AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS

  • Program: Medium/Heavy Truck Technology
  • Course: Air Brake Systems and Controls
  • Course #: MHTT1115
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of theory, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of air brakes and controls, including ABS brake systems.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate personal and environmental safety
Identify air-brake system fundamentals
Evaluate air-brake system operation
Identify out-of-service criteria
Perform air-brake system repairs
Document air-brake service

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MHTT1002
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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