Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Course Description

Understanding the functions of automotive hybrid propulsion systems. Operating characteristics of hybrid drive systems. Integration of high voltage power supplies and energy storage systems. Operating fundamentals of DC to DC converters. Relationship of internal combustion engines and motor generators. Function and design of regenerative braking systems. Operation of hybrid transmission systems and power splitting devices. Application of the high expansion ratio cycle. Understanding the safety aspects of service hybrid electric vehicles. Utilization of special diagnostic equipment for hybrid electrical systems and related subsystems. Appropriate repair protocol for hybrid electrical systems. Maintenance and servicing of hybrid vehicles.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
37434 AUTO 67A 95 ·T·R··· 06:00 PM-10:15 PM Alex Bo E12D

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-02-13.

Footnote Information

AUTO-067A-95: Meets fully ON-CAMPUS, during the days and times listed in the course listing. This is a six-week course,beginning January 3. Be sure to register for the first and second-six week courses at the same time.

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 ESL 272 and 273; MATH 212 or equivalent; AUTO 60A, 60B and 60G.
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