AT201 - Advanced Undercarriage

AT201 - Advanced Undercarriage
Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): AT102 Steering & Suspension Systems, AT103 Braking Systems. 
Co-requisites: None.
 
This course combines classroom and laboratory hands-on activities concerning the design, construction and operation of the various types of anti-lock braking systems and traction/stability control systems.  The student will also learn the principles of front and four wheel alignment and perform wheel alignments using computerized four-wheel alignment machines.  The laboratory component of the course includes various activities that follow the guidelines of the National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  A library/internet research written project concerning some aspect of a vehicle’s anti-lock braking system or the principles of wheel alignment will be assigned and is an integral component of this course.