AT112 - Engine Electronics

AT112 - Engine Electronics
Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): AT100 Performance Fundamentals, AT108 Automotive Electrical Foundations.
Co-requisites: None.
 
This lecture/laboratory course utilizes the students’ prior understanding of electrical/electronic principles to better comprehend the complex electronically controlled systems used to monitor engine operation and emission compliance. Additionally students will study the theory of operation, design and problem diagnosis of modern ignition systems.  Computerized engine controls, sensors and actuators and engine management systems will be discussed and diagnosed using the most sophisticated training aids in the industry.   The laboratory component of the course includes various activities that follow the guidelines of the National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  A library/internet research written project concerning some aspect of an automobile’s engine electronic system will be assigned and is an integral component of this course.