Automotive Topics List

 

LIST OF TOPICS WITHIN AUTOMOTIVE COURSE AREAS

 

Topic Number

Name of Topic

 
 
 

1.      Basic Engine Fundamentals

 

 

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Engine Fundamentals

 

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4 Stroke Petrol Engine Cycle

 

VTD-AUT-01-03

2 Stroke Petrol Engine Cycle

 

VTD-AUT-01-04

4 Stroke Diesel Engine Cycle

 

VTD-AUT-01-05

2 Stroke Diesel Engine Cycle

 

VTD-AUT-01-06

Engine Cooling System

 

VTD-AUT-01-07

Engine Lubrication System

 

VTD-AUT-01-08

Valve Trains

 

 

 

 

2.      Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems

 

 

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Series and Parallel Circuits

 

VTD-AUT-02-02

Conventional Distributor Ignition System

 

VTD-AUT-02-03

Electronic Ignition System

 

VTD-AUT-02-04

Charging System - Alternator

 

VTD-AUT-02-05

Starting Motor

 

VTD-AUT-02-06

Starting and Charging Circuit

 

VTD-AUT-02-07

Lighting Systems

 

VTD-AUT-02-08

Windshield Wiper System

 

VTD-AUT-02-09

Safety Restraining Systems (SRS)

 

 VTD-AUT-02-10 

Automobile Battery

 

 

 

 

3.      Petrol Fuel Systems

 

 

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Petrol Fuel Delivery System

 

VTD-AUT-03-02

Electric Petrol Fuel Pump

 

VTD-AUT-03-03

Mechanical Petrol Fuel Pump

 

VTD-AUT-03-04

Electronic Fuel Injection System (EFI)

 

 

 

 

4.      Diesel Fuel Systems

 

 

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Diesel Fuel Delivery System

 

VTD-AUT-04-02

Diesel Injection Pump

 

VTD-AUT-04-03

Common Rail Direct Injector (CRDI)

 

 

 

 

5.      Engine Management Systems

 

 

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Engine Speed Sensor System

 

VTD-AUT-05-02

Engine Idle Control System

 

VTD-AUT-05-03

Engine Management System

 

VTD-AUT-05-04

Exhaust and Emission Control

 

 

 

 

6.      Manual Transmissions

 

 

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Hydraulic Clutch System

 

VTD-AUT-06-02

Cable Operated Clutch System

 

VTD-AUT-06-03

Manual Transmission

 

 

 

 

7.      Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

 

 

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Automatic Transmission

 

VTD-AUT-07-02

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

 

 

 

 

8.      Wheel Drive Systems

 

 

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Front Wheel Drive Systems (FWD)

 

VTD-AUT-08-02

Rear Wheel Drive System (RWD)

 

VTD-AUT-08-03

Four Wheel Drive Systems (4WD)

 

 

 

 

9.      Propeller Shafts and Differential Gear

 

 

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Drive Shafts

 

VTD-AUT-09-02

Differential Systems

 

 

 

 

10.   Brakes Systems

 

 

VTD-AUT-10-01

Hydraulic Brake System

 

VTD-AUT-10-02

Power Assisted Hydraulic Brake System

 

VTD-AUT-10-03

Disc Brake System

 

VTD-AUT-10-04

Drum Brake System

 

VTD-AUT-10-05

ABS Anti-Lock Braking System

 

VTD-AUT-10-06

Traction and Stability Control

 

VTD-AUT-10-07

Pneumatic Air Brake System

 

 

 

 

11.   Steering and Suspension Systems

 

 

VTD-AUT-11-01

Road Wheels and Tires

 

VTD-AUT-11-02

Wheel Geometry (Alignment)

 

                   VTD-AUT-11-03

Manual Steering System

 

VTD-AUT-11-04

Hydraulic Power Steering Systems

 

VTD-AUT-11-05

Electric Power Steering Systems

 

VTD-AUT-11-06

MacPherson Strut (Rack & Pinion) Suspension System

 

                   VTD-AUT-11-07

Double Wishbone (Parallelogram) Suspension System

 

 VTD-AUT-11-08

Self-Leveling and Ride-Controlled Suspension