Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AUTO 101 - Introduction to Automotive Technology


(R only) CE

An introduction to the operating systems of the modern automobile. Explores current changes in the industry along with career opportunities. Covers identification and the safe use of hand, pneumatic, and electrical tools used in automotive service. Explains the basic operating procedures of shop equipment. Presents Occupational Safety and Health Act standards pertaining to the automotive field for greater individual and environmental safety. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly AT 101.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify common automotive hand tools.
  • Identify common automotive pneumatic tools and equipment.
  • Identify common automotive electrical tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of hand tools.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of pneumatic tools and equipment .
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of electrical tools and equipment.
  • Interpret MSD’s.
  • Passing score on SP2 - Safety & Pollution prevention web training -OSHA training for automobile repair shops.
  • Demonstrate shop safety in all repairs and service performed.
  • Explain and demonstrate an understanding of various automotive career opportunities.
  • Interpret vehicle identification placards.
  • Navigate and interpret service information.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Tires, Wheels, Bearings.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Tires, Wheels, Bearings.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Suspension, Steering systems.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Suspension, Steering systems.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Brakes.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Brakes.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Automatic Transmission/Transaxles and Driveline.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Automatic Transmission/Transaxles and Driveline.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Manual Transmission/Transaxles and Driveline.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Manual Transmission/Transaxles and Driveline.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Engines .
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Engines.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Lubrication system.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Lubrication system.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Cooling system.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Cooling system.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Batteries, Bulbs and Wipers.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Batteries, Bulbs and Wipers.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Air and Fuel Induction systems.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Air and Fuel Induction systems.
  • Identify components, subsystems and operation - Ignition systems.
  • Perform Testing / Service / Repair / Removal - Ignition systems.


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