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DT 185
Drive Trains


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 62

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:38    Lab Hours:24


Description
Study of the various components found in the power train system. Topics include theory, operation, troubleshooting, and repair of clutches, transmissions, torque converters, drive lines, differentials, and power take-off devices. This class will emphasize ASE/NATEF competency completion. Students must be seeking a certificate or degree in Diesel Equipment Mechanics.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Display knowledge of drive train theory
  • Demonstrate understanding of clutches, differentials, transmissions and torque converters
  • Tear down and rebuild such devices
  • Apply shop safety while working on drive train components
  • Identify problems in drive train systems
  • Track drive train competencies using the Skill Manager System

  • Course Topics
  • Drive train theory
  • Clutches
  • Manual Transmissions
  • Automatic Transmissions
  • Power shift Transmissions
  • Automated Transmissions
  • Torque Converters and Fluid Drives
  • Differentials
  • Drive Lines and U- Joints

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DT 185
    Fall 2014
    8917
    Dwight Penner
    DT 185
    Summer 2014
    8917
    Dwight Penner
    DT 185
    Spring 2014
    8917
    Dwight Penner
    DT 185
    Winter 2014
    8917
    Dwight Penner
    DT 185
    Fall 2013
    8917
    Dwight Penner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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