Brakes, Suspension, and Driveline

Brakes, Suspension, and Driveline - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
AUTM 2011 Suspension, Steering and Alignment
Description
AUTM 2011 This course teaches suspension systems using leaf springs, coil springs, McPherson struts, and torsion bars. Steering systems using manual and power rack and pinion, recirculating ball steering gears. Alignment angles and their relationship to vehicle handling. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: AUTM2011

3
AUTM 2025 Brakes
Description
AUTM 2025 This course includes basic principles of brakes, hydraulic system basics, disc and drum brakes, parking brakes, anti-lock brakes and power assist units. Emphasis will be placed on operation, diagnosis and repair of various types of braking systems. Prerequisites: AUTM2100

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 01/27/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: AUTM2025

3
AUTM 2032 Manual Trans-Transaxle, Clutches, Transfer Cases and Differentials
Description
AUTM 2032 This course will cover the operation and proper repair procedures of current differentials, manual transmissions, transaxles, and transfer cases used on late model vehicles. It also covers the operation and proper repair procedures for locking hubs in four-wheel drive vehicles.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 12/11/2009 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: AUTM2032

3
AUTM 2100 Basic Automotive Electricity
Description
AUTM 2100 This course covers basic automotive electrical theories, diagnosis, and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata, Mitchell and your textbook.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: AUTM2100

1
AUTM 2205 Advanced Driveline and Chassis Systems
Description
AUTM 2205 This course includes the advanced diagnosis and electrical repairs of the driveline components. Emphasis will be placed on anti-lock brakes and traction control.

Credits: 5

Effective Dates: 06/01/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: AUTM2205

5
Total Core Credits: 15

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
General Education Elective(s)** 3
Total General Education Credits: 3
Total Program Credits: 18
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.