• Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence

    2012-2013 Academic Year

    Department

    IAT

    ADVANCED POWER MECHANICS

    Instructor

    James Johnston

    Email Address

    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

     
     

    Course Description

    AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES TECHNOLOGY (Advanced Auto Mechanics)

    Automotive Services Technology includes classroom and laboratory experiences that incorporate training in service and repair work on all types of automotive vehicles. Included in the course is training in the use of service/repair information and a variety of hand and power tools. Instruction and practice provides opportunities for students to diagnose malfunctions, disassemble units, perform parts inspections, and repair and replace parts. Course content should address NATEF/ ASE standards leading to certification in one or more of the following areas: steering and suspension; brakes; engine performance; manual transmissions and differential; automatic transmissions; electrical systems; air conditioning; and, engine repair. Mathematical skills will be reinforced through precision measuring activities and cost estimation/calculation activities. Scientific principles taught and reinforced in this course include the study of viscosity, friction, thermal expansion, and compound solutions. Written and oral skills will also be emphasized to help students communicate with customers, colleagues, and supervisors.

    · Grade Levels: 12

    · Prerequisites: Transportation Processes A & B with a minimum grade of 75%

    · Credits: 1 trimester course for 2 credits (2 periods per trimester)

    · Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas

    · A Career Academic Sequence, Career-Technical program, or Flex Credit course.

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