SRJC Course Outlines

9/20/2019 8:59:17 AMDET 188 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DET 188Title:  HEAVY-DUTY POWER TRAIN  
Full Title:  Heavy-Duty Power Train Systems
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: 
Formerly:  DET 88

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:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179

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:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DET 179
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Inspect, diagnose and repair heavy duty drivetrain components
2.  Interpret and understand repair manuals for repair of drive train components
 

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Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Explain the operation of, evaluate and perform 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. Use technical references properly, including repair and parts manuals.
3. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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I. Power Transmission
    A. Power transmission theory
    B. System operation
    C. System components
II. Clutches
    A. Single disc clutches
    B. Twin disc clutches
    C. Clutch controls
    D. Torque converters
III. Manual Transmissions
    A. Gear identification
    B. Gear ratios
    C. Single countershaft transmissions
    D. Twin countershaft transmissions
IV. Automatic Transmissions
    A. Torque converters
    B. Operation principles
    C. Shift control
V. Driveshaft Assemblies
    A. Universal joints
    B. Drive shafts
    C. Drive line angles
VI. Differentials and Final Drives
    A. Single speed differentials
    B. Multi-speed differentials
    C. Differential locking devices
    D. Simple and planetary final drives
VII. Electronically Controlled Transmissions
VIII. Power Train Service, Diagnosis, and Repair
    A. Repair and parts manuals
    B. Technical service bullitens
IX. Safety
    A. Personal
    B. Shop
    C. Environmental
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Read 25 to 50 pages a week
2. Ten to fifteen exams including final
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Inspect and adjust clutch assemblies
2. Disassemble, inspect and reassemble a transmission
3. Disassemble, inspect and adjust a final drive assembly
4. Complete NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) recommended
    task sheets
5. Daily work logs (work assigned, work completed)

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 - 25%
Daily Work Logs
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%
Task sheets of transmission disassembly, inspection, and assembly
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 25%
Clutch inspection, Final drive adjustments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Exams including final
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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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems. Duffy, Owen and Wright, Gus. Jones and Bartlett. 2016
Fundamentals of Mobile Heavy Equipment. Wright, Gus and Duffy, Owen and Heard, Scott.. Jones and Bartlett. 2019
Instructor prepared materials

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