ATEC2800 Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology

This course provides basic hybrid electric vehicle safety procedures; common hybrid electric vehicle component fundamentals; current hybrid vehicle design; an introduction to hybrid electric vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting and an introduction to hybrid electrical vehicle test equipment and procedures.




ATEC1615, ATEC1620, and ATEC1625 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Define series power flow
Define parallel power flow
Identify common hybrid vehicle powertrain sub-systems
Identify different manufactures' hybrid technology
Describe hybrid vehicle components
Identify advantages of hybrid vehicle technology
Identify safe high voltage service disconnect procedures
Perform safe high voltage service disconnect procedures
Identify personal protection equipment
Evaluate hybrid vehicle repair tools
Analyze high voltage cables
Perform insulation checks
Evaluate high voltage batteries
Perform power law calculations
Analyze scan data

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details