Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-412-167 060898 Diesel Heavy Duty Brake Systems
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-412-167 DIESEL HEAVY DUTY BRAKE SYSTEMS ...Focuses on the air brake system component operation and maintenance for trucks and tractor/trailers. Students will learn to perform overhaul procedures for cam, wedge and disc air operated foundation brakes, as well as heavy-duty hydraulic brakes. It provides the opportunity for students to test and troubleshoot the entire air and hydraulic brake systems, including ABS systems found in trucks. (Prerequisite: 10-412-158, Chassis Sub-Systems)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Inspect Air Supply and Service Systems
  2. Test Air Supply and Service Systems
  3. Repair Air Supply and Service Systems
  4. Inspect Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems.
  5. Test Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems.
  6. Repair Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems.
  7. Inspect Parking Brake Systems
  8. Test Parking Brake Systems
  9. Repair Parking Brake Systems
  10. Inspect Hydraulic System
  11. Test Hydraulic System
  12. Repair Hydraulic System
  13. Inspect Hydraulic Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems
  14. Test Hydraulic Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems
  15. Repair Hydraulic Mechanical/Foundation Brake Systems
  16. Inspect Hydraulic Brake Power Assist Units
  17. Test Hydraulic Brake Power Assist Units
  18. Repair Hydraulic Brake Power Assist Units
  19. Inspect Air and Hydraulic Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) andAutomatic Traction Control (ATC)
  20. Test Air and Hydraulic Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) andAutomatic Traction Control (ATC)
  21. Repair Air and Hydraulic Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) andAutomatic Traction Control (ATC)
  22. Inspect Wheel Bearing Assemblies
  23. Repair Wheel Bearings Assemblies