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AMM 245
Brakes


Credits: 1- 13
Clock Hours per Quarter: 210

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:160


Description
Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems.   Students will study disc, drum and anti-lock brake systems. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites: AMM 145 and 149.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Complete work order to include customer information, vehicle identifying information, customer concern, related service history, cause and correction
  • Diagnosis and repair hydraulic systems
  • Diagnosis and repair drum brake
  • Diagnosis and repair disc brake
  • Diagnosis and repair power assistant units
  • Diagnosis and repair miscellaneous (wheel bearings, parking brakes, electrical, etc)
  • Diagnosis, remove and install antilock brake and traction control systems

  • Course Topics
  • General brake systems theory
  • Brake system diagnosis and repair
  • Safety in the shop
  • Brake system maintenance and adjustment
  • Drum brake
  • Disc brake
  • Power brake systems
  • Parking brakes
  • Anti-lock brake systems
  • Specialized tools and equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 245
    Fall 2013
    0254
    James Haun
    AMM 245
    Fall 2013
    9822
    J Hardman
    AMM 245
    Summer 2013
    9822
    J Hardman
    AMM 245
    Fall 2012
    0254
    James Haun
    AMM 245
    Fall 2012
    9822
    J Hardman


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.