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AUT 132 - Automotive Electricity


Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 4

Description: 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 website
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.

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  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

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2023-2024