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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

DIM0850 - Heavy Equipment Brake Systems (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
150 clock hours

This course provides an introduction to the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment brake systems. The areas covered will include: air systems, air compressors, governors, air dryers, evaporators, brake control valves, disc and drum brakes, hydraulic brake systems, air over hydraulic brake systems, power assist units, ABS-anti-lock systems, and related miscellaneous mechanical/electrical components. Instruction will consist of both classroom and laboratory activities designed to meet industry standards and safety.

Prerequisite: DIM0849 (with a grade of C or higher); Corequisites: VPI0100, VPI0200, VPI0300

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