AMT 171 : HEV I - Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology
Class Hours1 lecture and 6 lab
"C" or higher in AMT 141 or automotive industry work experience with instructor's approval.
Basic electrical knowledge of Ohm's Law and proper use of a DMM to determine voltage drop, shorts, opens, and resistance problems. Knowledge on basic theory of operation on automotive electrical and mechanical subsystems.
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the safety, electrical and electronic theories related to hybrid and electric vehicles, high voltage analysis tools used in hybrid and electric vehicles, high voltage safety systems, AC induction electric machines, and permanent magnet electric motors theory and construction. Hands-on application to safety disconnect and use of high voltage analysis tools to perform basic checks.