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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.

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.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines, u-joints, and differentials.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Obtain a working knowledge of the automobile drive train.

Gain as much experience as possible on as many types of projects relating to this topic as available.

Give the students hands-on experience similar to that received in the automotive trade.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to attend lectures and demonstrations, participate in class discussions, complete textbook assignments, observe multi-media presentations and memorize automotive parts. Learning assessment will consist of worksheets, tests, classroom presentations and a research paper.
PREREQUISITES: Automotive major 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