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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AM 143 - Brakes

1-8 Credit(s)

Braking systems found on passenger cars and light trucks. Design, function, diagnostic and repair procedures, including theory and laboratory experience in brake system fundamentals, brake safety, master cylinders, power-assist units, hydraulic lines and valves, disc brakes, drum brakes, antilock braking systems, parking brakes, and brake electrical and electronic components.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  1. Identify the relationship between parts and the components and the purpose of the components in the structure of the vehicle.
  2. Demonstrate good workmanship including such characteristics as responsibility, reliability, and proper attitudes.
  3. Illustrate manipulative skills to the limit of the student's ability producing proper procedure and work patterns in skill development.
  4. Coordinate the acquired knowledge and the skilled application.
  5. Perform hydraulic system, drum brake, disc brake, power assist unit, and antilock brake system diagnosis and repair.

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