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Suspension and Steering

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
HET 233 2 4 0 4
Prerequisite

None

Corequisite

None

Description

This course introduces the theory and principles of medium and heavy duty steering and suspension systems. Topics include wheel and tire problems, frame members, fifth wheel, bearings, and coupling systems. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, adjust, and repair suspension and steering components on medium and heavy duty vehicles.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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