SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 6:32:56 PMAUTO 108 Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AUTO 108Title:  CLEAN AIR CAR COURSE  
Full Title:  Clean Air Car Course Basic & Enhanced
Last Reviewed:9/21/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled5.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled87.50
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled1.006 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  175.00Total Student Learning Hours: 280.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AUTO 399.5

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed for automotive professionals who wish to obtain or renew smog certification.  This is a Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) approved Clean Air Car Course, which covers the smog check testing procedure for both the basic and enhanced area smog check. This course partially fulfills the Bureau of Automotive Repair education qualification to take the smog check examination.  Minimum of nine units in Auto Electric and Tune-Up Engine Performance OR one year of verifiable trade experience in auto electrical, tune-up/engine performance and emission control diagnosis and repair is strongly recommended in order to be successful in this course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of AUTO 56

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed for automotive professionals who wish to obtain or renew smog certification.  This is a Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) approved Clean Air Car Course, which covers the smog check testing procedure for both the basic and enhanced area smog check. This course partially fulfills the Bureau of Automotive Repair education qualification to take the smog check examination.  Minimum of nine units in Auto Electric and Tune-Up Engine Performance OR one year of verifiable trade experience in auto electrical, tune-up/engine performance and emission control diagnosis and repair is strongly recommended in order to be successful in this course.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of AUTO 56
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Perform a Basic and Enhanced area smog check.
2. Perform all required record keeping related to the smog check tests.
3. Properly diagnose emission failures.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Review of emission control test procedure in Basic and Enhanced areas.
2.  Emission control systems operation and service
   A.  PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) systems
   B.  EVAP (Evaporative) system
   C.  Spark control system
   D.  TAC (Thermostatic Air Cleaner) systems
   E.  Catalytic converters
   F.  EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system
   G.  AIS (Air Injection System) system
3.  Basic and Enhanced Smog check procedures
   A.  Vehicle identification and data entry
   B.  Emission control system identification and data entry
   C.  Basic area two speed tailpipe test
   D.  Enhanced area ASM (Acceleration Simulation Mode) dynamometer test
   E.  Functional tests
4.  Laws related to technician licensing
5.  Laws related to Smog Check Station licensing
6.  Emission failure diagnosis

Assignments:
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1. Student will be required to keep a notebook of all BAR required assignment sheets and lab worksheets; the notebook will be graded for completeness and organization.
2. Assigned reading 20 to 30 pages a week.
3. Perform Basic and Enhanced smog check procedures and correctly diagnosis emission failures.
4. Quizzes, mid-term, and final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Lab reports; notebooks
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Lab exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 45%
Multiple choice exams and quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Laws and Regulations Pertaining to California Automotive Repair Dealers.  Bureau of Automotive Repair, 2007 edition
Advanced Emissions Diagnostics. California Institute of Automotive Technology, 1998 (Classic)
OBD II & Second Generation Scan Tools.  NAPA Institute of Automotive Technology, 1998 (Classic)
Smog Check Inspection Procedures Manuals.  Bureau of Automotive Repair, 2008
Smog Check Reference Guide. Bureau of Automotive Repair, 2008
Auto 108 Class Reader. Norton, 2008

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