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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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DS 158 - Heavy Equipment Chassis and Power Trains

1-12 Credit(s)

This course covers technical information and shop projects necessary for the practical application and understanding of theories and principles used in the operation, diagnosing, testing, failure analysis and repair of heavy equipment chassis and power trains. This includes the following; safety; technical information and shop projects to apply and understand theories, principles and applications; frames; suspensions; conventional steering systems; track-type undercarriages; final drives; steering mechanisms; clutches; standard transmission; on and off highway automatic transmissions; fluid couplings and torque convertors; drive lines; front and rear drive carrier units; heavy duty tires, wheels, rims, wheel hubs, dead and live axles as used in on and off highway heavy duty trucks and equipment.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate customer relations' skills
2. Explain environmental awareness in the proper handling of petroleum products and related materials used to perform service and repair in the commercial transportation truck and heavy equipment industry
3. Identify and demonstrate the principles and operation of Powertrains
4. Perform service and repair procedures on vehicles according to industry standards as they are used in the commercial transportation truck and heavy equipment industry
5. Demonstrate basic math skills using formulas to determine the following: Drive gear ratios



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