Automotive Mechanic Technology 511

AUTO 511 Principles of Hybrid and Electric Drives

Course Description

A comprehensive survey of today’s hybrid vehicle powertrains. Lectures on subjects such as battery packs, power electronics, and electric motor theory are supported by labs covering intermediate and advanced diagnosis of hybrids and/or electric drives. This course is a core requirement of the Hybrid and Electric Drives certificate program.

Units: 7

Degree Credit
Letter Grade

  • Homework hours/semester: 208-234
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Lecture hours/semester: 104-117
Prerequisites: AUTO 713; AUTO 773; AUTO 751 or equivalent industry experience.
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: No