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DHM 157 - Introduction to Transmissions and Torque Converters


Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course is a study of various transmissions, torque converters, and differentials used in semi-truck equipment.  This includes automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, multiple gear rear ends, and synchromesh gear boxes.

Prerequisite(s): Take DHM 159  or CWE 113  and DHM 173  
Course Topics:
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Manual transmissions
  • Torque Converters
  • Differentials
  • Gear Boxes

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Safety glasses

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify clutch components and perform repair procedures
  2. Identify manual transmission components and perform repair procedures
  3. Identify differential components and perform repair procedures
  4. Identify automatic transmission components and perform repair procedures
  5. Interpret gear patterns
  6. Describe the relationship between speed and torque related to gear ratios
  7. Illustrate the power flow through a typical manual and automatic transmission

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