ATO-124 - Steering and Suspensions2 credits
This is a comprehensive classroom and laboratory study of the design, construction and operation of front and rear wheel drive suspension systems, steering systems, wheel alignment angles, and wheel balancing. Laboratory exercises will stress noise, vibration, harshness and steering drivability concerns related to these systems. State of the art HUNTER alignment and tire equipment, and an Electronic Vibration Analyzer are used throughout the semester in the lab. Electronic steering and electronic suspension operation and diagnosis using laboratory vehicles will be included. Two lecture and three lab hours.
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