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

AUT 245 - Advanced Engine Performance

Class: 4 Lab: 3 Credits: 5
This course includes “hands-on” diagnostics, including an in-depth study and use of the oscilloscope in diagnosing engine performance problems.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 145 
Course Topics:
  • DTC Driven Diagnosis
  • Symptom Driven Diagnosis
  • Scan Tool  Parameter Identification and Bilateral Controls
  • Emissions Gasses
  • On Board Diagnostics II

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

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Summarize the history of the EEC computer control system.
  2. Illustrate a schematic of the different input sensors and their functions.
  3. Differentiate between the type output actuators and their functions.
  4. Identify different types of PCM control strategies.
  5. Perform test equipment setup, hookup, and test procedures for OBDII computer system.
  6. Diagnose and repair subsystem failures (hard fault), intermittent failure (continuous), and out of range failures.
  7. Solve the cause of component failure.

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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