Knowledge of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and Components


Unit Reference Number:     Y/601/3740

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
1Understand how light vehicle clutch systems operate1.1Identify light vehicle clutch system components
1.2Describe the construction and operation of light vehicle clutch systems
1.3Compare key light vehicle clutch system components and assemblies against alternatives to identify differences in construction and operation
1.4Identify the key engineering principles that are related to light vehicle clutch systems to include:

a. principles of friction
b. principle of levers
c. torque transmission

1.5State common terms used in light vehicle clutch system design
2Understand how light vehicle manual gearbox systems operate2.1Identify light vehicle manual gearbox system components
2.2Describe the construction and operation of light vehicle manual gearbox systems.
2.3Compare key light vehicle manual gearbox system components and assemblies against alternatives to identify differences in construction and operation
2.4Identify the key engineering principles that are related to light vehicle manual gearbox systems

a. gear ratios
b. torque multiplication

2.5State common terms used in light vehicle manual gearbox system design
3Understand how light vehicle driveline systems operate3.1Identify light vehicle driveline components
3.2Describe the construction and operation of light vehicle driveline systems
3.3Compare key light vehicle driveline components and assemblies against alternatives to identify differences in construction and operation
3.4Identify the key engineering principles that are related to light vehicle driveline systemsa. final drive and overall gear ratiosb. simple stresses
3.5State common terms used in light vehicle driveline design
4Understand how to check, replace and test transmission and driveline units and components4.1Describe how to remove and replace transmission and driveline system units and components
4.2Describe common types of testing methods used to check the operation of transmission and driveline systems and their purpose
4.3Explain how evaluate the performance of replacement units against vehicle specification
4.4Identify common faults found in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems and their causes