Title: Automotive Brake Service-Constructing a Brake Trainer
A brake trainer can be a valuable assett to teaching students about automotive brakes. On the vehicle brake systems are embedded and difficult to see in the "big picture" of brake systems.
Standard(s): [TDL] TD01 (9-12) 7: Apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by organizing technical information for scripting a transportation, distribution, and logistics document.
Title: Automotive Brakes Hydraulic System Diagnosis
The hydraulic distribution system is the heart of the brake system. The effects of Pascal's Law allow for vehicles weighing many thousands of pounds to be brought to a stop with minimal effort. Understanding of hydraulics is the keystone to successful brake repair.
Standard(s): [S1] CHE (9-12) 7: Explain the behavior of ideal gases in terms of pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles using Charles's law, Boyle's law, Gay-Lussac's law, the combined gas law, and the ideal gas law.