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Automotive Drive Mechanisms
AUTO DR MECH
CLASS CODE: AUTO 165 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Principles and theory, diagnosis and repair of clutch mechanisms, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive shafts, and drive axles. Students must also register for an Auto 165L lab.
DESCRIPTION: This class is part of the automotive degree program, and is an in-depth study of the automotive drive train. All work is done on live customer vehicles, and must work when finished.
TOPICS: Clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines, u-joints and differentials.
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this course is to give you a working knowledge of the automobile drive train. All work in the class is to be restricted to these areas unless specially assigned by the instructor. It is the object of this class to give you as much experience as possible on as many types of projects relating to this topic as available.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance, chapter assignments, professional articles, research paper. You must take the lab class that accompanies this class.
PREREQUISITES: Previous automotive experience or consent of the instructor.
OTHER: Students are not permitted to work on their own cars in this class. If your car needs repaired, it will be repaired by another student in the class.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1992