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Basic Automotive Electricity

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
AUT 161 4 3 0 5





This course covers basic electrical theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis/repair/replacement of batteries, starters, and alternators. Topics include Ohm’s Law, Circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and basic trouble shooting. Upon completion, students should be able to read and understand wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair basic wiring, battery, starting, charging, and basic electrical concerns.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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