Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

AUT 135 - Diesel Braking Systems


Description: Theory, diagnosis and repair of diesel air, hydraulic and anti-lock brake systems. Emphasis on tires and wheels, and hydraulic and air brake systems.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. Safety
  2. Foundation Brake systems
  3. Hydraulic brake systems
  4. Truck wheels and tires
  5. Air brake system
  6. Disc/drum brakes
  7. Brake power assist systems
  8. Anti-lock brake systems (ABS)

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify shop environment and hazards. (1)
  2. Determine root cause of foundation brake problems. (2)
  3. Determine root cause of hydraulic brake problems (3)
  4. Determine root cause of unusual tire problems related to wear patterns, vibration, shimmy, noise and vehicle pull. (4)
  5. Perform repair on air brake systems. (5)
  6. Perform preventative maintenance on disc and drum brake systems. (6)
  7. Determine root cause of power assisted brake problems. (7)
  8. Determine root cause of anti-lock brake (ABS) problems. (8)