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COURSES

BMW10 - BMW Technical Systems [5 units]

Introduces and develops the use of BMW's technology including BMW's proprietary internet resource information systems and BMW's workshop equipment for diagnosis, coding, and programming. Additional content includes service, maintenance, and warranty programs. Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 50 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent. 4 hours lecture, 4.6 hours laboratory. [Typical contact hours: lecture 70 laboratory 80.5]

BMW20 - BMW Body Electronics [5 units]

Covers basic electricity, DVOMs, breakout boxes and connectors, understanding diagnostics, BMW's drive away protection systems (EWS), electronic signals, batteries, starting and charging systems, bus communication systems, power modules, car access systems (CAS) and voltage supply systems. Prerequisite: BMW10. Strongly recommend ATEC 6A. 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory
[Typical contact hours: lecture 52.5, laboratory 105]

BMW30 - BMW Chassis Dynamics [5 units]

Covers suspension geometry, BMW suspension systems, wheel alignment procedures, road force balancing, chassis dynamics, active steering systems, DSC dynamic drive systems, active all wheel drive systems, active roll stabilization, level control systems, electronic damper control, electronic parking brakes, and tire pressure monitoring systems. Prerequisite: BMW 10, BMW 20. Strongly recommended: ATEC 4 and ATEC 5. 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory.
[Typical contact hours: lecture 52.5, laboratory 105]

BMW40 - BMW Engine Electronics and Engine Technology [5 units]

Breaks down the current BMW engine management systems into power supply, fuel management, air management, ignition, emissions, and performance controls. Engine diagnosis and repair in VANOS, Valvetronic, differential intake air systems (DISA), engine and vehicle managements are reinforced. Prerequisite: BMW 10, BMW 20. Strongly recommended: ATEC 8 and ATEC 1. 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory.
[Typical contact hours: lecture 52.5, laboratory 105]