AUT 233 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2013-05-01

Presents technologies used in hybrid electrical vehicles (HEV), includes safety, theory, diagnosis, and component replacement. Covers automotive electronics; theory, operation and testing.
4 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 6 hours.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will introduce students to the technologies used in hybrid electric vehicles. The course will cover various HEV powertrain design platforms and the various modes of vehicle propulsion. Students will become familiar with HEV: safety, electric motors/generators, power inverter systems, battery technologies, braking systems and climate control systems.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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