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|Discipline and Nbr:
AUTO ELECTRIC SYSTEM||
Automotive Electrical System
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||4.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||4.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||52.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||6.00|| ||Contact Total||105.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00||
Theories of design and operation of automotive electrical and electronic systems; techniques of troubleshooting, service, and repair of starting, charging, and other chassis electrical systems. Introduction to computer controlled systems. Prepare students to take the A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellent) Engine Repair Certification.
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Theories of design and operation of automotive electrical and electronic systems; techniques of troubleshooting, service, and repair of starting, charging, and other chassis electrical systems. Introduction to computer controlled systems. Prepare students to take the A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence) Engine Repair Certification.
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Spring 1989||Inactive:||Spring 2016
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Explain theories of automotive electrical and electronic systems design
2. Apply the principles of electricity to evaluation and repair of common
automotive electrical systems.
3. Differentiate among types of electrical circuits.
4. Utilize a variety of types of electrical test equipment to diagnose
electrical system problems.
5. Troubleshoot electrical circuits.
6. Diagnose electrical system problems using electrical system schematics.
7. Test, evaluate and repair common electrical systems.
8. Explain the requirements and processes for obtaining A.S.E. (Automotive
Service Excellence) Auto Electrical System Certification and B.A.R.
(Bureau of Automotive Repair) Lamp Adjuster Certification.
9. Demonstrate eligibility to enter the automotive trade as an apprentice
level technician specializing in automotive electrical systems.
Topics and Scope
1. Theories of Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems
2. Principles of electricity
3. Electrical and Circuit Theory
a. Ohm's Law
b. Kirchoff's Law
c. Types of circuits
a. Safety equipment/apparel
b. Automobile environment
c. Use of equipment
d. First aid
5. Electronic fundamentals
a. Types of components
c. Damage prevention
6. Types of test equipment
a. Test lights
7. Troubleshooting electrical circuits
d. Diagnosis using electrical schematics
e. Repair Techniques
a. Safety considerations
b. Construction and operation
b. Operating circuits
d. Overhaul procedures
10. Charging systems
11. Lighting systems
12. Instrument cluster and gauges
13. Accessory systems
b. Windshield wipers and washers
d. Cruise control
e. Power windows
f. Power seats
g. Audio systems
14. Ignition systems
b. Ignition coil operation
c. Electronic ignition
d. Computer controlled
15. Computer fundamentals
d. Carburetor controls
e. Fuel injection
f. Emission control devices
16. Preparing for certification exams
a. A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence) Electrical System
b. B.A.R. (Bureau of Automotive Repair) Lamp Adjuster Exam
1. Students will be required to keep a notebook of all class assignments
and class notes that will be graded for completeness and organization.
2. Class performances and performance exams: In the lab, students will be
evaluated on their ability to follow industry approved diagnostic and
repair procedures in a reasonable amount of time.
3. Electrical circuit and component identification.
4. Lab reports: Complete work orders, diagnostic sheets, parts orders, and
time sheets correctly and in a neat and readable manner.
5. Reading: 50 pages per week.
6. Three unit exams, midterm, final exam.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|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 - 20%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
|Class performances, Performance exams, Component identification||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 50%
|Multiple choice, True/false||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
10 - 15%
|Notebook, Attendance and Participation.||
Diagnosis and Troubleshooting of Automotive Electrical, Electronic, and
Computer Systems, James D. Halderman, Prentice Hall, 3rd Ed 2001.