SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 4:20:37 PMAUTO 52 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AUTO 52Title:  ENGINE PERF/POLL CONTRL  
Full Title:  Automotive Engine Performance and Pollution Control
Last Reviewed:9/20/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum8.00Lecture Scheduled6.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled105.00
Minimum8.00Lab Scheduled6.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total12.00 Contact Total210.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  210.00Total Student Learning Hours: 420.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  25 - 16 Units Total (WrxEx only)
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Lecture, demonstration and practical lab experience in the study of the operation, troubleshooting and repair of the ignition, fuel and pollution control systems of most automobiles. Emphasis on the proper use of tools and diagnostic equipment. Formerly Auto 52 and Auto 52L.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in AUTO 56

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Lecture, demonstration, and practical lab experience in the study of the operation, troubleshooting, and repair of the ignition, fuel, and pollution control systems of most automobiles. Emphasis on the proper use of tools and diagnostic equipment. Formerly Auto 52 and Auto 52L.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in AUTO 56
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:25 - 16 Units Total (WrxEx only)

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2017
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students successfully completing this course will be able to explain
the operation of, perform problem diagnosis, and repair of
automotive ignition, fuel, and pollution control systems. The
student should be able to pass the A.S.E. Engine Performance
Certification Exam and enter the automotive trade as an apprentice
level technician specializing in engine performance and emission control.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Review of basic engine operation related to emission control
   related to emission control.
2.  Ignition systems operation and service
   A.  Breaker point ignition
   B.  Electronic ignition system
   C.  Spark control systems
   D.  Emission controls related to ignition systems
   E.  Engine troubleshooting and diagnosis
       1.  Scope diagnosis
       2.  Infrared diagnosis
       3.  Computer trouble code and scanner diagnosis
3.  Fuel system operation and service
   A.  Tanks and evaporative emission control
   B.   Fuel delivery systems
   C.  Basic carburetion
   D.  Electronic carburetors
   E.  Electronic fuel injections
   F.  Mechanical fuel injection
   G.  Emission controls related to fuel systems
4.  Other emission controls
   A.  Smog check procedures

Assignments:
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Students will be required to keep a notebook of all class assignments and
class notes that will be graded for completeness and organization. In the
lab, students will be evaluated on their ability to follow industry
approved diagnostic and repair procedures in a reasonable amount of time
based on flat rate timetables. Students will complete work orders,
diagnostic sheets, parts orders, and time sheets in a neat and readable
manner.

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
5 - 10%
Exams, Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
component identification
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 45%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis, By James D. Halderman Prentice
Hall, 1st Ed 1998

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