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  1. AAD 1110 Auto Electricity

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    Fundamental electrical theory, Ohm's Law, magnetism, induction and conductors are studied. Also covered will be various electrical circuits used in today's vehicles. Lab work involves the use of inerative computer generated training programs and vehicles. Use of ohmmeter, voltmeter, ammeter, lab scopes, and other troubleshooting and diagnostic devices are taught. A study of wiring diagrams, symbols and flow charts are used in diagnostic and troubleshooting training. Students supply an approved DVOM. (Fall)

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  2. AAD 1120 Auto Engines

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    4
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    A study of various types of internal combustion engines. Emphasis is on principles, theory, design, construction, and teardown. Lab work consists of disassembly and assembly of student's or school's gasoline or diesel engine. Students completely disassemble, measure, and inspect components of the engine. Use of specialized tools and machines are incorporated in this class. (Spring, Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      5:00 PM - 7:40 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Automotive Engines Theory & Servicing, 7th Edition
        Author(s)
        Halderman
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780135103838
        Cost
        $127.00
  3. AAD 1150 Introduction to Auto

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $66.00
    Course Description:

    An introductory course in the use of hand and power tools. Use of computerized information systems, introduction to applied mathematics and familiarization with various equipment used in modern automotive shops. Students will learn to use precision measurement equipment such as micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, and the removal of critical components of modern automotive engines. Lab projects will allow the student to develop skills related to the above lectures. Required for all AAD certificates. (Fall)

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  4. AAD 1250 Light Diesel Engines

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $66.00
    Course Description:

    A study of the operation, servicing, and repair of small diesel engines as used in lawn care, construction, agriculture, automotive, light trucks, and marine applications. The hands on lab gives the student experience in diesel engines. Both the theory and lab portion meets the requirements of the Power Equipment Technology certificate. (Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1120LBLE
    Corequisites:
  5. AAD 1330 Drivability

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    4
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    A study of fuel and emission management systems and component parts. Emphasis is on throttle body injection, fuel pumps, emission control systems and tune-up procedures. Exhaust gas analyzers and chassis dynamometer are used in diagnostic training. Testing equipment includes voltmeters, ammeters, vacuum gauges,and limited use scan tools. Federal and State emission laws are researched. Lab projects are completed on vehicles in the shop and on interactive computerized trainers. (Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1110LBLE AND AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      8:00 PM - 10:15 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Auto Engine Performance 4th ed.
        Author(s)
        Halderman
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780135085042
        Cost
        $127.00
  6. AAD 1400 Suspension

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    4
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    The theory, operation, and repair of manual and power steering, spring suspension, McPherson struts, wheel balancing and wheel alignment are taught. Lab practice will include the use of a computerized wheel balancer and various wheel alignment stations. Lab training involves hands on projects in a working shop environment. The course will stress "hands on training" of these topics. (Spring - even years)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  7. AAD 1500 Braking Systems

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    4
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    Diagnosis and repair of automotive hydraulic brake systems including master cylinder, fluids, lines, hoses, valves, switches, bleeding and leak testing the system. Troubleshooting and repair of power assist brakes, ABS brakes, sensors, and electronic controls. Drum and disc brake diagnosis and repair are studied. The use of voltmeters, scan tools, lab scopes, and flow charts will be incorporated in this class. Specialized brake tools and machining are studied. Lab projects will be completed on student or school assigned vehicles. (Fall-odd years)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1110LBLE AND AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
  8. AAD 1990 Transfer-In 100 level

    Credits:
    0
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  9. AAD 2440 Automotive Power Train I

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    4
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    The study and operation of standard transmissions, drive shafts, axle shafts, bearings, universal joints, constant velocity joints, limited slip differentials and four-wheel drive components. Lab projects includes but are not limited to teardown and assembly of the above mentioned components. The use of specialized tools are emphasized. Included in lab training are analysis and service of drive train systems. (Fall-even years)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
  10. AAD 2450 Electronic Engine Controls

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    A complete study of automotive computer and advanced fuel delivery systems and their components. This course will emphasis the study of various electrical sensors, the use of advanced scan tools, and various actuators. Lab projects will include in-depth instruction on various scan tools, diagnosing electrical sensors and various actuator components. Students will be trained on voltmeters, ammeters, scan tools and lab scopes. Students will also learn diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures using flow charts. Lab assignments will be completed using static vehicles and interactive computerized trainers. (Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1110LBLE AND AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Advance Engine Performance Diagnostics pkg. 5th edition
        Author(s)
        Halderman
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780132540094
        Cost
        $127.00
  11. AAD 2520 Automotive Power Train II

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $97.00
    Course Description:

    A concentrated study of the major automatic transmissions and transaxles used with modern gasoline and diesel powered vehicles. Overhaul procedures for automatic transmissions and transaxles are emphasized. The use of scan tools, gauges and flow charts for diagnostic procedures are discussed. Lab projects include static transmissions and computerized interactive trainers. To simulate road conditions the static transmission will be operated on a test stand. (Spring–Odd years)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD2440LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  12. AAD 2640 Fuel and Emission Systems

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $105.00
    Course Description:

    A thorough study of automotive fuel and emission systems and their components. This course will explain the combustion process of fuels and the emissions that are emitted from each fuel. Students will learn state and federal emission laws and study fuel delivery systems up to and including throttle body injection (TBI). Students learn to test, remove and replace electric and manual fuel pumps. Advanced test equipment including labscopes will be used to troubleshoot and diagnose problems. Four- and five-gas analyzers will be used to demonstrate emission problems. The chassis dynamometer will be used to enhance troubleshooting techniques. (Fall)

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  13. AAD 2660 Air Conditioning and Heating

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $105.00
    Course Description:

    Study of principles of automotive and truck heating and air conditioning systems, including heat transfer, change of state, and pressure-temperature relationships. An emphasis is placed on diagnosing, servicing, repairing, testing and associated safety procedures. Lab training includes the use of an interactive computer trainer and static vehicles. (Spring)

    Prerequisites:
    AAD1110LBLE AND AAD1150LBLE
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Auto Heating & Air Conditioning 6th edition
        Author(s)
        Biron
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780132551533
        Cost
        $127.00
  14. AAD 2700 Special Topics - Automotive

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
  15. AAD 2900 Automotive Capstone

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Students will work with faculty to choose a project that includes: planning and designing a project, estimate materials and costs, purchase materials and construct the project. Student and instructor will hold frequent conferences to plan and implement the project. During the planning stage, student will create a time line and then follow the schedule as part of the capstone project. A final report will be written and presented using current computer technology and conform to industrial and governmental standards. (Spring)

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  16. AAD 2980 Co-op Work Experience

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $20.00
    Course Description:

    A cooperative work experience is on or off campus paid employment which augments formal instruction in the Power Technologies curriculum. The experience is coordinated by the Cooperative Education Coordinator who visits the job site for a conference with the student and supervisor at least once per semester. As part of this course the student must attend a cooperative education orientation. A maximum of nine credit hours may be earned in cooperative work experience. (On Demand)

    Prerequisites:
    EBE2980FE
    Corequisites:
  17. AAD 2990 Transfer-In 200 level

    Credits:
    0
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites: