Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AMT 46 - Powertrain And Manual Transmissions

  • Prerequisite: AMT 53 and AMT 55
  • Corequisite: AMT 50

AMT majors only. In this class, students will learn shop safety, proper use of related tools and equipment. The various designs of manual transmissions, differentials, and transaxles are covered in this course along with the many drive line components found in the undercarriage of the automobile. Each major component is covered in detail, including such topics as purpose, application, operation, inspection, diagnosis, and repair. Course includes live work.

150 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AMT 46, the student will be able to:

  • Work independently and inter-dependently in an automotive repair facility
  • Function safely in an automotive environment
  • Communicate effectively to gather and convey industry related information
  • Operate automotive equipment and specialty tools
  • Perform all of the NATEF tasks that are outlined in each section listed below. Refer to the NATEF task list on website for a complete list of individual tasks.
  • General Drive Train Diagnosis
  • Clutch Diagnosis and Repair
  • Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Drive Shaft and Half Shaft, Universal and Constant -Velocity (CV) Joint Diagnosis and Repair
  • Drive Axle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Four-wheel Drive/All-wheel Drive Component Diagnosis and Repair

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