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HET 230 - Heavy Equipment Powertrains II

Unit(s): 4.00

Prerequisite: HET 220
Transfers to: CSU

This course is intended to familiarize the students with a wide variety of modern heavy equipment powertrains systems and components. Topics covered include powershift transmissions, torque converters, hydrostatic drive systems, AC electric drive systems, spring-applied hydraulically released brakes, steering, and suspension systems. Component failure analysis will be discussed as part of disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of various transmissions, drives, brakes and steering systems. In addition, proper shop and personal safety, and how to use manufacturer’s service specifications information will also be covered.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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