Automotive Electrical (APTE5502)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to analytically examine the theoretical and practical aspects of vehicle electrical systems.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: TTEC5313.
Topics include: 

Appropriate selection from following topics
Electrical distribution systems
Automotive wiring diagrams and standards , electrical simulation and analysis, circuit laws in resistive networks,
appropriately size components such as fuses and cables, resistivity, temperature coefficient, inductance, relays , shields , twisted pair, bridge circuits, Kirchhoffs law
Battery technology
Lead acid , Nickel Metal-Hydride, Lithium-ion, Super capacitors
Starting and charging
Alternators, rectifiers, magnetism, electromagnetic effects, generators, voltage regulators, batteries, starting systems, solenoids and relays,
integrated starter alternator technology
Emerging trends in integrated starter/alternator technologies
Diagnosis
Open circuit, high resistance, short circuit feedback problems, high impedance testers, multi-meters, inductive ammeters, circuit analysis, predicting voltages and fault diagnostic charts
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1066

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (182-2002)
16 Oct 18 - 20 Nov 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (182-2002)

Class: 1185

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)

Class: 5246

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (180-2044)
17 Oct 17 - 21 Nov 17 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (180-2044)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering.

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