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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUMT 1405 - Introduction to Automotive Technology

4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 4 hrs. lab.) An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, professional responsibilities, and basic automotive maintenance. May be taught manufacturer specific. Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Utilize appropriate safety procedures.
2 - Describe historical development and career information of the automotive industry.
3 - Demonstrate safe, professional, and responsible work practices.
4 - Demonstrate the proper use of shop equipment and tools.
5 - Describe the eight Automotive Service excellence (ASE) vehicle subsystems.
6 - Use service information.
7 - Perform basic automotive maintenance.
8 - NC3: Understand the mechanics of Torque and how it is utilized in industrial applications.
9 - NC3: Understand and explain the equation for calculating Torque.
10 - NC3: Understand why a bolt is like a spring.
11 - NC3: Know the different types or Torque.
12 - NC3: Know the different phases of fastening.
13 - NC3: Know where the yield point of a fastener is.
14 - NC3: Understand the difference between Strength Grades and Property class.
15 - NC3: Identify a Bolt or Nut¿s grade or class by looking at its markings.
16 - NC3: Understand all of the physical and mechanical properties of fasteners.
17 - NC3: Understand why there is standardization of fasteners.
18 - NC3: Know when to use washers.
19 - NC3: Understand what the Elastic Range and Plastic Range are.