Jan 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

AO 200 - Advanced Electronics

Credit Hours: 5

This lecture/lab course will focus on the electronic components and the electrical architecture of modern automotive electrical systems.  This course will highlight the advanced driver assistance systems that are used to provide drivers with convenience and safety.  Study will also include the diagnosis of controller network issues.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Describe the behavior of semiconductors and discover their use in automotive electronic control units.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of the automotive service information required to diagnose faults with a controller network.
  • Identify the inputs that are required within an automotive supplemental restraint system.
  • Diagnose the cause of an inoperative output of an electronic control unit.
  • Repair concerns with inoperative advanced driver assistance systems by reprograming an electronic control unit.
  • Follow manufacturers’ diagnostic procedure to properly diagnose and repair DTC’s that are stored within modules that control advanced electronic systems.  

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