Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology
Theory of operation, diagnostic procedures, and repair techniques for computerized powertrain controls on electric and hybrid vehicles. Study includes electric motors, energy storage, hybrid transmissions, internal combustion engine modifications, and high voltage safety. Emphasis on developing and following a logical diagnostic process. Skills developed include using electronic repair information systems and diagnostic equipment, both manufacturer-specific and generic. Laboratory work involves school-owned vehicles and live repairs on customer-owned vehicles.
3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab