Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 23, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHET 233 Foundation Brakes

5 credits
The study of foundation brake systems and components including purpose, nomenclature, repair, maintenance, adjustment, and drivability complaint diagnosis.

Prerequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , TRAN 125  and completion of, or concurrent enrollment in DHET 232 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful  completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate industry standard safe practices while working on foundation brake systems
  • Demonstrate understanding of foundation brake system operating concepts
  • Demonstrate repair and maintenance procedures of foundation brake systems to industry standard
  • Test foundation brake system component operation and compare to DOT specifications
  • Demonstrate how to measure lining wear and determine compare to legal limit specifications
  • Demonstrate proper adjustment procedures and inspect for travel and applied angle