May 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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ATEC 52 - Introduction to Hybrid, Electric and Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology


3 units
2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: ATEC 1   with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment
Recommended Preparation: ENGL A   and ATEC 51   
Credit, degree applicable
This course explores the use of hybrid and electric battery power for vehicle transportation. Topics will include safety when using high voltage, maintenance, drivability, inverter, Direct Current to Alternating Current (DC/AC), power transfer, and battery technology. The physics of battery storage, hybrid generation systems, electric vehicle applications and their integrated systems from various manufacturers will be presented.  Hybrid and high voltage service and maintenance procedures will also be discussed. Students will develop the knowledge and skills to complete the L-3 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exam.



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