INTRODUCTION TO DRIVE SYSTEMS

  • Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Drive Systems
  • Course #: MMST1130
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will cover the basics of power transmission by belt, chain and gear drives. Lubrication and maintenance will be taught also. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

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:
Explain belt drive systems
Explain clutch systems
Explain chain drive systems
Identify different kinds of bearings
Identify different types of seals and their purpose
Compare differential differences
Explain power transmission transfer
Explain mechanical transmission
Explain hydrostatic transmission

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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