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User Reference:  Madison High School, Madison, South Dakota

                                                  Career & Technical Education Center,  Kansas City, Missouri

                                                                                                    According to the Director of the North Kansas City Schools School to Career Program, their

                                                                                                                                     impressive new auto program has one major objective. To get 95% of the graduates into

                                                                                                                                     employment. To-date they are on track to achieve that, the other 5% typically go on to 4 year

                                                                                                                                     college to study engineering.

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Hampden Automotive

BS1 Fundamental Hydraulic Systems
The module includes a bench-top hydraulics trainer that provides a complete resource allowing the student to undertake a series of hands-on tasks that relate to hydraulic systems. It is complete with all the hydraulic devices, connectors, mechanical and electrical components needed to follow the topics.

 

 
BS2 Disc and Drum Braking Systems
This module consists of a hardware trainer that is based on the real automotive components found in a front/rear disc and drum braking system. This includes a pair of front wheel hubs with discs and calipers mounted on a rigid steel frame. The rear wheel hubs and drums are also mounted on the same frame, together with parking brake assembly and cables. A diagonally split hydraulic circuit, plus master cylinder complete with fluid reservoir and brake pedal are also fitted to the unit. A working brake light system is also provided.

 

 
BS3 Braking Systems & ABS Applications
This module provides a computer-linked simulator panel trainer that will enable students to learn the principles of anti-lock brake systems. The panel trainer provides a complete simulation of a 4-wheel ABS system that incorporates computer-inserted faults and an on-board diagnostics scan tool. Supplied complete with relevant manufacturer’s service data.

 

 
BS4 Braking Components and Operation
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn the advanced principles and applications of braking systems. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge on braking systems, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student as a series of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped automotive workshop.

 

 
EES1   Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals
This system has been specifically designed to provide a hands-on training facility that covers AC/DC circuits, electromagnetics, semi-conductor fundamentals, electronic circuits and digital electronics.

Troubleshooting techniques are taught using switched faults, providing hands-on experience of standard industrial troubleshooting procedures. The student uses hand-held test meters and an oscilloscope for troubleshooting and system signal measurements.

 

 
EES2 Starting, Charging & Basic Ignition Systems
Based around a computer-linked panel that provides a complete simulation of a vehicle ignition system, this module enables students to learn the principles of automotive ignition systems. The panel trainer incorporates an engine rotation simulator with a crankshaft, connecting rod and piston. Sensors are provided for crankshaft/camshaft position, profile ignition pickup and cylinder identification. LEDs simulate spark plugs and a special timing light is provided on-board.

The electronic ignition system represented on the board is a two coil “wasted spark” type with a single microcontroller providing the operating facilities of the Ignition Control Module (ICM) and Engine Control Module (ECM) as found in many vehicle systems.

 

 
EES3 Vehicle Displays & Accessories
This module provides a computer-linked simulator panel that enables students to learn the principles of electrical accessories. The system even includes on-board diagnostics and displayed fault codes that enable students to troubleshoot the cruise control and trip computer.

 

 
EES4 Automotive Electrics
This module provides a computer-linked simulator panel that enables students to learn the principles of automotive electric circuits. It provides realistic fault finding facilities using automotive style schematic diagrams.

An easily understood schematic system representing the basic electrical components of an automobile is screen-printed on the panel front. From this the student is able to see the exact operation of the various circuits and can gain a hands-on introduction to each of the components and devices found in typical systems.

 

 
EP1 Engine Management Systems
This module provides a computer-linked simulator panel that represents the components of an engine management system on a screen-printed front panel mimic. Computer inserted faults are available to allow the student to perform troubleshooting tasks on the panel trainer.

Sensors and actuators can be disconnected from the ECU to allow “cause and effect” observations to be made and to allow resistance measurements to be taken. A simulated fault code reader is also available on the panel to allow realistic fault codes to be generated during faultfinding tasks. A simulated exhaust gas analyzer is also provided allowing the student to see the effects on the vehicle emissions under various operating conditions.

 

 
EP2 Vehicle Diagnosis
This module provides two distinct areas of study, one classroom based and one workshop based. The workshop-based activities are directed through the use of workshop task sheets that are printed out from the student’s computer. These task sheets direct the student through a series of hands-on activities that can involve the use of a handheld diagnostics scantool with a real vehicle.

 

 
EP3 Ignition System Components & Operation
This module includes a hardware trainer that is based on the real automotive components found in a distributorless ignition system. The unit is powered by a 12V DC motor and is supplied with an appropriate power supply, it is fully guarded and is intrinsically safe for student usage.

 

 
EP4 Fuel System Components and Operation
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn about fuel system components and their operation. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge for automotive fuel systems, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student as a series of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped automotive workshop.

 

 
ALF2020 AutoFAULT Vehicle Fault Diagnosis Simulation Software
The AutoFAULT system is a PC-based suite of simulated diagnostic software. The software tools are designed to replicate the equipment used in the automotive industry. Each tool is selected from an icon based menu system. It includes the following:

 
  • Symptom and Road Test Report
  • Scantool
  • Engine Bay
  • Breakout Box
  • Fault Control
  • Repair
  • Databook

 

 
ALF20 AutoFAULT Real Fault Insertion System
This is a complete system that allows computer controlled fault activation to be carried out on the engine control system of any suitably equipped vehicle. Using a modified commercially available breakout box, up to 16 individual faults may be inserted into the system.

The front-end software allows up to two faults to be inserted at any time. These may be static or intermittent. The intermittent faults have random on and off periods. A feature is also available allowing the user to insert a hidden random fault and then view the fault after diagnosis. A series of on-screen troubleshooting assignments is also provided, introducing the student to fault code retrieval using a scantool, and the testing of sensors and actuators.

 

 
SSS1 Fundamental Mechanical Systems
This module provides an introductory course of study in mechanical systems. It includes a bench-top trainer that provides a resource for a series of hands-on tasks that relate to the topic of mechanical systems.

 

 
SSS2 Steering and Suspension Components
This module provides a hardware trainer that is based on the real automotive components found in a typical front-end steering and suspension system. This includes front wheel assemblies, MacPherson strut and coil spring assemblies, road wheels and power steering rack. The unit is mounted on a steel frame fitted with solid rubber castors and a single-phase electric motor is used to run the power steering pump that is connected to the power rack using the correct hydraulic hoses.

A complete steering wheel and column assembly is also fitted to the unit to allow the student to perform a full range of tests on the system. To aid in this the unit is fitted with a manually operated suspension loading system that enables the student to simulate the typical loaded conditions of a front-end suspension system. The module allows the student to practically investigate all the principles and operations of a front-wheel drive steering and suspension system.

 

 
SSS3 On-Vehicle Steering and Suspension Systems
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn about steering and suspension systems. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge on steering and suspension systems, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student as a series of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped automotive workshop.

 

 
SSS4 Wheels and Tires
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn about wheels and tires. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge on wheels and tires, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student as a series of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped automotive workshop.

 

 
ACS1 Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems
This module includes a computer-linked simulator panel trainer that allows students to learn the principles of automotive air-conditioning systems. The unit has a complete simulation of the major elements of a fixed orifice tube cycling clutch air-conditioning climate control system.

 

 
ACS2 Air-Conditioning Components
This module is based around a complete automotive air-conditioning system mounted in a steel frame. The unit features full dashboard controls and has an electric motor to drive the A/C compressor. Special sight glasses fitted to the high pressure and low-pressure lines allow the student to see the two states of the refrigerant as the system operates.

 

 
  TS1 Automotive Transmission Systems
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn about automotive transmission systems. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge on automotive transmission systems, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student as a series of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped automotive workshop.

 

 
COS1 Components, Operation & Servicing
This module consists of a comprehensive series of computer aided instruction assignments that enable students to learn about motor vehicle components and servicing techniques. The dynamic computer aided instruction provides interactive animations and high-resolution graphics that help the student understand the topics being delivered.

In addition to providing the underpinning knowledge for automotive components, operation and servicing, the module also provides a series of practical activities. These are presented to the student in the form of workshop task sheets, which require access to a vehicle in a fully equipped workshop.

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MODEL #H-RST-7
Truck Refrigeration Trainer


The Hampden Model H-RST-7 Truck Refrigeration System Trainer is a practical hands-on refrigeration system trainer used to familiarize the student with the design concepts and operating procedures of Thermo King Transport Refrigeration systems. The Trainer is a completely functional refrigeration-heating type system.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AACT-1B
Auto A/C Trainer-Factory (R-134a)


The Hampden H-AACT Series Automotive Air Conditioning Systems use an electric motor to drive the compressor. The unit also includes a condenser and fan, a filter/drier, a DC power supply, and AC controls. The Hampden Model H-AACT-1B (Factory Original Equipment - shown) comes equipped with variable speed drive.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AACT-2A
Auto A/C Trainer A/M var. (R-134a)


The Hampden H-AACT Series Automotive Air Conditioning Systems use an electric motor to drive the compressor. The unit also includes a condenser and fan, a filter/drier, a DC power supply, and AC controls. The Hampden Model H-AACT-2A (After Market - shown) incorporates a variable pitch sheave system.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AACT-3AP
Auto A/C Trainer A/M pallet


The Hampden H-AACT Series Automotive Air Conditioning Systems use an electric motor to drive the compressor. The unit also includes a condenser and fan, a filter/drier, a DC power supply, and AC controls. The Hampden Model H-AACT-3P (After Market) is the same as H-AACT-3A except pallet-mounted.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-DAACS-CSI
Automotive A/C Simulator w/o Computer


The Hampden Model H-DAACS-CSI Digital Automotive Air Conditioning Simulator demonstrates the principles of operation and troubleshooting of current factory installed AC systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-ED
Electrical Diagnosis Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-ED Digital Electrical Diagnosis Simulator emphasizes applying the basics of electricity to troubleshooting automotive electrical and electronic systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-FDS
Fuel Delivery Systems Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-FDS Digital Fuel Delivery Systems Simulator trains the student to pinpoint the problem area and make the proper repair.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-CS
Cooling System Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-CS Digital Cooling System Simulator demonstrates cooling system fundamentals, troubleshooting and repair. Radiator status is presented.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-ICS
Charging System Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-ICS Digital Charging System Simulator provides training in the principles of automotive charging systems, displaying both internal and external voltage regulators. Simplified techniques are demonstrated to pinpoint problems in automotive charging systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-SS
Starting System Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-SS Digital Starting System Simulator provides training in the use of digital multimeters to pinpoint problems in automotive starting systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-SB
Storage Battery Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-SB Digital Storage Battery Simulator provides training on testing automotive batteries utilizing hand held digital multimeters

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-BS
Braking System Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-BS Digital Braking System Simulator demonstrates brake system fundamentals, featuring disc and drum brake theory and repair.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-LS
Lighting System Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-LS Digital Lighting System Simulator demonstrates the application of basic electrical theory to troubleshoot automotive lighting systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-AUTO-AH
Automotive Heating Simulator w/ H-LTCS Laptop


Hampden’s Model H-AUTO-AH Digital Automotive Heating Simulator demonstrates procedures used to repair automotive heating systems.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-DD-24
Digital 2-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator - Detroit


The HAMPDEN H-DD-24 Two-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator is a stand-alone, computer-controlled trainer using digital computer techniques to simulate the operation of a two cycle four cylinder Detroit diesel engine. See data sheet for specifics.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-JD-44
Digital Four-cycle Diesel Engine Simulator - Deere


The HAMPDEN H-JD-44 Digital Four-cycle Diesel Engine Simulator is a stand-alone, computer-controlled trainer using digital computer techniques to simulate the operation of a four cycle four cylinder Deere diesel engine. See data sheet for specifics.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-DD-24-RC
Digital Two-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator - Detroit, Table Top


The HAMPDEN H-DD-24-RC Digital Two-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator is a stand-alone, computer-controlled trainer using digital computer techniques to simulate the operation of a two cycle four cylinder Detroit diesel engine. This is a smaller version of the Model H-DD-24, as it is sized for classroom applications where space is a consideration. See data sheet for specifics.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-CD-46-RC
Digital Four-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator - Cummins, Table Top


The HAMPDEN H-CD-46-RC Digital Four-Cycle Diesel Engine Simulator is a stand-alone, computer-controlled trainer using digital computer techniques to simulate the operation of a four cycle six cylinder Cummins diesel engine. This is a smaller version of the Model H-CD-46 as it is sized for classroom applications where space is a consideration. See data sheet for specifics.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #Diesel Engine
Cutaways


Hampden's series of full size cutaway engines provide a complete training experience. Interior components are color coded. See data sheets for specifics.

 
Data Sheet
MODEL #H-CD-46
Digital Four-cycle Diesel Engine Simulator - Cummins


The HAMPDEN H-CD-46 Digital Four-cycle Diesel Engine Simulator is a stand-alone, computer-controlled trainer using digital computer techniques to simulate the operation of a four cycle six cylinder Cummins diesel engine. See data sheet for specifics.

 
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