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Diesel Power Train Theory

Credits: 1
Course Number: 10-412-110

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. (Prerequisite: 10-412-101, Diesel Service Fundamentals)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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What will I learn?

  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

Class Details

Class Number:
Fall 2024
Stephen Bretl
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$190.10 *

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
10/30/24 - 11/20/24 W
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sturgeon Bay Campus Room SC133
10/30/24 - 11/20/24 W
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Sturgeon Bay Campus Room SC133
11/20/24 W
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sturgeon Bay Campus Room SC133

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost