Oct 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

AU 170 - Automotive Brakes


Credit Hours: 2

Theoretical and practical study of the brake system. Areas covered include computerized brake systems, manual and power systems, drum and disc brakes, inspection and repair.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • understand the function of and proper repair of all components related to the operation of the disc brake systems.
  • understand the function and proper repair of all components related to the operation of the drum brake systems
  • understand proper measuring techniques for the measurement of rotor thickness, drum diameter and wheel hub run out with the usage of a dial indicator, drum micrometer and an outside micrometer.
  • understand proper machining techniques for both brake drums and rotors including both on and off the vehicle equipment.
  • understand the operation and diagnostic procedures of all components related to anti-lock and/or traction control systems on a given vehicle.


Concurrent Registration: AU 171
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