SRJC Course Outlines

7/6/2022 6:03:23 PMAUTO 195 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AUTO 195Title:  HYBRID VEHICLE SAFETY  
Full Title:  Hybrid Electric Vehicle Safety Training for First Responders
Last Reviewed:9/20/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled.336 min.Lab Scheduled5.78
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.83 Contact Total14.53
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 32.03 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:  DET 195
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Broad overview of HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) terminology, operational principles, component layout, critical importance of safety and hybrid-unique equipment and procedures. This class is intended for First Responders (i.e. Police, Paramedic, Fire Department, and other similar personnel), although it may be taken by any interested persons.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Broad overview of HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) terminology, operational principles, component layout, critical importance of safety and hybrid-unique equipment and procedures. This class is intended for First Responders (i.e. Police, Paramedic, Fire Department, and other similar personnel), although it may be taken by any interested persons.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify the various hybrid system components.
2. Demonstrate safety procedures and describe their critical importance.
3. Describe and demonstrate knowledge of high voltage system shut down procedures.
4. Use test equipment and service information appropriately to ensure safe vehicle access.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Introductory principles
      1.  Hybrid and electric vehicle vocabulary
      2.  Hybrid and electric vehicles in production
      3.  Types of hybrid systems
           a.  Series
           b.  Parallel
           c.  Series/parallel
           d.  Mild and assist hybrids
           e.  Plug-in hybrids
B.  Electrical theory basics and safety implications
C.  Battery basics
     1.  Lead-Acid (Pb-A)
     2.  AGM (Absorbed Gas Mat) Battery (12 volt system)
     3.  High-Voltage (HV) System Batteries
         a.   NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride)
         b.   Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) and other new battery technologies
         c.   Importance of HV state-of-charge
D.  Safety
     1.  Personal safety
     2.  Electrical safety gloves
     3.  Tools and equipment
          a.  Mega-ohm meter
          b.  Scanners (e.g., Toyota Technical Information System (TIS))
          c.  Using appropriate fluids
E.  Safety procedures (shop)
      1.  Depowering HV system
      2.  Importance of ensuring auto in shutdown mode
      3.  Repowering HV System
      4.  Safety procedures (test driving)
F.  Identifying HEVs
      1.  Honda and/or GM (Mild Hybrid) Systems
      2.  Toyota and/or Nissan and/or Ford (Full Hybrid) Systems
      3.  Others
G.  Locating primary electrical and mechanical components on HEVs

Assignments:
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1.  Conduct component location on a college vehicle (or vehicles)
2.  Group project identifying safety shutdown procedure for HEV
3.  Summarize findings of group project results and present to class
4.  Evaluations of on-line resources
5.  Textbook and hand-out reading assignments (approximately 10-25 pages per week)
6.  Pretest and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Group project; evaluation of online safety information resources
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Demonstration of HEV safety and shutdown procedures
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 50%
Pretest and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Oral summary of findings


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Halderman, James & Tony Martin.  Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles.  Prentice Hall, 2011.
Erjavec, Jack & Jeff Arias.  Hybrid, Electric & Fuel Cell Vehicles. Delmar Cengage Learning, 2006.
Rosebro, Jack. Basic Hybrid Powertrains. Perfect Sky, 2008.
Instructor prepared materials.

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