The Wheel Basics course is an introduction to automotive wheels. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the basic wheel concepts, the different wheel types, and the different materials used to manufacture wheels.
- Recall the terminology associated with wheels.
- Describe the various factors to consider while selecting a wheel material.
- Identify the different markings and traceability details on wheels.
- Recall the different types of on-road and off-the-road wheels.
- Recognize the different parts of on-road and off-the-road wheels.
This course includes
Pre / Post-Assessment
Course Length: 2 h
- Automatic Transmission Fundamentals
- Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared (ACES) Vehicle Fundamentals
- Axles: Drive Axles – Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles
- Bearings: Bearing Fundamentals
- Braking Systems
- Chain: Chain Fundamentals – Industrial
- Differential Basics
- Electric Vehicle Battery Basics
- Electrical and Electronics
- Gearboxes: Gearbox Basics
- Hydraulic Systems: Hydraulic System Fundamentals
- Oil Seals: Oil Seal Fundamentals – Rotary Applications
- Transfer Case Principles
Table of Contents
- Wheel Terminology
- Material Selection
- Wheel Traceability
- Wheel Markings
- Global Standards
- Passenger Car Wheels
- Truck Wheels
- Two-Wheeler Wheels
- Agricultural Tractor Wheels
- Earthmover Wheels
- Forklift Wheels
- All-Terrain Vehicle Wheels
After completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion.