Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

, 1st Edition

  • Delmar
  • ISBN-10: 1439060266
  • ISBN-13: 9781439060261
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Delmar Learning, the leader in providing first-rate educational materials for technicians, now offers the Brakes Computer Based Training (CBT), which is part of the exciting, self-paced Professional Truck Technician Training Series. This course offers more than 8.5 hours worth of quality instruction. Combining theory, diagnosis, and repair information into one easy-to-use training tool, this highly interactive product helps technicians receive the most applicable delivery method for their needs, regardless of technical infrastructure.


  • Attention-grabbing animations and learner interactions keep users interested and engaged throughout the course of the program

  • Bookmarking technology enables users to track their progress from beginning to end

  • Periodic progress checks and end-of-section reviews are integrated throughout to ensure the highest level of retention

  • A certificate of completion can be printed by users achieving a score of 80% or higher on the final review of the course

  • All material follows the latest ASE and NATEF standards

  • Course is bilingual- switch back and forth between English and Spanish at the click of a button.

About the Author


Find learning solutions to boost your career, augment your curriculum, improve your training courses or help you master new skills, from the leader in skills based solutions for educational institutions, businesses, and professionals – Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning.

Table of Contents

1. Welcome
2. Safety Practices
3. Basic Theories & Applications to Truck Brakes
4. Wheel Bearings
5. Hydraulic Brake System
6. Hydraulic Brake Mechanical/Foundation System
7. Hydraulic Brake Power Assist Units
8. Hydraulic Parking Brake Systems
9. Air Brake Air Supply Systems
10. Air Brake Service
11. Park, Emergency, & Air Brake Systems
12. Air Brake Mechanical/Foundation Systems
13. Antilock Brake System
14. Collision Warning & Hydraulic/Electric Retarder
15. Final Review