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:
      • HCEM 1102: General Shop Mechanics - Introduction
    • 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: HCEM 1102 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 parking brakes.
    2. Diagnose brake problems.
    3. Exhibit safety procedures.
    4. Explain air brake operation.
    5. Explain brake tools and equipment.
    6. Explain hydraulic accumulator brake systems.
    7. Explain parking brake system and operation.
    8. Explain safety procedures.
    9. Explain shoe type brake operation.
    10. Identify brake fluid.
    11. Identify hydraulic brake components.
    12. Inspect brake linings.
    13. Replace brake shoes.
    14. Use both hand tools and 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