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Suspension/Steering and Brakes

Course Code PRST-106
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course is an introduction to Kinetic Energy, Handling Dynamics, Characteristics of materials, Frames Types and Damage, Steering Designs, Wheel Bearings, Suspension Types, Ball Joints, King Pins, Tire and Rim Fundamentals, Brake Fundamentals, Disc and Drum Brake Systems, Dry park Testing, Nitrogen systems, Brake Hydraulics and Brake fluids. Individual components, construction, operating principles, testing and servicing will be covered.