Automotive Mechanics and Service Technology Course Descriptions

Automotive Mechanics and Service Technology Course Descriptions

 

ATT 1114—Electrical Systems. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system including lights, instruments, and charging components. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory. (4)

ATT 1213—Brakes. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and maintenance of brake systems on automobiles. It includes instruction and practice in diagnosis of braking systems problems and the repair of brake systems. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ATT 1315—Manual Drive Trains/Transaxles. This is a course designed to pro-vide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and repair of manual transmissions, transaxles, and drive train components. It includes instruction in the diagnosis of drive train problems, and the repair and maintenance of transmissions, transaxles, clutches, CV joints, differentials, and other components. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. (5)

ATT 1414—Basic Engine Performance. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and adjustment of gasoline engines for optimum performance. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and correction of problems associated with poor performance. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

ATT 1513—Basic Fuel Systems. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair, maintenance, and adjustment of conventional carburetion systems and emission control. It includes instruction in the diagnosis and repair/adjustment of carburetors and conventional emission control systems. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

ATT 1715—Engine Repair. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and rebuilding of automotive-type engines. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of engine components including valve trains, blocks, pistons and connecting rods, crankshafts, and oil pumps. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. (5)

ATT 2325—Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles. This is a course designed to provide technical skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis and repair of auto-motive-type automatic transmissions and transaxles. It includes instruction and practice in testing and inspecting these devices and in disassembly, repair, and reassembly. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (5)

ATT 2334—Steering and Suspension Systems. This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the inspection and repair of steering and suspension systems on automobiles. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis of steering system problems and the repair/replacement of steering systems components. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

ATT 2343—Wheel Alignment. This is a course designed to provide technical skills and knowledge related to the alignment of both front and rear wheel on automobiles. It includes instruction and practice in the inspection, detection, and correction of wheel alignment problems. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

ATT 2524—Computer Controlled Emission Systems. This is a course designed to provide technical skills and knowledge related to the inspection and repair/ adjustment of automobile carburetors and emission systems. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and correction of problems associated with computerized carburetors, emission control systems, and spark timing controls found on newer model fuel systems. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

ATT 2535—Computer Engine Controls. This is a course designed to provide technical skills and knowledge associated with computer controls found in newer cars. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and correction of problems associated with computer controls of the ignition and fuel injection system. Two hours lecture and six hours laboratory. (5)

ATT 2614—Heating and Air Conditioning. This course is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge associated with the maintenance and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of heating and air conditioning system components, and control systems. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

AUV 1214—Cylinder Block Service. This course includes cylinder boring; a study of abrasives and honing grits; crosshatching and finishing of cylinders; of main bearing saddles, cam bearings, and housing bores; and a study of speeds and feeds related to boring. (4)

 AUV 1314—Cylinder Head Service. This course includes the rebuilding and cleaning of cylinder heads; valve guide knurlizing, replacing, and installation; valve seat replacing and installation; grinding seats, valve rocker arms, chamfering and machining for patented seal and surfacing cylinder heads. (4)

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