ALT01 - Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles
Course format: Classroom instruction with written test
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
After taking this course you will be able to:
Identify terminology related to parts and understand the construction of an electric vehicle
Understand the differences between series, parallel, and combination hybrid configurations, as well as integrated starter/alternator hybrid combinations
Examine system design and operation including vehicles from Honda and Toyota
Analyze collision damage to electric and electric hybrid vehicles
Understand the collision repair considerations for electric and electric hybrid vehicles
Know how to work safely around electric and electric hybrid vehicles, including how to properly disable the high voltage system and the service disconnect
Module 1 – Electric Vehicle Propulsion Overview
This module highlights the history of the electric vehicle and offers the student a review of different vehicle types in addition to the thought process of building an electric vehicle and an understanding of electric vehicle construction and design.
Module – Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV)
As the student moves through the course, he or she will learn the differences between series, parallel, and combination hybrid configurations. In addition, the course will review mild integrated starter/alternator hybrids. Students will also study Honda and Toyota hybrid electric vehicle design and operation.
Module 3 – EV and HEV Collision Repair
The course concludes with coverage of general safety and repair considerations and how to properly disable the high-voltage system and battery considerations when working on electric and hybrid electric vehicles.