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 onboard charging systems. charging stations, photovoltaic systems, and electrical grid charging. Operation of onboard 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
37435 AUTO 67B 96 ·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 2022-02-14 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

AUTO-067B-96: 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 67A.
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