THORS eLearning Solutions

Wheel Basics

$180.00

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.

Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

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.

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Who will benefit from this Automotive Wheels course?

Any learner in manufacturing engineering, design engineering, purchasing, quality and sales who requires a basic understanding of wheels.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Wheel Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Recall the terminology associated with wheels.
  2. Describe the various factors to consider while selecting a wheel material.
  3. Identify the different markings and traceability details on wheels.
  4. Recall the different types of on-road and off-the-road wheels.
  5. Recognize the different parts of on-road and off-the-road wheels.
Wheel Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Wheel Concepts
    1. Wheel Terminology
      1. Wheel Parts
      2. Wheel Profile Details
      3. Wheel Dimensional Characteristics
        1. Rim Width
        2. Wheel Diameter
        3. Wheel Offset
        4. Back Space
        5. Bolt Holes
        6. Pitch Circle Diameter
        7. Center Bore
        8. Center Bore Diameter
        9. Mounting Surface Diameter
    2. Material Selection
    3. Wheel Traceability
    4. Wheel Markings
      1. Month and Year of Production
      2. Manufacturer Name
      3. Wheel Size
      4. Wheel Profile
      5. Wheel Diameter
      6. Wheel Hump
      7. Wheel Offset
      8. Batch Information
    5. Global Standards
  2. On-Road Wheels
    1. Passenger Car Wheels
      1. Steel Passenger Car Wheels
      2. Aluminum Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
        1. Cast Aluminum Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
        2. Forged Aluminum Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
        3. Sheet Aluminum Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
      3. Special Passenger Car Wheels
        1. Multi-Piece Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
        2. Magnesium Alloy Passenger Car Wheels
        3. Carbon Fiber Passenger Car Wheels
    2. Truck Wheels
      1. Steel Truck Wheels
        1. Drop Center Steel Truck Wheels
        2. Two-Piece Truck Wheels
        3. Three-Piece Truck Wheels
      2. Drop Center Aluminum Alloy Truck Wheels
    3. Two-Wheeler Wheels
      1. Steel Two-Wheeler Wheels
        1. Scooter Wheels
        2. Spoke Two-Wheeler Wheels
      2. Cast Aluminum Alloy Two-Wheeler Wheels
      3. Special Two-Wheeler Wheels
  3. Off-The-Road Wheels
    1. Agricultural Tractor Wheels
      1. Fixed Tractor Wheels
      2. Adjustable Tractor Wheels
    2. Earthmover Wheels
      1. Drop Center Earthmover Wheels
      2. Three-Piece Earthmover Wheels
      3. Five-Piece Earthmover Wheels
    3. Forklift Wheels
      1. Press-On Forklift Wheels
      2. Split Forklift Wheels
      3. Multi-Piece Forklift Wheels
    4. All-Terrain Vehicle Wheels

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