Mar 22, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

AO 270 - Advanced Automotive Technologies

Credit Hours: 2

This lecture/lab course will introduce students to Advanced Automotive Technologies, including; Infotainment components and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).  It will focus on the practical strategies that are required to diagnose, repair and calibrate/program ADAS and Infotainment systems.  Study will also include advanced operations and integration of other systems such as; electronic steering/suspension and ABS.

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

  • Identify types of Infotainment and ADAS systems and describe the basic function of these systems.
  • Summarize the steps taken to correctly diagnose an automotive ADAS or Infotainment concern using strategy-based diagnostics.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of automotive service information and technology that is needed to diagnose Infotainment and ADAS system faults, such as; diagnostic trouble codes, schematics, connector end views, component locations, circuit descriptions and flow charts.
  • Demonstrate the proper replacement and calibration of ADAS and Infotainment components.
  • Describe and document lab tasks in ways that are consistent with automotive industry standards, highlighting the complaint, cause and correction.

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