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 2021-09-20 to 2021-10-31.

Footnote Information

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
Four hours lecture, nine hours laboratory (156 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Approved Automotive Technology Course Sequence Contract.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273; MATH 212 or equivalent.
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