; clutches; manual transmissions and transaxles; drive shafts and axles; universal and CV joints; differentials; transfer cases; and problem diagnosis and component failure analysis.

3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week

[Course fee: $175]