2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AUTOMECH 60 Hybrid Electric Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology L3


Units: 6
Prerequisites: AUTOMECH 91 Starting, Charging, and Electrical Systems A6  with a grade of “C” or better, or Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical/Electronic System Certification.
Corequisites: AUTOMECH 91 .
Advisories: AUTOMECH 73 AUTOMECH 74 , and AUTOMECH 97  each with a grade of “C” or better.
This course covers the theory of operation and service of hybrid, electric, and alternative fuel powered cars and light trucks. Topics include battery inspection service, regenerative braking systems, electric air conditioning systems, motor/generator and transmission, bladder style fuel tank and fuel cell technologies. Emphasis is placed on safety precautions necessary when servicing hybrid and alternative fueled vehicles. In response to industry demand for technicians, students trained in the design, development, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of alternative fuel vehicles will be able to obtain jobs in related fields. (CSU)



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