US ARMY LIGHT WHEEL VEHICLE MECHANICMOS 63B SKILL LEVEL 3 COURSEWHEELED VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEMSSUBCOURSE NO. OD1008US Army Ordnance Center and SchoolFive Credit HoursGENERALThe Wheeled Vehicle Braking Systems subcourse, part of the LightWheel Vehicle Mechanic MOS 63B Skill Level 3 course, is designed toteach the knowledge necessary to develop the skills for servicing andmaintaining braking systems. Information is provided on theprinciples and operation of mechanical, hydraulic, air-hydraulic,air, and electric brake systems. Information is also provided on theinspection of these systems. This subcourse is presented in threelessons, each lesson corresponding to a terminal objective asindicated below.Lesson 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF WHEELED VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEMSTASK: Describe the principles of automotive brake systems and theconstruction and operation of mechanical and hydraulic brake systems.CONDITIONS: Given information on the principles of braking, and theconstruction and operation of internal and external drum brakes, diskbrakes, mechanical and hydraulic brake systems, and parking brakes.STANDARDS: Answer 70 percent of the multiple-choice test itemscovering fundamentals of wheeled vehicle braking systems.Lesson 2: AIR-HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMSTASK: Describe the principles, construction, and operation of air-hydraulic brake systems.CONDITIONS: Given information on the purpose, components, operation,and inspection of air-hydraulic brake systems.STANDARDS: Answer 70 percent of the multiple-choice test itemscovering fundamentals of air-hydraulic brake systems.