• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Machines and Controls
  • Course #: ATEC2810
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the theory and operation of electric machines and power inverters used in hybrid electric vehicles. Provides an overview of the induction machine and the permanent magnet machines. Testing of electric machine and power inverters will be covered.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Evaluate induction machine components
Analyze induction machine operation
Evaluate permanent magnet machine components
Analyze permanent magnet machine operation
Evaluate stator winding designs
Describe power inverter function
Analyze insulated gate bipolar transistors
Examine electric machine waveforms
Interpret voltage, horsepower, and torque relationships
Test electric machine stator windings
Perform vehicle diagnostic scan checks
Analyze dc-dc converter operation
Test DC converter output
Identify electric machine sensors

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ATEC2800 and ATEC2805 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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