AUTO.150.SYL.2012-1.Rev01-07-12

AUTO.150.SYL.2012-1.Rev01-07-12 - Rev 01-07-12 COURSE...

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Page 1 of 6 Rev 01-07-12 COURSE SYLLABUS AUTO 150 STEERING & SUSPENSION SYSTEMS Instructor: Raymond K. Scow Sr. Telephone: Office 856-5311 - Home: 747-9036 - Cel: 843-6022 Fax: 856-5320 - Office: 141 - E-mail: rscow@tmcc.edu Or rscow@att.net Web Site: http://classes.tmcc.edu/rscow/ Class Location: Edison Automotive Classroom 134, Lab 130 Auto Tool Room Telephone: 856-5314 Meeting Times: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 1:00 pm to 4:50 pm Meeting Dates: March 26 th to May 11 th 2012 Credit Hours: Five AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM SCHOOL OF SCIENCE APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY DIVISION EDISON CAMPUS TMCC TECHNICAL INSTITUTE 475 EDISON WAY RENO, NV 89502-4103
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Page 2 of 6 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course covers the theory and hands-on skills needed for maintenance and repair of automotive and truck steering and suspension systems. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of operation and repair of the steering systems, suspension systems, active suspension systems and wheel alignment. This class covers ASE A-4 test preparation and can assist with upgrade training or the student wishing to gain entry-level automotive related employment. COURSE OBJECTIVES Demonstrate basic problem-solving skills Identify common steering and suspension components Practice effective employability skills Recognize and practice workplace safety Use of wheel alignment equipment Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to: COURSE OUTCOMES Successful students will follow the correct diagnosis and repair procedures for manual and power assist steering systems. Repair of failed or worn suspension components. Correct use of wheel alignment equipment and adjustment. Student will use repair manuals and follow manufacturer's repair procedures for automotive and truck steering and suspension systems. Correct use of special tools for the repair of steering and suspension systems. Align the front suspension systems to manufacturer's specifications. NATEF standards will be followed. COURSE MEASURE The instructor will evaluate the student's correct use of special equipment and repair procedures by use of lab worksheets and hands on testing. The instructor will assess the accuracy of the student's written testing and repair procedures by the use of hands on repair of the automobile or truck. INSTRUCTOR'S PHILOSOPHY
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course AUTO 150 taught by Professor Raymondk.scowsr. during the Spring '12 term at Truckee Meadows Community College.

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AUTO.150.SYL.2012-1.Rev01-07-12 - Rev 01-07-12 COURSE...

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