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HEQ 108 - Machine Support System Maintenance
Course Details
Course Code:
HEQU 108

Calendar Description:
Students will gain a basic knowledge of various machines support systems, their function and specific Maintenance/Preventative Maintenance procedures. Also included will be an introductory training of methods used for Road building and staking.

Hours:
Total Hours: 30
Lecture Hours: 18


Practicum Hours:
Total Practicum Hours: 12


Total Weeks:
1

Pre-Requisites:
Must meet program entrance requirements

Course Content:
Safety

Personal Safety
Operational Safety
Overhead and Buried Utility Lines
Fire Safety
Hand Signals

Equipment Fundamentals

Fuel System
Air Intake and Exhaust System
Cooling System
Lubrication System
Electrical System
Hydraulic System
Braking System
Power Train
Undercarriage
Tires

Preventive Maintenance

Fuels and Fuel System
Air Intake and Exhaust System
Cooling System
Oil Lubrication System
Electrical System
Hydraulic System
Air Brake System
Power Train
Undercarriage
Tires
Grease Lubrication System
Cold Weather
Troubleshooting

Roadbuilding/Staking

Roadbuilding Stages
Specifications
Stakes
Soil Types and Measurements
Soil Compaction
Culverts

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

- Safely and effectively maintain the machine's cooling, lubrication, air intake ,exhaust, fuel and hydraulic systems.

- Conduct mechanical visual inspections, track tension, limited troubleshooting, track cleaning and overall cleanliness requirements.

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Grading Weight:
Participation: 70 %
Other: 30 %


Other Programs:
Heavy Equipment Operator
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