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Basic Transit Brake Systems & Troubleshooting - Foundation Brakes - #SC-BR-1300-I

Prerequisites: None.

Course Description: The course covers primarily Foundation Brake Systems. The course covers at the introductory level theory (physics), inspection and maintenance, trouble shooting and repair as well as guided hands on exercises to reinforce learning outcomes.

Course Benefits: This course is designed such that successful course completers will be capable to apply the principles of repair and basic troubleshooting of Transit Foundation Brake Systems in the work place. The course focuses on the most commonly performed maintenance and trouble-shooting work on W Series Transit S-cam brakes. Additionally, students will be able to complete an S-cam brake reline in accordance with the APTA foundation brake reline procedures authored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Brake force Committee.

What You Will Learn:

  • Braking Theory (Physics)
  • How the W-series foundation brake operates
  • Foundation Brake system inspection and maintenance including brake adjustment
  • Foundation Brake system trouble shooting and repair
  • APTA foundation brake reline procedure authored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Brake Committee.

Number of Days: 16 Hours over 2 Days

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0

Course Properties

Start date 04-03-2018 7:00 am
End date 04-04-2018 3:30 pm
Capacity 20
Registered 1
Available place 19
Cut off date 03-30-2018
Individual Price $650.00
Location
Los Angeles Trade Tech College - Oak Hall, Room F210; Labs in F118
400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
Los Angeles Trade Tech College - Oak Hall, Room F210; Labs in F118
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