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AUTO 511 Principles of Hybrid and Electric Drives

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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 Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 104-117
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 208-234
Prerequisites: AUTO 713 or AUTO 773 and AUTO 751 or equivalent industry experience.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU