SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 7:07:49 AMDET 88 Course Outline as of Spring 2009

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 88Title:  HEAVY-DUTY POWER TRANS  
Full Title:  Heavy-Duty Power Transmissions
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled39.38
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.258 min.Lab Scheduled39.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.50 Contact Total78.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  78.75Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:  AGMEC 88
Formerly:  DET 66

Catalog Description:
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In depth study of heavy duty drivetrain. Course covers theory, operation, diagnosis, service and overhaul of clutches, manual transmissions and rear axle assemblies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in DET80 and Eligibility for ENGL100 or ESL100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In depth study of heavy duty drivetrain. Course covers theory, operation, diagnosis, service and overhaul of clutches, manual transmissions and rear axle assemblies.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in DET80 and Eligibility for ENGL100 or ESL100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2014
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Explain the operation of, evaluate and perform basic repairs on the following components:
     a. clutches
     b. manual transmissions
     c. automatic transmissions
     d. drivelines
     e. differentials and final drives
     f. electronic transmission controls
2. Demonstrate methods and procedural practices in servicing, diagnosis, and repair.
3. Evaluate malfunctions and propose remedies.
4. Use technical references properly, including repair and parts manuals.
5. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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1. Power Transmission
       a. power transmission theory
       b. system operation
       c. system components
2. Clutches
       a. mechanical clutches
       b. hydraulic assist clutches
       c. fluid couplings
       d. torque converters
       e. hydraulic retarders
3. Mechanical Transmissions
       a. gear identification
       b. gear ratios
       c. single countershaft transmissions
       d. twin countershaft transmissions
4. Automatic Transmissions
       a. torque converters
       b. operation principles
       c. shift control
5. Driveshaft Assemblies
       a. universal joints
       b. drive shafts
       c. drive line angles
6. Differentials and Final Drives
       a. single speed differentials
       b. multi-speed differentials
       c. differential locking devices
       d. simple and planetary final drives
7. Power train service, diagnosis, and repair
8. Safety
       a. personal
       b. shop
       c. environmental

Assignments:
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Students will:
1.  Work on power train components
2.  Reading - 40 pages a week
3.  Study and practice maintenance procedures
4.  Lab reports
5.  Assigned projects.
6.  3-5 multiple choice tests.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Lab reports and projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
structured lab exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Tests, multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Heavy Duty Truck Systems, Sean Bennett, Ian Andrew Norman, Thompson Delmar
Learning. 4th edition, 2006

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