ATO-233 - Hybrid and Alternative Fueled Vehicles

3 credits

This classroom course will study the design features and equipment that today's alternative fuel vehicles are based on. The study of the drive, charging system and braking system will be discussed. The topics of correct high voltage battery service and safety concerns will be covered in great detail. In addition to hybrids the class will cover fuel cell technology, plug in, and carbon based fuel operation. This overview course will cover Honda, Toyota, Ford and General Motor Hybrids.

Prerequisite(s): ATO 113 ATO 122