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AMM 161
Electrical and Electronics


Credits: 19
Clock Hours per Quarter: 290

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:90    Lab Hours:200


Description
Introduction to electricity and electronics used in the automotive industry. Students will study voltage, resistance, amperage, ohms law, circuits, wiring diagrams and use of electrical and electronics test equipment. This course will cover major and accessory electrical devices used on today's vehicles. Emphasis will be placed on theory, diagnosis, service and repair of all electrical components. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 150.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Locate, diagnose and inspect general electrical systems
  • Diagnose, inspect and service batteries
  • Diagnose, inspect and repair starting systems
  • Diagnose, inspect and repair charging systems
  • Diagnose, inspect and repair lighting systems
  • Diagnose, inspect and repair gauges, warning devices and driver information systems
  • Diagnose incorrect horn and wiper/washer
  • Diagnose and repair incorrect accessories
  • Scan and perform component diagnosi on hybrid automotive electrical systems

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 161
    Winter 2014
    0279
    Michael Adams
    AMM 161
    Fall 2013
    0265
    James Haun
    AMM 161
    Fall 2013
    9823
    J Hardman
    AMM 161
    Winter 2013
    0279
    Michael Adams
    AMM 161
    Fall 2012
    9823
    J Hardman


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.