Automotive Electricity, Battery and Cranking Systems

Course Description

Automotive electricity including the electron theory, fundamentals of circuit construction and interpretation, principles of magnetism as applied to electric motors, relays and coils. Diagnosis, troubleshooting and servicing of automotive battery and cranking systems including system repair procedures. Developing skills in the use of test equipment including the DVOM and electrical load testing tools for the analysis and diagnosis of these types of electrical systems.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23791 AUTO 99A 55 MTWRF·· 07:30 AM-08:50 AM Pete Vernazza E12F
MTWRF·· 09:00 AM-12:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-09-25 to 2023-11-03.
AUTO-099A-55: Meets fully ON-Campus. This class meets on campus as noted in the class listing. Course sequence contract required prior to attendance.

Course Details

7 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 9
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

  • ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
  • Elementary algebra or equivalent (or higher), or appropriate placement beyond elementary algebra
  • Limitations on Enrollment and Entrance Skills

    Limitations on Enrollment
    Approved Automotive Technology Course Sequence Contract required.
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