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Automotive Electrical Systems
ELEC LAB
CLASS CODE: AUTO 225L CREDITS:  0
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Basic electricity, automotive electrical circuits, starting systems, charging systems, accessory circuits, problem diagnosis, repair, and adjustment.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 1. Theory: To gain a knowledge of the major automotive electrical systems and their components.
2. Learn the operation of the electrical systems and their components.
3. Learn to proper and efficient procedures of diagnosis to lead to correct service or repair needed.
4. Learn to use the equipment and how to interpret the data that the equipment will provide to aid in proper diagnosing.
5. Learn teach proper repair/replacement for malfunctions that may be found during diagnosis.
6. Gain good housekeeping habits by maintaining a clean and safe work area, keeping tools and equipment clean and in good working condition and return them to their proper storage place.
7. Learn proper techniques and procedures for safety of the student and others around.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Have a basic understanding of electricity and magnetism.
Gain an understanding of the various electrical circuits and units in the modern automobile, including a study of the operation, diagnosis, and repair of the units and/or systems.
Work on various systems of units to deepen his/her learning of the operation and diagnosis.
Have an opportunity for real life experiences to enhance their interest and learning effectiveness.
Gain hands-on experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Student must be enrolled in Auto 225
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment in Auto 225 is required.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1985