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Areas of Study | | AUTO236 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO236
COURSE TITLE:Automotive Computer Systems
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Advanced theory and diagnostic procedures related to body, chassis, and power train control systems utilizing scan tools and lab scopes to repair drive-ability concerns.

PREREQUISITES:
AUTO228

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and development of emission control systems utilized in automobiles.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the operation of advanced computer controlled systems.
  • Demonstrate their ability to obtain data and troubleshooting procedures for emission control systems.
  • Use vehicle communication links and onboard diagnostic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair computer and emission control systems.
  • Develop problem solving skills.
  • Use modern emission and computer tools and equipment.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Types of Computers on Automobiles
  2. Emission Control Computers
  3. Fuel System Emission Control Equipment
  4. Distributor Spark Retard Emission Systems
  5. Electronic Ignition Systems
  6. Computer-Controlled Fuel Injection Systems
  7. Oscilloscope Diagnosis of Electronic Ignition Systems
  8. Other Computer Systems

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All automotive classes require safety glasses and a basic tool set

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

EVALUATION:
Quizzes and Worksheets
Laboratory work
Written reports
Attendance
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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