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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

124 Southside Virginia

124 Southside Virginia Community College related to the student’s occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selections and pursuit of career opportunities in the field. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. AUTOMOTIVE AUT 100 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practices (3 Cr) Introduces shop practices for automotive laboratory and shop safety, identification and use of hand tools, general power equipment and maintenance of automotive shop. Explains basic operation procedures of standard shop equipment. Presents Occupational Safety and Health Act standards pertaining to the automotive field. Lec- ture 2- 3 hours per week. AUT 101 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practices (3-4 Cr) Introduces fundamental systems of automobile, the engine fuel, exhaust, electric, ignition, lubrication, cooling, transmission, steering, brake and suspension systems. Teaches theory and function of each system. Demonstrates operation. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. AUT 111 Automotive Engines I (3 Cr) Presents analysis of power, cylinder condition, valves and bearings in the automotive engine to establish the present condition, repairs or adjustments. Part I of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. AUT 112 Automotive Engines II (3 Cr) Presents analysis of power, cylinder condition, valves and bearings in the automotive engine to establish the present condition, repairs or adjustments. Part II of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. AUT 121 Automotive Fuel Systems I (3 Cr) Analyzes major domestic and foreign automotive fuel systems to include carburetors and fuel injection systems. Includes detailed inspection and discussion of fuel tanks, connecting lines, instruments, filters, fuel pumps, superchargers, and turbo charger. Also includes complete diagnosis, troubleshooting, overhaul and factory adjustment procedures of all major carbureted and fuel injection systems. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week. AUT 125 Anti-Pollution Systems (3 Cr) Studies various anti-pollution systems used on modern automobiles, installation, inspection, repair, and service. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. AUT 130 Introduction to Auto Mechanics (3 Cr) Introduces auto mechanics, covering auto shop safety, tool identification and use. Explains automobile system theory and function. Stresses quality work practices and job opportunities. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week. AUT 136 Automotive Vehicle Inspection (2 Cr) Presents information on methods for performing automotive vehicle safety inspection. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week. AUT 141 Auto Power Trains I (3-4 Cr) Presents operation, design, construction and repair of powertrain components, standard and automatic transmission. Includes clutches, propeller shaft, universal joints, rear axle assemblies, fluid couplings, torque converters as well as 2, 3, and 4 speed standard, overdrive and automatic transmissions. Part I of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours. Total 4-8 hours per week. AUT 142 Auto Power Trains II (3-4 Cr) Presents operation, design, construction and repair of powertrain components, standard and automatic transmission. Includes clutches, propeller shaft, universal joints, rear axle assemblies, fluid couplings, torque converters as well as 2, 3, and 4 speed standard, overdrive and automatic transmissions. Part II of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours. Total 4-8 hours per week. AUT 156 Small Gasoline Engines (2 Cr) Studies small gasoline engine operating principles, construction, design, variety, and their many purposes. Gives instruction on two-cycle and four-cycle small gas engines, their construction, design, fuel system, igni- tion system, and lubricating systems. Demonstrates disassembly, reconditioning, overhaul and reassembly in the lab. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. AUT 161 Automotive Diagnosis I (3 Cr) Introduces principles of automotive maintenance using modern diagnostic methods. Uses theory and laboratory experiments designed to explain and illustrate scientific basis of modern electronic and mechanical diagnostic procedures. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

AUT 178 Automotive Final Drive and Manual Transmission Systems (4 Cr) Presents the operation, design, construction and repair of manual transmissions and final drive systems, for both front and rear drive vehicles, including clutches, synchronizers, torque multiplication/gear reduction, along with differentials, transmission/transaxles, drive axles, U-joints, CV joints, 4-wheel drive and all-wheel drive systems. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. AUT 195 Topics In Microcomputers for Automotive Technicians (3 Cr) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. AUT 217 Computerized Fuel Systems (3 Cr) Introduces devices which sense the engine condition and control fuel mixture to introduce economical fuel consumption. Teaches theory of operation, testing adjustment and repair or replacement of these devices. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week. AUT 230 Introduction to Alternative Fuels and Hybrid Vehicles (3 Cr) Introduces current trends in alternative fueled vehicles including current alternative fueled vehicles and the implication and safety precautions necessary for working on hybrid vehicles systems. Lecture 3 hours per week. AUT 235 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning (3 Cr) Studies separate and combined automotive heaters and air conditioners, including direct and vacuum-operated controls, basic principles of refrigeration, adjustment, general servicing, and charging of air conditioning systems. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I (3 Cr) Introduces electricity and magnetism, symbols and circuitry as applied to the alternators, regulators, starters, lighting systems, instruments and gauges. Lecture 2- 3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. AUT 242 Automotive Electricity II (3 Cr) Introduces electricity and magnetism, symbols and circuitry as applied to the alternators, regulators, starters, lighting systems, instruments and gauges and accessories. Part II of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. AUT 245 Automotive Electronics (3-4 Cr) Introduces field of electronics as it applies to the modern automobile. Emphasizes basic circuit operation, diagnosis and repair of digital indicator and warning systems. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 3- 6 hours per week. AUT 251 Automatic Transmissions I (3-4 Cr) Studies several types of automatic transmissions, torque converters, and their principles of operation. Includes adjustment, maintenance, and rebuilding. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours. Total 4-8 hours per week. AUT 265 Automotive Braking Systems (3 Cr) Presents operation, design, construction, repair, and servicing of braking system, including Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS). Explains uses of tools and test equipment, evaluation of test results, estimation of repair cost for power, standard and disc brakes. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week. AUT 266 Auto Alignment, Suspension and Steering (3 Cr) Introduces use of alignment equipment in diagnosing, adjusting, and repairing front and rear suspensions. Deals with repair and servicing of power and standard steering systems. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7- 8 hours per week. AUT 267 Automotive Suspension and Braking Systems (3 Cr) Presents the operation, design, construction, repair, and servicing of braking and suspension systems. Ex- plains use of tools and test equipment, evaluation of test results, estimation of repair cost, front and rear suspension alignment, power and standard steering, and power, standard and disc brakes. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. AUT 268 Automotive Alignment (2 Cr) Studies use of alignment equipment in diagnosing, adjusting, and repairing suspension problems. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week. AUT 273 Automotive Driveability and Tune-Up I (3 Cr) Presents diagnostic and service procedures for automatic electrical and mechanical systems. Teaches use of tools and test equipment, evaluation of test results,