AUT 256 - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Covers hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle systems and advanced automotive electronics. Teaches theory, function, and operation of fuel cell electric vehicles and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for fuel cell electric vehicle systems. Focuses on safety.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Developed with funding provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, this course is required in the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Career Studies Certificate. The course addresses the rapidly emerging automotive technologies of fuel cell power generation systems found in electric drive vehicles, which automotive technicians are now being required to service.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Applied locally

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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