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    Erie Community College
  Feb 24, 2018
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 160 - Automotive Electrical

Credit Hours: 2

A study of the electrical system found in the modern-day automobile. 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:

  • describe the behavior of electricity including voltage, resistance, current and Ohm's Law;
  • demonstrate proper use of diagnostic meters;
  • describe simple, series, parallel and series parallel circuits;
  • describe the operation of various common electrical circuits;
  • read and understand wiring diagrams;
  • demonstrate a proven diagnostic procedure; and
  • utilize shop references to identify circuits and their operation.

Concurrent Registration: AU 161
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