Heavy Duty Braking Systems

Course Number: 
DSL 1110
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Diesel (DSL)
Credits 
3.00

This course provides a comprehensive study of the theory, design, construction, and repair of braking systems in diesel-powered equipment and the performance of wheel alignments on trucks. Topics include alignment; air braking systems; hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems; ABS and electronic brakes; and noise, vibration, and harshness.

2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week