Plug-In Electric Vehicle Technology

Course Description

Understanding the functions of plug-in electric vehicles and hybrid extended-range electric vehicles. Operating characteristics of high voltage onboard charging systems. charging stations, photovoltaic systems, and electrical grid charging. Operation of onboard smart charging systems. Economics of electric transportation, utility company systems, and existing options such as off-peak charging. Understanding the use of electric power as applicable to extended range electric vehicle transportation. Utilization of applicable diagnostic and service equipment. Electric vehicle theory of operation. Advantages of an electric drive train. Electric vehicle history and current status of plug-in electric vehicle technologies. Career possibilities in the electric transportation industry. Safety procedures and maintenance of plug-in electric vehicles.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
38901 AUTO 67B 62 M·W···· 06:00 PM-10:15 PM Gerilowie Escalona E12D

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-02-19 to 2024-03-29.
AUTO-67B-61: This course meets six weeks beginning February 19th. Be sure to register for both first and second-six week courses at the same time.

Course Details

4.5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4.5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

  • ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
  • Elementary algebra or equivalent (or higher), or appropriate placement beyond elementary algebra
  • AUTO D067A
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