AUTO-260: Alternative Automotive Propulsion Systems

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Alternative Auto Propulsion
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An intermediate-level course covering alternative automotive propulsion systems that are presently being developed for the automobile transportation industry. Includes theory of operation and service of alternative propulsion systems, with emphasis on safety issues and concerns regarding the servicing of these systems. Also covers hybrid systems (both series and parallel), plug-in hybrids, electric vehicles including battery types, fuel cell vehicles, hydrogen-ICE vehicles, alternative fuels and flex fuel vehicles, and supplemental assist vehicles (capacitive, hydraulic, and inertial units).

Pre-requisites
High School Chemistry or equivalent (recommended) High School Algebra I or equivalent (recommended)
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Summer 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.