Catalog 2020-2021

DIET 2010 Truck Brake Systems (1-7-4)

This course introduces air and hydraulic brake systems used on medium and heavy duty trucks. Classroom instruction emphasizes brake systems theory and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Topics include hydraulic systems and safety, air brakes air supply and system service, air brakes mechanical service, parking brakes, hydraulic brake system and service, hydraulic brakes mechanical service, hydraulic brakes power assist units, anti-lock brake systems and automatic traction control, and wheel bearings.

Offered Summer


Prerequisites/Corequisites: DIET 1000, DIET 1010

Syllabus for this course