Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AUT249)
3.0 Semester Hours
An introductory course developed to explore the theory, design and application of hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) used in the transportation industry. Participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, service and maintain hybrid/EV vehicles. Topics include hybrid/EV safety, electric motors. generators, controllers, hybrid batteries, regerative braking and drive train operation. Both general and manufacturer specific hybrid/EV types and designs will be covered.