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AUTO 523 Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems

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Course Description

An in-depth study of entry and advanced level automotive electrical and solid state electronics. Students will quickly move from theory to practical hands-on exercises that will enhance diagnostic skills and test equipment usage. Proper troubleshooting and analysis of wiring diagrams, multimeters, test light and digital storage scope are stressed. This course requires the student to be able to use hand tools that require a twisting motion, lifting objects that weigh a minimum of 35 pounds, and vision capabilities to read mechanical precision measurement tools (similar to reading 8 or 9 pt font from 6-12 inches away).

Units: 4.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU