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Automotive Technology
Engineering & Technology Division
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For a section of English 435 (Vocational English and Information Technology) designed for Automotive Technology students, see the English course listings in this booklet.

AUTO 32 AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Theories and fundamentals of the automobiles major operating systems including: four-cycle internal combustion engine, ignition, fuel, transmission, driveline, chassis, suspension, brakes, heating and air conditioning. Techniques of measurement, terminology, tools and safety issues related to the automotive trade are discussed and practices. Maximum credit 8 units, 4 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0184  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    LecLab  IT116  NORRIS J    
       &  2:35pm- 4:20pm TuTh            IT116  NORRIS J    
   #2687  1:00pm- 4:20pm MW      LecLab  IT206  RODRIGUEZ BE
   #0183  6:30pm- 9:50pm MW      LecLab  IT116  HOULIHAN W P

AUTO 151 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eltrn 130.
Theory, operation, and maintenance of microprocessor-based automotive control systems. Electronic fuel injection ignition and carburetion systems. Body computer modules and on-board diagnostic systems. Sensors, instruments, voice-alert systems. Use of digital and analog test equipment and trouble-shooting procedures. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2443  6:30pm- 9:50pm TuTh    LecLab  IT113  TRAM VUI    

AUTO 220 ENGINE OPERATION AND TESTING 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Auto 32.
Corequisite(s): None.
Technical lectures and hand on experience related to automobile engine theory of operation and methods of testing. Practice in disassembly measurement and reassembly of various four cycle engines. Testing of running engine assemblies required to evaluate internal operating conditions. Total of 72 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0187  7:30am-11:25am TuTh    LecLab  IT113  NORRIS J    
   #2442  1:00pm- 4:50pm MW      LecLab  IT113  NORRIS J    

AUTO 224 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Auto 32.
Corequisite(s): None.
Automotive brakes systems, relining of brakes, hydraulic system repair and component diagnosis including antilock brake systems. Preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification program. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2740  7:00am-   Noon MW      LecLab  IT206  RODRIGUEZ BE

AUTO 225 SUSPENSION AND STEERING 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Auto 32.
Corequisite(s): None.
Automotive suspension and steering rebuilding, repairing and adjusting. Four wheel computerized alignment procedures including shock, strut and tire wear diagnosis Preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification program. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0190  7:00am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  IT116  RODRIGUEZ BE

AUTO 226 ENGINE PERFORMANCE 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Auto 220.
Corequisite(s): Auto 227.
Theory and operation of basic fuel systems, including carburetors and mechanical fuel injection, ignition systems, including contact point and electronic distributors and basic emission systems. The laboratory practice presents proper diagnosis, service and maintenance utilizing primary engine diagnosis tools. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0191  7:00am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  IT224  HOULIHAN W P

AUTO 227 ADVANCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE 5 Units

Corequisite(s): Auto 226.
Theory and operation of electronic engine controls and includes: electronic fuel injection, electronic ignitions, on-board diagnostics and current emission systems. Laboratory practice includes proper set up and use of digital storage oscilloscopes, scan tools, engine analyzer, four and five-gas emission analyzers, and dynamometer. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0192  7:00am-   Noon MW      LecLab  IT113  HOULIHAN W P

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