ATC 115 Automotive Electrical Systems (4 credits)

This course is an introductory course applied to the automobile. DC and AC circuits including series, parallel and series parallel are investigated. Concepts of magnetism and inductance are studied and applied to starting and charging systems. Laboratory emphasis is on basic electronic test equipment for diagnosing basic vehicle accessories and systems. Three class hours and a three-hour lab. Prerequisite: MAT 088 or permission of instructor; co-requisite: ATC 115L.