Brake Systems (APTE5503)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to understand principles, applications and procedures associated with vehicle brake systems.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: TTEC5312.
Topics include: 

Appropriate selection from following topics
Types of brake systems
Power supply and actuation principles - mechanical, hydraulic, electric, pneumatic and their combinations, Design of braking systems for passenger and race cars, buses, commercial and off-road vehicles
Components and assistance systems
Pedals, boosters, pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, lines and hoses, proportional valves, brake fluids, electric actuators,
wheel assemblies, frictional materials
Assistance systems
antilock, traction control, electronic stability program and brake-force distribution
Road-Tyres-Brakes-Suspension interaction
Retarding forces, generation of braking force and torque, deceleration and stopping, heat dissipation
Centre of gravity, load transfer, suspension reaction, apportioned braking, braking efficiency
Legislation and testing
Brake dynamometers and road tests, National, regional and global regulations for vehicle brake systems, Worldwide harmonization of automotive standards
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1065

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 18 - 28 Sep 18 LectureFriday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)
19 Oct 18 - 23 Nov 18 LectureFriday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)

Class: 1184

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 LectureFriday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)

Class: 5242

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 LectureFriday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (180-2044)
20 Oct 17 - 24 Nov 17 LectureFriday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (180-2044)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering.

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