Automotive Electronics OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Automotive Electronics Course by Weber State

Published Feb 10, 2009

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In this OpenCourseWare of Weber State University's 'Automotive Electronics,' students explore electronic systems in automobiles, as well as diagnosis and correction of common electrical problems, government safety regulations, fuel economy and emission standards are considered along with the history and evolution of electrical design in automobiles. Students interested in this undergraduate-level course from the Department of Automotive Technology should expect detailed explanations of electrical concepts and have some prior knowledge of automotive repair techniques.

Automotive Electronics: Course Specifics

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Automotive Electronics: Course Description

For students interested in expanding their knowledge of how electrical systems function in automobiles, this course offers the necessary electrical fundamentals and practical knowledge. In this OpenCourseWare from Weber State University, students study the theory of electrical systems in automobiles and diagnose and learn repairs for many automobile problems. Students gain exposure to electronic service information and computer inputs, outputs and communication systems. Use of an appropriate diagnostic process is emphasized, along with the use of the right diagnostic tools. These undergraduate-level course materials Weber State University Professor John Kelly.

A reading list, lecture notes and sample assignments are offered online for free.