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Transfer Case Principles

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Transfer Case Principles introduces learners to the main types of vehicle architectures, concepts on how a transfer case functions within a four-wheel vehicle, and how human interactions can influence how a transfer case operates.

Learning Hours: 1

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Course Description

Transfer Case Principles introduces learners to the main types of vehicle architectures, concepts on how a transfer case functions within a four-wheel vehicle, and how human interactions can influence how a transfer case operates.

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Who will benefit from this Transfer Cases course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that require an understanding of four-wheel drive vehicles.

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 Transfer Case Principles

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate the various types of vehicle architectures.
  2. Recognize mechanical components with the drivetrain of a four-wheel drive vehicle.
  3. Recall electrical hardware and software used within a four-wheel drive vehicle.
  4. Outline the supporting physics that allow four-wheel drive vehicles to operate.
  5. Name the different transfer case subsystems.
  6. Define driver-selectable modes and how an operator can directly or indirectly communicate with the transfer case.

Diagram showing transfer case subsystems including the range system, mode system, and offset drive.

Transfer Case Principles

Table of Contents

  1. Vehicle Architecture
    1. Architecture Types
      1. 2WD
      2. 4WD
    2. Drivetrain Components
      1. Mechanical Components
      2. Electrical Hardware
      3. 4WD Software Control Systems
  2. Transfer Case Input Variables
    1. Torque
      1. Driveline Torque
    2. Skid Torque
      1. Determining Skid Torque
      2. Optimizing Skid Torque
    3. Traction
    4. Wheel Slip
    5. Driveline Speed
    6. Vehicle Steering
  3. Transfer Case Sub-Systems and Selectable Modes
    1. Transfer Case Subsystems
      1. Transfer Case Types
      2. Transfer Case Shifts
    2. Transfer Case Driver-Selectable Modes
    3. Transfer Case HMI

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