AUT 151 - Automotive Braking Systems Diagnostics at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Introduces basic and advanced automotive braking system concepts, including theory and practical application. Provides instruction on Antilock Braking Systems, base brake systems, and Virginia State Inspection practices. Covers basic mechanical brake systems, hydraulics, precision measuring instruments, and how to use diagnostic test equipment. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A5 Brakes Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
5 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of the course is to introduce basic and advanced automotive braking system concepts, including theory and practical application. It provides instruction on Antilock Braking Systems, base brake systems, and Virginia State Inspection practices. Covers basic mechanical brake systems, hydraulics, precision measuring instruments, and how to use diagnostic test equipment. The course also prepares students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A5 Brakes Certification examination.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

AUT 149

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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