AUT 1110 Brake Systems AUT 111L Brake Systems Lab

AUT 1110 | AUT111L
Automotive Brakes Theory | Lab
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This is a Concurrent Enrollment Course, offering both high school credit through ______________ High
School and college credit through Utah Valley University. Credit from this course is transferable to all
colleges and universities. Contact the receiving institution for how the credits will be applied.
For automotive majors. Covers the principles of automotive braking including hydraulic theory, diagnosis,
and service of brake systems. Studies drum, disc, and power units. Includes wheel bearing adjustments,
packing, and troubleshooting. Discusses tire construction including both lateral and radial run out and wheel
balancing techniques.
Provides hands on brake systems instruction, including drum, disc, and power units. Includes wheel bearing
adjustments, packing, and troubleshooting. Labs include tire construction, both lateral and radial run out
and wheel balancing techniques.
This class is available to all high school juniors and seniors in good academic standing. High school
prerequisites apply. There are no college prerequisites for this course.
“Today’s Technician: Automotive Brake Systems,” Clifton Owen.
Objectives | Topics to be Covered
Safety Fundamentals
Brake System fundamentals
Related systems and General Components
Drum Brakes
Park Brakes
Disc Brakes
Power Brakes
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Oral Presentation:
Topics for this presentation are any relevant to this class. This presentation will be no longer than ten
minutes long (including two or three minutes of Q&A). A type written synopsis of your report of up to one
page must be submitted on the day of the presentation. Grades will be assessed based the following criteria:
Technical information presented--Visual aid use--Service information presented--Thoroughness and accuracy
of subject matter. I will grade the written portion of this assignment on report appearance and quality
(correct spelling and grammar etc.)
Department Policies
Attendance and Participation
Regular attendance and participation is an absolute for the successful completion of this course.
Participation ~ Assignments ~ Grading Philosophy
Student’s grades are composed of participation points earned in class, class assignments, oral presentation,
quizzes and tests.
Grading Scale
A = 100-94
B - = 82-80
D+ = 69-67
A - = 93-90
C+ = 79-77
D = 66-63
B+ = 89-87
C = 76-73
D - = 62-60
B = 86-83
C - = 72-70
F = 59-0
Grades and Credit
You will receive the same grade for your high school course as you receive for your college course. Your
grade for this class will become part of your permanent college transcript and will affect your GPA. A low
grade in this course can affect college acceptance and scholarship eligibility.
University Policies
Academic Integrity
Utah Valley University expects all students to maintain integrity and high standards of individual honesty in
academic work, to obey the law, and to show respect for others. Students of this class are expected to
support an environment of academic integrity, have the right to such an environment, and should avoid all
aspects of academic dishonesty. Examples of academic dishonesty include plagiarizing, faking of data,
sharing information during an exam, discussing an exam with another student who has not taken the exam,
consulting reference material during an exam, submitting a written assignment which was authored by
someone other than you, and/or cheating in any form. Violators of this policy will be subject to disciplinary
action. Cheating will not be tolerated. It will result in a FAILING grade for the course.
In keeping with UVU policy, evidence of academic dishonesty may result in a failing grade in the course and
disciplinary review by the college. Additional information on this topic is published in the student handbook
and is available on the UVU website.
Students with Disabilities
If you have any disability, which may impair your ability to successfully, complete this course, please contact
the Accessibility Services office, 863-8747, BU 146. Academic accommodations are granted for all students
who have qualified documented disabilities. All services are coordinated with the Accessibility Services
Dropping the Class
_________ is the last day to drop the course without it showing on your transcript.
_________ is the last day to withdraw from the class.
If you drop the high school class, you must also withdraw from the UVU class to avoid receiving an E or UW
(unofficial withdrawal).
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