Automotive Workshop Agenda

 

Bevill State Community College – Sumiton

February 1-2, 2018

Thursday, February 1

8:00 – 8:15 —– Registration and Orientation

8:15 – 10:00 —– Snap-On Tools – Joe Rappa

  • Joint Session with Collision Repair
  • Scanner Usage on Body and Chassis Systems
  • Other Diagnostic Topics in Today’s marketplace

10:00 –10:15 —– Break

10:15 – 11:00 —– Snap-On continued

11:00 12:00 —– Rollie Smith

  • Diagnosing Multiplexed Networks
    • Diagnostic strategy to hone problem-solving skills for serial data failure modes in multiplex networks
    • Included Network Protocols: CAN, LIN, GMLAN, MOST, and repair methods will be covered

12:00 – 12:30 —– Lunch

12:30 4:00 —– Rollie Smith continued

  • Valve Train Controls
    • Valve train timing and control systems
    • Function and operation of variable valve timing, valve lift and cylinder deactivation systems
    • Diagnosis and repair techniques, including servicing chains and toothed belts
    • Review of basic engine mechanical testing and how these tests are affected by valve train control strategies

Friday, February 2

8:00 – 9:00 —– AYES Update – Mike Batchelor

9:00 – 10:00 —–ZF Industries – Dirk Fuchs

  • Modern Chassis Technologies with Suspension Systems, Electric Steering, Driver Assist Functions
  • Radar and Camera Technology

10:00 – 10:15 —– Break

10:15 – 12:00 —– ZF Industries continued

  • 8-Speed Transmission Technology

12:00 – 12:45 —– Lunch

12:45 – 3:30 —– Gates Corporation – Bobby Bassett

  • Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS)
  • Coolant System