Course Outlines

Brakes — HCEM 1250

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    Instruction covers hydraulic and pneumatic brake theory and operation, component identification, application, and general repairs on heavy equipment. Safety and troubleshooting are stressed. Prerequisites: HCEM1101 or instructor's approval
  2. Course Effective Dates: 3/22/98 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Adjust air governor
    2. Adjust brake chambers
    3. Adjust hydraulic brakes
    4. Adjust slack adjustors
    5. Bleed brake system
    6. Diagnose brake problems
    7. Display shop safety
    8. Exhibit safety procedures
    9. Explain air brake operation
    10. Explain air brake supply system
    11. Explain brake tools and equipment
    12. Explain disc type brake operation
    13. Explain master cylinder operation
    14. Explain parking brake system
    15. Explain relay valve
    16. Explain safety procedures
    17. Explain shoe type brake operation
    18. Identify brake fluid
    19. Identify brake lining material
    20. Identify hydraulic brake components
    21. Inspect brake drum
    22. Inspect brake linings
    23. Replace brake shoes
    24. Service air compressor
    25. Service air reservoir(s)
    26. Service disc brake caliper
    27. Service parking brake air
    28. Service parking brake mechanical
    29. Service threadle valve
    30. Use hand tools
    31. Use specialized tooling
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted