AUMT-1445 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning


David Chavez

Credit Summer 2022


Section(s)

AUMT-1445-500 (45068)
LEC MW 7:30am - 11:00am RVS RVSB 4217

LAB MW 11:00am - 12:20pm RVS RVSB 4217

Course Requirements

 

 

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

COURSE: AUMT 1445-003

 

SYNONYM NUMBER: 26379

 

AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

 

                                       Wednesday & Thursday, 7:30am – 12:30pm

 

David Chavez

     

OFFICE HOURS: BY APPOINTMENT

 

 OFFICE PHONE NUMBER 223-6092

 

OFFICE: Room 4226

 

E-Mail Address: dchavez@austincc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUMT 1445 – Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

Course description:

Theory of automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis on basic refrigeration cycle and diagnosis, retrofit, and repair of system malfunctions. Covers EPA requirements on recovery of coolants, coolant handling and new refrigerant handling and replacements. Prepares student for ASE testing.

 

Required Textbook: Automotive Heating & Air-conditioning 6th edition – Today’s Technician Series, Classroom and Shop Manuals. Delmar Publishing Co.               

  ISBN#13:9781305497627  By Mark Schnubel

 

Required Supplies: Students are required to bring their tools, listed on the departmental tool list, after the first day of class.

 

Detailed Grading Formula:

Daily Grade:

This grade is based upon the student’s willingness to participate in class and out in the shop. Participation in the classroom and shop includes, but is not limited to, the student bringing their textbooks and supplies every day. Daily grades count for 25% of the final grade. Each day is worth 6.25 points multiplied by the total number of class days, (generally 16 days).

Chapter Review & ASE Questions:

Students will complete the ASE and fill in the blank questions, in the classroom manual,  at the end of the assigned chapters. This grade will count 20% of your folder grade.20% of your folder grade will be from completing your AC Delco test. The other 10% will be neatness and your other need items

Notebook:

Your notebook will be graded on completeness including, chapter review & ASE-Type questions for each chapter, handouts and notes.  The notebook will count 25% of the final grade. See the included notebook requirements page at the end of this syllabus.

Tests:

Your two main test (mid-term and final) combined will count 25% of the final grade.

Shop Grade:

This grade is based on work completed in the shop, how well you work in the shop, attendance, how well you work with others and lab worksheets. The shop grade will count as 25% of your final grade.

There will be a shop clean-up as needed.

 

The Grading Scale:

                                    90-100 A

80-89   B

                                                70-79   C

60-69   D

  1. F

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy:

The College System believes that regular attendance in all classes is necessary and makes no distinction between excused and unexcused absences. I will personally excuse absences within reason and at my discretion. This applies only to the number of absences counted towards dropping a student, not daily/shop/final grades. I deduct five grade points off your final grade for each hour that you are absent and/or tardy.

 

Excessive Absences:

Although it is the responsibility of the student to drop a course for nonattendance, the instructor has full authority to drop a student. Students who continue attending class after the official withdrawal date has passed are not eligible to be withdrawn by the instructor. These students must be assigned a grade on the final grade sheet. Students who are absent for two class meetings (10 hours), or an accumulation of 10 hours of being late, absent, or leaving early, will either be dropped, or receive a grade of F for a final grade.

 

Religious Holidays:

If you observe a religious holiday and miss class, you must notify your instructor in writing two weeks in advance to arrange to take a test or make up an assignment. A religious holiday is a holy day observed by a religion whose place of worship is exempt from property taxation under Section 11.20, Tax Code.

 

Administrative Withdrawals

Students may be dropped from this course after accumulating absences in excess of 10 hours of instruction (lecture and lab). Administrative drops are at the discretion of the instructor. Failure to withdraw officially may result in a grade of F in the course.

 

 Tardiness Policy

Students who are not present when role is taken will be marked tardy. Excessive tardiness will affect your grade. I deduct five grade points off of your final grade for each hour that you are tardy or leave early.

 

Make-Up Policy

All students that miss assignments must ask the instructor for make-up work. If make-up work is not asked for it will not be given. All assignments with no grade at the end of the grading period will receive a grade of F for that particular assignment. Make-up work may not be identical to the original assignment.

 

Tool Policy

After the first day of class, students must bring their tools to class every day. If you fail to bring your tools you cannot complete the shop tasks. If you do not bring your tools it will negatively affect your shop grade. Students must bring all the tools listed on the tool lists every day to class. Borrowing of tools is discouraged.

 

 

Policy on Academic Dishonesty

Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism, and collusion.

Cheating on a test includes:

1. Copying from another student=s test paper; using, during a test, materials not authorized by the person giving the test.

2. Collaborating with another student during a test without authority.

3. Knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, transporting, or soliciting in whole or part the contents of an un-administered test.

                       4. Bribing another person to obtain a test that is to be administered.

 

 

Plagiarism means the appropriation of another’s work and the unacknowledged incorporation of that work in one’s own work for credit.

Collusion means the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing written work offered for credit. Students guilty of academic dishonesty can be given a grade of F or 0 for the particular test or assignment involved. In extreme cases or for repeated violations, guilty students can be assigned a failing grade in a course or recommended for probation or dismissal from the College System.

           

Course Outline:

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 1 Tools & Safety, Ch. 1 Questions due next class. Test next class.

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 3 History & Purpose. Test Ch. 1(Safety).

Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 4 Engine Cooling & Comfort Heating

 Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 10 System controls.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 9 Case & Duct Systems.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 2 Temperature & Pressure fundamentals.

Week 4 – Review for Mid-term

Week 4 –. Mid-Term exam – All chapters covered to date.

Week 5 – Lecture Ch. 5 System Components.

Week 15 – Lecture Ch. 6 System Servicing & Testing.

Week 6 – Lecture Ch. 8 Compressors & Clutches.

Week 7 – Shop Work,

Week 8 – Review of test

Week 8 – Final Exam, Last Day of Class

.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

At Austin Community College, we work to provide good educational opportunities for all students. To help you in your class this semester, please read these paragraphs to understand what you can expect from your instructor, and what your instructor expects from you.

You can expect the instructor to:

-Inform you in the first week of class of course content and grading procedures through the course syllabus. The course syllabus will contain information about dates of tests and assignments; make-up policies; late policies; the instructor=s office hours; the  instructor’s telephone number; and the method of determining the course grade.

-Meet with you, either before class or after class, or by appointment.

-Discuss with you any problems that you have that relate to the class.

-Treat you with courtesy, even when there is disagreement.

The instructor expects you to:

-Be in class 100% of the time. If you are absent more than 10 hours of the class due to absence, or lateness, you may be dropped from the class.

-Find out about work you have missed. Keep a copy of the course syllabus.

Arrange to make up work missed, if possible.

-Behave appropriately in class. This means:

            ***not speaking with other students while the instructor is lecturing

***not leaving the classroom during class except when absolutely necessary

            ***not entering class late or leaving early, except in emergencies

***not working on other class work during class lecture or discussion time

***not bringing children to class

***not bringing PHONES or BEEPERS into class

***not bringing food or drinks into areas where they are forbidden

Disruptive behavior will result in Security being called. Disruptive students will be removed from class.

If a student destroys or breaks a car or anything in the shop will be dropped from class.

 

 

Students are also expected to:

-Purchase required textbooks and other equipment during the first week of class. If the student does not have their books by the 3rd week of school then they can be dropped from the class.

-Discuss with the instructor problems that you are having with the class before          asking others for help in resolving the situation.

-Check on your grades often and discuss concerns early -- do not wait until the last week of the semester.

-Treat the instructor with courtesy, even when there is disagreement. Also, treat other

students with courtesy.

 

The college expects you to:

Read the catalog and student handbook to stay abreast of all policies.

If you experience any problems with your class, please discuss the problem with your instructor,

David Chavez, at 223-0374.  If this is impossible please contact the Automotive Administrative Assistant Wanda Pierce at 223-6089.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTEBOOK REQUIREMENTS & ORDER

 

1. 1st Section COVER SHEET                                           10 points

 

2. 2ND Section SYLLABUS                                                 10 points

 

3. 3RD Section NOTES                                                        20 points

 

4. 4th Section HANDOUTS                                                20 points

 

5. 5th Section CHAPTER STUDY QUESTIONS             20 points

 

6. 6th Section AC Delco training                                         20 points

 

The cover sheet will have the following items to receive all points:

1. Your name

2. Class name

3. Class number; ex. AUMT 1445

4. Instructor name

5. Time and days of class. Ex. Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Notes will be as complete as possible. I will be looking for notes taken from every class discussion and from every chapter. For example, we may talk about a particular subject for more than one day. Your notes should be dated and include the particular chapter being discussed. To earn 20 points in this area, students must take copious notes from all discussions in all chapters.

All handouts that will fit in your notebook must be in your notebook to receive all twenty points. If you don’t know if you should keep something ask your instructor.

 

The study questions at the end of each chapter must be included in your notebook. To get all 20 points, the questions must be answered completely and thoroughly. They must also be in order by chapter.

 

All notebooks must be neat and in order as stated above and by chapter and date. For example, points will be taken off if the chapters are out of order or the notes are out of order according to the date or out of the order as stated above.

 

Do not use the first page of this syllabus as your cover sheet. It is advisable that you purchase a 1.5” or 2”, 3 ring binder as a notebook.

 

Your notebook is due to be turned in on the week before              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have read, understand and agree with the guidelines that are outlined in this syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

______________________________

Student Name - Print

 

 

_______________________________                                  ___________________

Student Signature                                                                   Date

 


Readings

 

 

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

COURSE: AUMT 1445-003

 

SYNONYM NUMBER: 26379

 

AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

 

                                       Wednesday & Thursday, 7:30am – 12:30pm

 

David Chavez

     

OFFICE HOURS: BY APPOINTMENT

 

 OFFICE PHONE NUMBER 223-6092

 

OFFICE: Room 4226

 

E-Mail Address: dchavez@austincc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUMT 1445 – Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

Course description:

Theory of automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis on basic refrigeration cycle and diagnosis, retrofit, and repair of system malfunctions. Covers EPA requirements on recovery of coolants, coolant handling and new refrigerant handling and replacements. Prepares student for ASE testing.

 

Required Textbook: Automotive Heating & Air-conditioning 6th edition – Today’s Technician Series, Classroom and Shop Manuals. Delmar Publishing Co.               

  ISBN#13:9781305497627  By Mark Schnubel

 

Required Supplies: Students are required to bring their tools, listed on the departmental tool list, after the first day of class.

 

Detailed Grading Formula:

Daily Grade:

This grade is based upon the student’s willingness to participate in class and out in the shop. Participation in the classroom and shop includes, but is not limited to, the student bringing their textbooks and supplies every day. Daily grades count for 25% of the final grade. Each day is worth 6.25 points multiplied by the total number of class days, (generally 16 days).

Chapter Review & ASE Questions:

Students will complete the ASE and fill in the blank questions, in the classroom manual,  at the end of the assigned chapters. This grade will count 20% of your folder grade.20% of your folder grade will be from completing your AC Delco test. The other 10% will be neatness and your other need items

Notebook:

Your notebook will be graded on completeness including, chapter review & ASE-Type questions for each chapter, handouts and notes.  The notebook will count 25% of the final grade. See the included notebook requirements page at the end of this syllabus.

Tests:

Your two main test (mid-term and final) combined will count 25% of the final grade.

Shop Grade:

This grade is based on work completed in the shop, how well you work in the shop, attendance, how well you work with others and lab worksheets. The shop grade will count as 25% of your final grade.

There will be a shop clean-up as needed.

 

The Grading Scale:

                                    90-100 A

80-89   B

                                                70-79   C

60-69   D

  1. F

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy:

The College System believes that regular attendance in all classes is necessary and makes no distinction between excused and unexcused absences. I will personally excuse absences within reason and at my discretion. This applies only to the number of absences counted towards dropping a student, not daily/shop/final grades. I deduct five grade points off your final grade for each hour that you are absent and/or tardy.

 

Excessive Absences:

Although it is the responsibility of the student to drop a course for nonattendance, the instructor has full authority to drop a student. Students who continue attending class after the official withdrawal date has passed are not eligible to be withdrawn by the instructor. These students must be assigned a grade on the final grade sheet. Students who are absent for two class meetings (10 hours), or an accumulation of 10 hours of being late, absent, or leaving early, will either be dropped, or receive a grade of F for a final grade.

 

Religious Holidays:

If you observe a religious holiday and miss class, you must notify your instructor in writing two weeks in advance to arrange to take a test or make up an assignment. A religious holiday is a holy day observed by a religion whose place of worship is exempt from property taxation under Section 11.20, Tax Code.

 

Administrative Withdrawals

Students may be dropped from this course after accumulating absences in excess of 10 hours of instruction (lecture and lab). Administrative drops are at the discretion of the instructor. Failure to withdraw officially may result in a grade of F in the course.

 

 Tardiness Policy

Students who are not present when role is taken will be marked tardy. Excessive tardiness will affect your grade. I deduct five grade points off of your final grade for each hour that you are tardy or leave early.

 

Make-Up Policy

All students that miss assignments must ask the instructor for make-up work. If make-up work is not asked for it will not be given. All assignments with no grade at the end of the grading period will receive a grade of F for that particular assignment. Make-up work may not be identical to the original assignment.

 

Tool Policy

After the first day of class, students must bring their tools to class every day. If you fail to bring your tools you cannot complete the shop tasks. If you do not bring your tools it will negatively affect your shop grade. Students must bring all the tools listed on the tool lists every day to class. Borrowing of tools is discouraged.

 

 

Policy on Academic Dishonesty

Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism, and collusion.

Cheating on a test includes:

1. Copying from another student=s test paper; using, during a test, materials not authorized by the person giving the test.

2. Collaborating with another student during a test without authority.

3. Knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, transporting, or soliciting in whole or part the contents of an un-administered test.

                       4. Bribing another person to obtain a test that is to be administered.

 

 

Plagiarism means the appropriation of another’s work and the unacknowledged incorporation of that work in one’s own work for credit.

Collusion means the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing written work offered for credit. Students guilty of academic dishonesty can be given a grade of F or 0 for the particular test or assignment involved. In extreme cases or for repeated violations, guilty students can be assigned a failing grade in a course or recommended for probation or dismissal from the College System.

           

Course Outline:

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 1 Tools & Safety, Ch. 1 Questions due next class. Test next class.

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 3 History & Purpose. Test Ch. 1(Safety).

Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 4 Engine Cooling & Comfort Heating

 Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 10 System controls.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 9 Case & Duct Systems.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 2 Temperature & Pressure fundamentals.

Week 4 – Review for Mid-term

Week 4 –. Mid-Term exam – All chapters covered to date.

Week 5 – Lecture Ch. 5 System Components.

Week 15 – Lecture Ch. 6 System Servicing & Testing.

Week 6 – Lecture Ch. 8 Compressors & Clutches.

Week 7 – Shop Work,

Week 8 – Review of test

Week 8 – Final Exam, Last Day of Class

.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

At Austin Community College, we work to provide good educational opportunities for all students. To help you in your class this semester, please read these paragraphs to understand what you can expect from your instructor, and what your instructor expects from you.

You can expect the instructor to:

-Inform you in the first week of class of course content and grading procedures through the course syllabus. The course syllabus will contain information about dates of tests and assignments; make-up policies; late policies; the instructor=s office hours; the  instructor’s telephone number; and the method of determining the course grade.

-Meet with you, either before class or after class, or by appointment.

-Discuss with you any problems that you have that relate to the class.

-Treat you with courtesy, even when there is disagreement.

The instructor expects you to:

-Be in class 100% of the time. If you are absent more than 10 hours of the class due to absence, or lateness, you may be dropped from the class.

-Find out about work you have missed. Keep a copy of the course syllabus.

Arrange to make up work missed, if possible.

-Behave appropriately in class. This means:

            ***not speaking with other students while the instructor is lecturing

***not leaving the classroom during class except when absolutely necessary

            ***not entering class late or leaving early, except in emergencies

***not working on other class work during class lecture or discussion time

***not bringing children to class

***not bringing PHONES or BEEPERS into class

***not bringing food or drinks into areas where they are forbidden

Disruptive behavior will result in Security being called. Disruptive students will be removed from class.

If a student destroys or breaks a car or anything in the shop will be dropped from class.

 

 

Students are also expected to:

-Purchase required textbooks and other equipment during the first week of class. If the student does not have their books by the 3rd week of school then they can be dropped from the class.

-Discuss with the instructor problems that you are having with the class before          asking others for help in resolving the situation.

-Check on your grades often and discuss concerns early -- do not wait until the last week of the semester.

-Treat the instructor with courtesy, even when there is disagreement. Also, treat other

students with courtesy.

 

The college expects you to:

Read the catalog and student handbook to stay abreast of all policies.

If you experience any problems with your class, please discuss the problem with your instructor,

David Chavez, at 223-0374.  If this is impossible please contact the Automotive Administrative Assistant Wanda Pierce at 223-6089.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTEBOOK REQUIREMENTS & ORDER

 

1. 1st Section COVER SHEET                                           10 points

 

2. 2ND Section SYLLABUS                                                 10 points

 

3. 3RD Section NOTES                                                        20 points

 

4. 4th Section HANDOUTS                                                20 points

 

5. 5th Section CHAPTER STUDY QUESTIONS             20 points

 

6. 6th Section AC Delco training                                         20 points

 

The cover sheet will have the following items to receive all points:

1. Your name

2. Class name

3. Class number; ex. AUMT 1445

4. Instructor name

5. Time and days of class. Ex. Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Notes will be as complete as possible. I will be looking for notes taken from every class discussion and from every chapter. For example, we may talk about a particular subject for more than one day. Your notes should be dated and include the particular chapter being discussed. To earn 20 points in this area, students must take copious notes from all discussions in all chapters.

All handouts that will fit in your notebook must be in your notebook to receive all twenty points. If you don’t know if you should keep something ask your instructor.

 

The study questions at the end of each chapter must be included in your notebook. To get all 20 points, the questions must be answered completely and thoroughly. They must also be in order by chapter.

 

All notebooks must be neat and in order as stated above and by chapter and date. For example, points will be taken off if the chapters are out of order or the notes are out of order according to the date or out of the order as stated above.

 

Do not use the first page of this syllabus as your cover sheet. It is advisable that you purchase a 1.5” or 2”, 3 ring binder as a notebook.

 

Your notebook is due to be turned in on the week before              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have read, understand and agree with the guidelines that are outlined in this syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

______________________________

Student Name - Print

 

 

_______________________________                                  ___________________

Student Signature                                                                   Date

 


Course Subjects

 

 

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

COURSE: AUMT 1445-003

 

SYNONYM NUMBER: 26379

 

AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

 

                                       Wednesday & Thursday, 7:30am – 12:30pm

 

David Chavez

     

OFFICE HOURS: BY APPOINTMENT

 

 OFFICE PHONE NUMBER 223-6092

 

OFFICE: Room 4226

 

E-Mail Address: dchavez@austincc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUMT 1445 – Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

Course description:

Theory of automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis on basic refrigeration cycle and diagnosis, retrofit, and repair of system malfunctions. Covers EPA requirements on recovery of coolants, coolant handling and new refrigerant handling and replacements. Prepares student for ASE testing.

 

Required Textbook: Automotive Heating & Air-conditioning 6th edition – Today’s Technician Series, Classroom and Shop Manuals. Delmar Publishing Co.               

  ISBN#13:9781305497627  By Mark Schnubel

 

Required Supplies: Students are required to bring their tools, listed on the departmental tool list, after the first day of class.

 

Detailed Grading Formula:

Daily Grade:

This grade is based upon the student’s willingness to participate in class and out in the shop. Participation in the classroom and shop includes, but is not limited to, the student bringing their textbooks and supplies every day. Daily grades count for 25% of the final grade. Each day is worth 6.25 points multiplied by the total number of class days, (generally 16 days).

Chapter Review & ASE Questions:

Students will complete the ASE and fill in the blank questions, in the classroom manual,  at the end of the assigned chapters. This grade will count 20% of your folder grade.20% of your folder grade will be from completing your AC Delco test. The other 10% will be neatness and your other need items

Notebook:

Your notebook will be graded on completeness including, chapter review & ASE-Type questions for each chapter, handouts and notes.  The notebook will count 25% of the final grade. See the included notebook requirements page at the end of this syllabus.

Tests:

Your two main test (mid-term and final) combined will count 25% of the final grade.

Shop Grade:

This grade is based on work completed in the shop, how well you work in the shop, attendance, how well you work with others and lab worksheets. The shop grade will count as 25% of your final grade.

There will be a shop clean-up as needed.

 

The Grading Scale:

                                    90-100 A

80-89   B

                                                70-79   C

60-69   D

  1. F

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy:

The College System believes that regular attendance in all classes is necessary and makes no distinction between excused and unexcused absences. I will personally excuse absences within reason and at my discretion. This applies only to the number of absences counted towards dropping a student, not daily/shop/final grades. I deduct five grade points off your final grade for each hour that you are absent and/or tardy.

 

Excessive Absences:

Although it is the responsibility of the student to drop a course for nonattendance, the instructor has full authority to drop a student. Students who continue attending class after the official withdrawal date has passed are not eligible to be withdrawn by the instructor. These students must be assigned a grade on the final grade sheet. Students who are absent for two class meetings (10 hours), or an accumulation of 10 hours of being late, absent, or leaving early, will either be dropped, or receive a grade of F for a final grade.

 

Religious Holidays:

If you observe a religious holiday and miss class, you must notify your instructor in writing two weeks in advance to arrange to take a test or make up an assignment. A religious holiday is a holy day observed by a religion whose place of worship is exempt from property taxation under Section 11.20, Tax Code.

 

Administrative Withdrawals

Students may be dropped from this course after accumulating absences in excess of 10 hours of instruction (lecture and lab). Administrative drops are at the discretion of the instructor. Failure to withdraw officially may result in a grade of F in the course.

 

 Tardiness Policy

Students who are not present when role is taken will be marked tardy. Excessive tardiness will affect your grade. I deduct five grade points off of your final grade for each hour that you are tardy or leave early.

 

Make-Up Policy

All students that miss assignments must ask the instructor for make-up work. If make-up work is not asked for it will not be given. All assignments with no grade at the end of the grading period will receive a grade of F for that particular assignment. Make-up work may not be identical to the original assignment.

 

Tool Policy

After the first day of class, students must bring their tools to class every day. If you fail to bring your tools you cannot complete the shop tasks. If you do not bring your tools it will negatively affect your shop grade. Students must bring all the tools listed on the tool lists every day to class. Borrowing of tools is discouraged.

 

 

Policy on Academic Dishonesty

Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism, and collusion.

Cheating on a test includes:

1. Copying from another student=s test paper; using, during a test, materials not authorized by the person giving the test.

2. Collaborating with another student during a test without authority.

3. Knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, transporting, or soliciting in whole or part the contents of an un-administered test.

                       4. Bribing another person to obtain a test that is to be administered.

 

 

Plagiarism means the appropriation of another’s work and the unacknowledged incorporation of that work in one’s own work for credit.

Collusion means the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing written work offered for credit. Students guilty of academic dishonesty can be given a grade of F or 0 for the particular test or assignment involved. In extreme cases or for repeated violations, guilty students can be assigned a failing grade in a course or recommended for probation or dismissal from the College System.

           

Course Outline:

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 1 Tools & Safety, Ch. 1 Questions due next class. Test next class.

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 3 History & Purpose. Test Ch. 1(Safety).

Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 4 Engine Cooling & Comfort Heating

 Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 10 System controls.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 9 Case & Duct Systems.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 2 Temperature & Pressure fundamentals.

Week 4 – Review for Mid-term

Week 4 –. Mid-Term exam – All chapters covered to date.

Week 5 – Lecture Ch. 5 System Components.

Week 15 – Lecture Ch. 6 System Servicing & Testing.

Week 6 – Lecture Ch. 8 Compressors & Clutches.

Week 7 – Shop Work,

Week 8 – Review of test

Week 8 – Final Exam, Last Day of Class

.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

At Austin Community College, we work to provide good educational opportunities for all students. To help you in your class this semester, please read these paragraphs to understand what you can expect from your instructor, and what your instructor expects from you.

You can expect the instructor to:

-Inform you in the first week of class of course content and grading procedures through the course syllabus. The course syllabus will contain information about dates of tests and assignments; make-up policies; late policies; the instructor=s office hours; the  instructor’s telephone number; and the method of determining the course grade.

-Meet with you, either before class or after class, or by appointment.

-Discuss with you any problems that you have that relate to the class.

-Treat you with courtesy, even when there is disagreement.

The instructor expects you to:

-Be in class 100% of the time. If you are absent more than 10 hours of the class due to absence, or lateness, you may be dropped from the class.

-Find out about work you have missed. Keep a copy of the course syllabus.

Arrange to make up work missed, if possible.

-Behave appropriately in class. This means:

            ***not speaking with other students while the instructor is lecturing

***not leaving the classroom during class except when absolutely necessary

            ***not entering class late or leaving early, except in emergencies

***not working on other class work during class lecture or discussion time

***not bringing children to class

***not bringing PHONES or BEEPERS into class

***not bringing food or drinks into areas where they are forbidden

Disruptive behavior will result in Security being called. Disruptive students will be removed from class.

If a student destroys or breaks a car or anything in the shop will be dropped from class.

 

 

Students are also expected to:

-Purchase required textbooks and other equipment during the first week of class. If the student does not have their books by the 3rd week of school then they can be dropped from the class.

-Discuss with the instructor problems that you are having with the class before          asking others for help in resolving the situation.

-Check on your grades often and discuss concerns early -- do not wait until the last week of the semester.

-Treat the instructor with courtesy, even when there is disagreement. Also, treat other

students with courtesy.

 

The college expects you to:

Read the catalog and student handbook to stay abreast of all policies.

If you experience any problems with your class, please discuss the problem with your instructor,

David Chavez, at 223-0374.  If this is impossible please contact the Automotive Administrative Assistant Wanda Pierce at 223-6089.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTEBOOK REQUIREMENTS & ORDER

 

1. 1st Section COVER SHEET                                           10 points

 

2. 2ND Section SYLLABUS                                                 10 points

 

3. 3RD Section NOTES                                                        20 points

 

4. 4th Section HANDOUTS                                                20 points

 

5. 5th Section CHAPTER STUDY QUESTIONS             20 points

 

6. 6th Section AC Delco training                                         20 points

 

The cover sheet will have the following items to receive all points:

1. Your name

2. Class name

3. Class number; ex. AUMT 1445

4. Instructor name

5. Time and days of class. Ex. Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Notes will be as complete as possible. I will be looking for notes taken from every class discussion and from every chapter. For example, we may talk about a particular subject for more than one day. Your notes should be dated and include the particular chapter being discussed. To earn 20 points in this area, students must take copious notes from all discussions in all chapters.

All handouts that will fit in your notebook must be in your notebook to receive all twenty points. If you don’t know if you should keep something ask your instructor.

 

The study questions at the end of each chapter must be included in your notebook. To get all 20 points, the questions must be answered completely and thoroughly. They must also be in order by chapter.

 

All notebooks must be neat and in order as stated above and by chapter and date. For example, points will be taken off if the chapters are out of order or the notes are out of order according to the date or out of the order as stated above.

 

Do not use the first page of this syllabus as your cover sheet. It is advisable that you purchase a 1.5” or 2”, 3 ring binder as a notebook.

 

Your notebook is due to be turned in on the week before              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have read, understand and agree with the guidelines that are outlined in this syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Student Name - Print

 

 

_______________________________                                  ___________________

Student Signature                                                                   Date

 


Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives

 

 

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

COURSE: AUMT 1445-005

 

SYNONYM NUMBER: 45068

 

AUTOMOTIVE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

 

                                       Monday  Wednesday, 7:30am – 12:30pm

 

David Chavez

     

OFFICE HOURS: BY APPOINTMENT

 

 OFFICE PHONE NUMBER 223-6092

 

OFFICE: Room 4226

 

E-Mail Address: dchavez@austincc.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUMT 1445 – Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

Course description:

Theory of automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis on basic refrigeration cycle and diagnosis, retrofit, and repair of system malfunctions. Covers EPA requirements on recovery of coolants, coolant handling and new refrigerant handling and replacements. Prepares student for ASE testing.

 

Required Textbook: Automotive Heating & Air-conditioning 6th edition – Today’s Technician Series, Classroom and Shop Manuals. Delmar Publishing Co.               

  ISBN#13:9781305497627  By Mark Schnubel

 

Required Supplies: Students are required to bring their tools, listed on the departmental tool list, after the first day of class.

 

Detailed Grading Formula:

Daily Grade:

This grade is based upon the student’s willingness to participate in class and out in the shop. Participation in the classroom and shop includes, but is not limited to, the student bringing their textbooks and supplies every day. Daily grades count for 25% of the final grade. Each day is worth 6.25 points multiplied by the total number of class days, (generally 16 days).

Chapter Review & ASE Questions:

Students will complete the ASE and fill in the blank questions, in the classroom manual,  at the end of the assigned chapters. This grade will count 20% of your folder grade.20% of your folder grade will be from completing your AC Delco test. The other 10% will be neatness and your other need items

Notebook:

Your notebook will be graded on completeness including, chapter review & ASE-Type questions for each chapter, handouts and notes.  The notebook will count 25% of the final grade. See the included notebook requirements page at the end of this syllabus.

Tests:

Your two main test (mid-term and final) combined will count 25% of the final grade.

Shop Grade:

This grade is based on work completed in the shop, how well you work in the shop, attendance, how well you work with others and lab worksheets. The shop grade will count as 25% of your final grade.

There will be a shop clean-up as needed.

 

The Grading Scale:

                                    90-100 A

80-89   B

                                                70-79   C

60-69   D

  1. F

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy:

The College System believes that regular attendance in all classes is necessary and makes no distinction between excused and unexcused absences. I will personally excuse absences within reason and at my discretion. This applies only to the number of absences counted towards dropping a student, not daily/shop/final grades. I deduct five grade points off your final grade for each hour that you are absent and/or tardy.

 

Excessive Absences:

Although it is the responsibility of the student to drop a course for nonattendance, the instructor has full authority to drop a student. Students who continue attending class after the official withdrawal date has passed are not eligible to be withdrawn by the instructor. These students must be assigned a grade on the final grade sheet. Students who are absent for two class meetings (10 hours), or an accumulation of 10 hours of being late, absent, or leaving early, will either be dropped, or receive a grade of F for a final grade.

 

Religious Holidays:

If you observe a religious holiday and miss class, you must notify your instructor in writing two weeks in advance to arrange to take a test or make up an assignment. A religious holiday is a holy day observed by a religion whose place of worship is exempt from property taxation under Section 11.20, Tax Code.

 

Administrative Withdrawals

Students may be dropped from this course after accumulating absences in excess of 10 hours of instruction (lecture and lab). Administrative drops are at the discretion of the instructor. Failure to withdraw officially may result in a grade of F in the course.

 

 Tardiness Policy

Students who are not present when role is taken will be marked tardy. Excessive tardiness will affect your grade. I deduct five grade points off of your final grade for each hour that you are tardy or leave early.

 

Make-Up Policy

All students that miss assignments must ask the instructor for make-up work. If make-up work is not asked for it will not be given. All assignments with no grade at the end of the grading period will receive a grade of F for that particular assignment. Make-up work may not be identical to the original assignment.

 

Tool Policy

After the first day of class, students must bring their tools to class every day. If you fail to bring your tools you cannot complete the shop tasks. If you do not bring your tools it will negatively affect your shop grade. Students must bring all the tools listed on the tool lists every day to class. Borrowing of tools is discouraged.

 

 

Policy on Academic Dishonesty

Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism, and collusion.

Cheating on a test includes:

1. Copying from another student=s test paper; using, during a test, materials not authorized by the person giving the test.

2. Collaborating with another student during a test without authority.

3. Knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, transporting, or soliciting in whole or part the contents of an un-administered test.

                       4. Bribing another person to obtain a test that is to be administered.

 

 

Plagiarism means the appropriation of another’s work and the unacknowledged incorporation of that work in one’s own work for credit.

Collusion means the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing written work offered for credit. Students guilty of academic dishonesty can be given a grade of F or 0 for the particular test or assignment involved. In extreme cases or for repeated violations, guilty students can be assigned a failing grade in a course or recommended for probation or dismissal from the College System.

           

Course Outline:

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 1 Tools & Safety, Ch. 1 Questions due next class. Test next class.

Week 1 – Lecture Ch. 3 History & Purpose. Test Ch. 1(Safety).

Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 4 Engine Cooling & Comfort Heating

 Week 2 – Lecture Ch. 10 System controls.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 9 Case & Duct Systems.

Week 3 – Lecture Ch. 2 Temperature & Pressure fundamentals.

Week 4 – Review for Mid-term

Week 4 –. Mid-Term exam – All chapters covered to date.

Week 5 – Lecture Ch. 5 System Components.

Week 15 – Lecture Ch. 6 System Servicing & Testing.

Week 6 – Lecture Ch. 8 Compressors & Clutches.

Week 7 – Shop Work,

Week 8 – Review of test

Week 8 – Final Exam, Last Day of Class

.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

At Austin Community College, we work to provide good educational opportunities for all students. To help you in your class this semester, please read these paragraphs to understand what you can expect from your instructor, and what your instructor expects from you.

You can expect the instructor to:

-Inform you in the first week of class of course content and grading procedures through the course syllabus. The course syllabus will contain information about dates of tests and assignments; make-up policies; late policies; the instructor=s office hours; the  instructor’s telephone number; and the method of determining the course grade.

-Meet with you, either before class or after class, or by appointment.

-Discuss with you any problems that you have that relate to the class.

-Treat you with courtesy, even when there is disagreement.

The instructor expects you to:

-Be in class 100% of the time. If you are absent more than 10 hours of the class due to absence, or lateness, you may be dropped from the class.

-Find out about work you have missed. Keep a copy of the course syllabus.

Arrange to make up work missed, if possible.

-Behave appropriately in class. This means:

            ***not speaking with other students while the instructor is lecturing

***not leaving the classroom during class except when absolutely necessary

            ***not entering class late or leaving early, except in emergencies

***not working on other class work during class lecture or discussion time

***not bringing children to class

***not bringing PHONES or BEEPERS into class

***not bringing food or drinks into areas where they are forbidden

Disruptive behavior will result in Security being called. Disruptive students will be removed from class.

If a student destroys or breaks a car or anything in the shop will be dropped from class.

 

 

Students are also expected to:

-Purchase required textbooks and other equipment during the first week of class. If the student does not have their books by the 3rd week of school then they can be dropped from the class.

-Discuss with the instructor problems that you are having with the class before          asking others for help in resolving the situation.

-Check on your grades often and discuss concerns early -- do not wait until the last week of the semester.

-Treat the instructor with courtesy, even when there is disagreement. Also, treat other

students with courtesy.

 

The college expects you to:

Read the catalog and student handbook to stay abreast of all policies.

If you experience any problems with your class, please discuss the problem with your instructor,

David Chavez, at 223-0374.  If this is impossible please contact the Automotive Administrative Assistant Wanda Pierce at 223-6089.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTEBOOK REQUIREMENTS & ORDER

 

1. 1st Section COVER SHEET                                           10 points

 

2. 2ND Section SYLLABUS                                                 10 points

 

3. 3RD Section NOTES                                                        20 points

 

4. 4th Section HANDOUTS                                                20 points

 

5. 5th Section CHAPTER STUDY QUESTIONS             20 points

 

6. 6th Section AC Delco training                                         20 points

 

The cover sheet will have the following items to receive all points:

1. Your name

2. Class name

3. Class number; ex. AUMT 1445

4. Instructor name

5. Time and days of class. Ex. Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Notes will be as complete as possible. I will be looking for notes taken from every class discussion and from every chapter. For example, we may talk about a particular subject for more than one day. Your notes should be dated and include the particular chapter being discussed. To earn 20 points in this area, students must take copious notes from all discussions in all chapters.

All handouts that will fit in your notebook must be in your notebook to receive all twenty points. If you don’t know if you should keep something ask your instructor.

 

The study questions at the end of each chapter must be included in your notebook. To get all 20 points, the questions must be answered completely and thoroughly. They must also be in order by chapter.

 

All notebooks must be neat and in order as stated above and by chapter and date. For example, points will be taken off if the chapters are out of order or the notes are out of order according to the date or out of the order as stated above.

 

Do not use the first page of this syllabus as your cover sheet. It is advisable that you purchase a 1.5” or 2”, 3 ring binder as a notebook.

 

Your notebook is due to be turned in on the week before              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have read, understand and agree with the guidelines that are outlined in this syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

______________________________

Student Name - Print

 

 

_______________________________                                  ___________________

Student Signature                                                                   Date

 



Published: 07/06/2010 16:41:36