SRJC Course Outlines

5/5/2021 11:10:47 PMDET 88 Course Outline as of Spring 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017 max.Lecture Scheduled68.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled8.008 min.Lab Scheduled136.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total12.00 Contact Total204.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  136.00Total Student Learning Hours: 340.00 

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 66

Catalog Description:
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The study of the transmission of power from the power source to the end function as related to heavy agricultural and industrial machinery and transportation vehicles. Lab activities include the disassembly, assessment, and reassembly of power train components.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60)


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of DET 60

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The study of the transmission of power from the power source to the end function as related to heavy agricultural and industrial machinery and transportation vehicles. Lab activities include the disassembly, assessment, and reassembly of power train components.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DET 179 ( or DET 80 or DET 60)
Recommended:Completion of DET 60
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Explain the operation of and be able to perform basic repairs on the
  following components:
     clutches and hydraulic drives
     mechanical transmissions
     hydraulic assist transmissions
     automatic transmissions
     propeller shafts
     differentials and final drives
2. Demonstrate methods and procedural practices in servicing, diagnosis,
  and repair.
3. Evaluate malfunctions and recommend remedies.
4. Use technical references properly, including repair and parts manuals.
5. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety procedures.
[Outcomes and objectives meet or exceed NATEF Applied Academic & Workplace
Skills for Medium/Heavy Truck Technicians (Reference Standard 6.5, ASE
Program Certification Standards manual, 1998).]

Topics and Scope
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Topics and Scope:
Unit 1: Power Transmission
       power transmission theory
       system operation
       system components
       system fluids
Unit 2: Clutches and Hydraulic Drives
       mechanical clutches
       hydraulic assist clutches
       fluid couplings
       torque converters
       hydraulic retarders
Unit 3: Mechanical Transmissions
       gear identification
       gear ratios
       single countershaft transmissions
       twin countershaft transmissions
Unit 4: Hydraulic Assist Transmissions
       countershaft powershift transmissions
       planetary powershift transmissions
Unit 5: Automatic Transmissions
       truck applications
       coach applications
       equipment applications
Unit 6: Propeller shafts
       universal joints
       drive shafts
       drive line angles
Unit 7: Differentials and Final Drives
       single speed differentials
       multi-speed differentials
       differential locking devices
       simple and planetary final drives
Unit 8: Power train service, diagnosis, and repair
Unit 9: Safety
       personal
       shop
       environmental

Assignments:
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Students will:
1.  Study various types of power train systems and components
2.  Perform work on power train components
3.  Research and report on a specific power train component
4.  Study and practice maintenance procedures
5.  Complete all assigned projects

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, Quizzes
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%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Heavy Duty Trucks, Robert N. Brady, Prentice Hall Pub. 1st Ed., 1997.
Heavy-Duty Truck Systems. Norman, Corinshock, Bennett, Del Mar Publishers,
2001.

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