Dec 06, 2023
AST 1045 - Standard Drive Train Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers the theory and operation of manual transmissions/transaxles,clutches, RWD, universal joints, FWD, constant velocity joints, differentials, and 4-wheel drive systems. Group activities and shop work include the adjustments, repair, replacement and/or rebuilding of these units. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements. This course requires completion of or to be concurrently enrolled in AST 1005 , AST 1015 , AST 1025 , and AST 1035 .
Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ENGL 0950 and RDNG 0950 or above OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051 and ESOL 0052 and ESOL 1033 OR completion of ESOL 0041 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043 with a grade of C or higher.
- Safety procedures and precautions related to automotive drive trains
- Clutch fundamentals, diagnosis, and service
- Manual transmission and transaxle fundamentals, diagnosis, and repair
- FWD fundamentals, diagnosis, and
- RWD fundamentals, diagnosis, and service
- Driveline vibration
- Maintenance and operational techniques of related tools and equipment
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- identify safety procedures and precautions related to standard drive train.
- describe standard drive train theory and operation.
- identify manual drive train components and related parts.
- rebuild manual drive train systems to industry standards.
- demonstrate the proper operation of specialty equipment and tools.
- perform NATEF tasks related to manual drive train systems
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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