Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

DISL 22 - R &Amp; R Components

  • Prerequisite: DISL 20

DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and hands-on training in the safe and proper techniques for the removal and replacement of S-Cam brakes, spring brake chamber, diaphragm, and wedge brakes; differentials, transmissions, and clutch assemblies; axle shafts, wheel bearings, and wheels (tire and rim assembly); front and rear spring assemblies, spring center bolts; walking beams; torque arms; drive shafts; and batteries, starters, fan belts, headlight and stop light bulbs. Adjustment of brakes, clutches, torque arms, wheel bearings, fan belts, and headlights follows manufacturer's specifi cations.

90 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of DISL 22, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to safely raise, support and lower truck suspension and frame
  • Communicate with fellow co-students and instructors when working on projects
  • Evaluate the many different methods to remove, raise lower support, and install components safety, technique and efficiency
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping by keeping clean and organized work areas
  • Match the names of major components and their function from the R &R project list
  • Select and demonstrate safe and correct hands on technics during project assignments
  • Discuss weight, stability, balance, leverage and alignment as they relate to projects
  • Describe why adjustments are needed on selected project components
  • Perform proper adjustments to selected project components
  • Look up and record specifications used in torquing hardware
  • Fill out project sheet information and comments

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