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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AU 110 - Mopar CAP Automotive Electrical Systems


Credit Hours: 2

A study of the electrical system found in modern-day Chrysler Corporation automobiles. Topics include the use of diagnostic meters, starting, charging, lighting and accessory systems.  

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • use a digital volt/ohm meter (DVOM) to diagnose problems in the electrical system(s). Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand the principles behind the operation of light bulbs, relays and other types of load devices. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand and apply the principles of Ohm's Law to determine voltage drop, resistance and current flow within the circuit. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand the theories of magnetism and batteries. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%; and
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in electrical circuits. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 111
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