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AUTO 112 - Electrical/Electronics/ABS

16 credits

Placement in MATH 060 , ENGL 060 , and READ 080 ; and instructor permission.

An introduction to the fundamental laws of electricity and the principles of magnetism and induction. The course will include a study of Ohm’s Law as well as electrical circuit schematic reading, wire repair and use of electrical test equipment. Also included will be a study of the automotive batteries, starting systems and charging systems. The second portion of this course includes the principles of Anti-Lock brake systems.

Theory Hours
8 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
16 guided practice hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate employability by following safe work practices, being on time, maintaining proper attendance, and properly following written and oral instruction(SP)
  • Demonstrate safety and proper work habit (CD, SP)
  • Meet NATEF competency criteria in the following areas:
    • Demonstrate the use of Ohms Law by solving for unknown values in basic series and parallel circuits. (L, CT)
    • Identify automotive electrical components and the symbol for each component.
      (CD, L, CT)
    • Demonstrate the use of digital multimeter by performing circuit measurements on starting and charging circuits. (CD, IU)
    • Demonstrate schematic reading by showing correlation between schematic and actual circuit component. (CD, L, CT, IU)
    • Perform service to starting and charging system components. (CD, SP, IU)
    • Perform wiring repair. (CD, IU)
    • Identify H.E.I. systems. (L, CT)
    • Identify component parts of H.E.I. systems and state their purpose. (CD, L, CT)
    • Perform bench tests on each component part. (CD, SP)
    • Perform diagnostic troubleshooting on H.E.I. systems. (CD, CT, SP, IU)
    • Identify the various Anti-Lock brake components used on automobiles and describe the functions of each. (CD, L, IU)
    • Diagnose Anti-Lock brake component/system malfunctions. (CD, CT, SP, IU)
    • Identify the special tools necessary to properly diagnose and repair Anti-Lock brake components/system malfunction(s). (CD, L)
    • Demonstrate proper use of special tools in diagnosing and repairing ABS brake component malfunctions. (CD, CT, IU)
    • Disassemble, clean, inspect, and measure all components of an ABS system following established service manual procedures. (CD, L, SP)

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