AUT 243 - Automotive Control Electronics at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Covers the electronic control systems found in hybrid electric vehicle systems, battery electric vehicle systems, and fuel cell electric vehicle systems. Teaches theory, function, and operation of each electronic control system and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for these systems. Focuses on safety.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course, which is required for the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Career Studies Certificate, addresses the rapidly emerging automotive technologies of electronic control systems found in electric drive vehicles, which automotive technicians are now being required to service. The course was developed with funding provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Applied locally

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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