Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

AUT 132 - Automotive Electricity


Class: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4
This course is a study of electricity as used in automotive applications. This course includes dc and ac principles and their various uses in the automobile. The relationship between Ohm’s Law and actual automotive circuits is demonstrated.

Corequisite(s): Take AUT 160 
Course Topics:
  • Electrical Circuits and Ohm’s Law
  • Circuit Construction
  • Circuit Testers
  • Wiring and Wire Repair
  • Batteries
  • Charging Systems
  • Starting Systems

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
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:
  1. Explain the basic principles of automotive electrical systems.
  2. Construct basic automotive circuits.
  3. Use automotive electrical measuring devices.
  4. Test the operation of the components used in automotive electrical systems.
  5. Show the ability to use service literature to assist in testing and diagnosis.
  6. Distinguish between the principles and uses of Alternating Current and Direct Current.
  7. Correlate the relationship between Ohm’s Law and actual automotive circuit measurement.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy


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2020-2021