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AGC 136 Chassis and Drive Systems
Credit Hours:  1.0
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Theory of operation, diagnosis, and service and repair techniques related to manual and powershift transmissions, clutches and converters used in heavy equipment applications. The use of technical service literature, reconditioning procedures and safety are emphasized.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor


Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.Identify and apply industry safety standards.
2.List procedures on how to remove and repair major chassis and drive components.
3.Explain and apply procedures related to lifting and handling of various chassis and drive components.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet proficiencies as guided by the AED Foundation Standards for Construction Equipment Technology. (http://www.aednet.org/aed_foundation/pdf/standards-2005.pdf)
2. Use service manuals to identify manufacture’s acceptable equipment standards.