Automotive Mechanic Technology 541

AUTO 541 Electricity and Electronics I

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Automotive Mechanic Technology (AUTO) Courses

Course Description

Study of entry level automotive electricity and solid state electronics. Emphasis is placed on the theory of automotive electrical system operational dynamics for both direct and alternating circuits. In addition safe and proper use of digital mulitmeters, digital storage oscilloscopes, starting & charging system testers and capacitance battery testers will be used while testing electrical circuits. Starting and charging system will be covered in detail. This is the first course in a series of three electrical courses that will prepare the student to pass industry standard Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical certification.

Units: 2.5

Degree Credit
Letter Grade

  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
  • Lab hours/semester: 8-9
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU