Course Descriptions and Outlines

Steering and Suspension

This course covers the principals and operation of suspension and steering systems. Steering systems included are steering columns, power assist systems, steering gears, and rack & pinion systems. Suspension systems covered are independent, non-independent suspension, coil spring, leaf spring, torsion bar, conventional shocks, and strut systems. Alignment theory will be covered and 4 wheel alignment procedures will be performed. Advanced suspension systems, electronic ride height, level control analysis and service are addressed. Tire and wheel service will also be addressed. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 4.00

Credit Breakdown: Lecture n/a
Lab n/a
On the job training n/a

Course Outline: download (pdf)

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