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Diesel Power Train Theory

Course Number: 10412110
Credits: 1.00

Course Description

10-412-110 DIESEL POWER TRAIN THEORY ...theory of power train components, coupling systems, hydraulic retarders, mechanical transmissions, drive shafts, final drives, gear reduction boxes, planetary gear sets, chain-type final drive, belt drive systems. (Corequisite: 10-412-100, Diesel Lab Operations)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Explain the purpose and fundamentals of gears used in mobile heavy equipment
  2. Explain the function and fundamentals of clutches used with mobile heavy equipment
  3. Describe the operation of manual transmissions
  4. Explain the operation and power flow of automatic and power shift transmissions used in mobile heavy equipment
  5. Describe the operation of torque convertors
  6. Describe the principle operation of driveshafts
  7. Outline overhaul procedures common to axles and differentials used in mobile heavy equipment