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AMM 149
Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


Credits: 1- 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to alternative fuel and hybrid electric vehicles. The student will learn automotive terminology, vehicle safety, handling of high voltage components and specialized tool and equipment usage. The student will become familiar with all major components of typical hybrid powered vehicles. Emergency procedures on hybrid vehicles will be covered. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites: AMM 145 and 245.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Test and diagnose components of electronically controlled steering systems using a scan tool; determine necessary action
  • Identify hybrid vehicle power steering system electrical circuits; and high voltage circuits of electric or hybrid electric vehicle; service and safety precautions
  • Describe basic AC and DC Electricity Operation
  • Identify hybrid vehicle design
  • Repair connectors, terminal ends and wiring harness (including CAN/BUS systems)

  • Course Topics
  • Vehicle safety procedures
  • Vehicle components
  • Theory and operation of alternative fueled vehicles
  • HEV batteries
  • AC electricity Intro
  • DC electricity Intro
  • Intro to HEV electronic control
  • Alternate fuels and vehicles

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 149
    Winter 2014
    9826
    J Hardman
    AMM 149
    Fall 2013
    0272
    James Haun
    AMM 149
    Spring 2013
    9826
    J Hardman
    AMM 149
    Fall 2011
    0272
    James Haun
    AMM 149
    Fall 2011
    9826
    justin taylor


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.