Catalog 2016-2017 
    Dec 11, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMPE 213 Chassis, Suspension, and Rigging

7 credits
Basic fluid power concepts and applied activities including routine maintenance, diagnosis and repair of motorcycle, marine/stern drive and outdoor power equipment. This course introduces students to basic suspension, tire, wheel and brake systems, marine controls rigging, and tilt and trim system concepts. Includes maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of motorcycle, recreational marine, and outdoor power equipment products.

Prerequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125 .

Quarters Offered: Fall, Summer

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

  • Safely use all required special tools and test equipment
  • Comply with EPA requirements for proper use and disposal of maintenance and waste products
  • Demonstrate understanding of fluid power concepts
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain motorcycle chassis systems
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain motorcycle suspension systems
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain motorcycle tire and wheel systems
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain repair marine tilt, trim, and control systems
  • Properly lay out and rig an outboard motor/stern drive
  • Use customer weight combined with service manual information to properly calculate and adjust “squat, compression and rebound adjustment” settings on a motorcycle suspension system