• Program: Medium/Heavy Truck Technology
  • Course: Electricity in Truck Technology I
  • Course #: MHTT1011
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of electrical circuits to include battery, starting, and charging systems.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate shop safety practices
Explain Ohm's Law
Identify truck electrical circuits
Identify use of circuit components
Perform electrical measurements
Repair electrical circuits
Interpret wiring schematics
Diagnose battery system
Diagnose starting system
Diagnose charging system
Diagnose electrical accessories

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT0900
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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