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 on board charging systems. charging stations, photo voltaic systems, and electrical grid charging. Operation of on board 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
34770 AUTO 67B 61 ·T·R··· 06:00 PM-10:15 PM John Walton E12F

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-02-18 to 2019-03-29.
AUTO-067B-61: Six week course beginning February 18. Be sure to register for this second six-week course prior to the start of the quarter.

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four and one-half hours lecture (54 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273; MATH 212 or equivalent; AUTO 67A.
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