AUT 254 - Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Covers plug-in hybrid electric vehicle systems, extended range electric vehicle systems, and advanced automotive electronics. Teaches theory, function, and operation of each plug-in hybrid vehicle system and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for these vehicles. Focuses on safety.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course, which is required for the Hybrid and Electric Technology Career Studies Certificate, addresses the rapidly emerging automotive technology of plug-in hybrid 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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