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
35935 APRN 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.

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four and one-half hours lecture (54 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Open only to apprentices in the Automotive Technologies Apprenticeship Program (an approved program by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards).
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