AUT 130 - Automotive Electricity-Industry Certification
Class: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4
This course is a study of construction and function of automotive electrical components including alternating and direct current circuits and Ohm’s Law. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for specific industry certifications (Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification).
Corequisite(s): Take AUT 160 .
- Electrical Circuits and Ohm’s Law
- Circuit Construction
- Circuit Testers
- Wiring and Wire Repair
- Charging Systems
- Starting Systems
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Explain the basic principles of automotive electrical systems.
- Construct basic automotive circuits.
- Use automotive electrical measuring devices.
- Test the operation of the components used in automotive electrical systems.
- Show the ability to use service literature to assist in testing and diagnosis.
- Distinguish between the principles and uses of Alternating Current and Direct Current.
- Correlate the relationship between Ohm’s Law and actual automotive circuit measurement.
- Complete Ford Motor Company training curriculum.
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Official Course Syllabus