Truck and Trailer Systems
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Program Details

Ch 1: Introduction into the Trucking Industry
Introduction and Objectives; Trucking History; Truck Manufacturers; Truck Classifications; Trucking Industry Careers; Changes to the Industry; Technician Certifications; Review
Ch 2: Safety
General Safety; Fire Safety; OSHA; HAZMAT/MSDS
Ch 3: Tools and Measuring Equipment
Hand Tools; Micrometers and Precision Measuring Tools; Shop Air and Hydraulic Tools; Shop Lifting Tools and Support Stands; Lifting and Rigging
Ch 4: Basic Electrical
Ohm's Law; Meter Familiarization; Voltage Drops; Electrical Circuits; Magnetism; Components
Ch 5: Batteries
Ch 6: The Starting System
Ch 7: The Charging System
Ch 8: Lighting and Wiring
Ch 9: Computer Systems
Ch 10: Advanced Computer Systems
Ch 11: Mobile HVAC
Ch 12: Tires and Wheel Systems
Ch 13: Wheel Ends
Ch 14: Frame and Suspensions
Ch 15: Steering Systems
Ch 16: Trailers and Fifth Wheels
Ch 17: Hydraulic Brakes
Ch 18: Air Brake Foundation Brakes
Ch 19: Air Brake Air System
Ch 20: Anti-Lock Brake Systems
Ch 21: Air System Accessories
Ch 22: Drive Lines
Ch 23: Clutches
Ch 24: Drive Axles
Ch 25: Single Countershaft Manual Transmissions
Ch 26: Twin Countershaft Manual Transmissions
Ch 27: Automated Manual Transmissions
Ch 28: Automatic Transmissions
Ch 29: Allison Automatic Transmissions