INTRODUCTION TO HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

  • Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Course #: ATEC2800
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

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:
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

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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