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Areas of Study | | AUTO106 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO106
COURSE TITLE:Engine Electrical Systems
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:5
CONTACT HOURS:105
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:225
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Electrical theory, testing, and servicing of automotive starting, charging, and accessory components and wiring circuits; introduction to semiconductors and electronics.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic electrical theory and its operation in an automobile.
  • Demostrate the ability to use a multimeter to test electrical circuits in an automobile.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the construction, testing, and servicing of an automobile battery.
  • Demonstrate his/her ability read and interpret wiring diagrams.
  • Test and service various accessory systems such as lighting, horn, power windows and locks.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of starting and charging system theory.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Basic Electrical/Electronic Theory
  2. Circuit Testing
  3. Electrical meters
  4. Service manuals and Wiring Diagrams
  5. Lighting Circuits
  6. Window and Lock circuits
  7. Starters and starting systems
  8. Charging system theory and alternators

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All automotive classes require safety glasses

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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