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||New Course (First Version)
|Discipline and Nbr:
ALT FUELS / FUEL SYS LAB||
Alternative Fuels and Fuel Systems Lab
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.00||Lecture Scheduled||0||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||0
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||52.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 0.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50||
Laboratory application of principles and practices for use of non-traditional fuels in vehicles and conversion of internal combustion fu el systems to natural gas, bio-fuels, and other alternative fuel systems.
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in AUTO 190.1
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Laboratory application of principles and practices for use of non- traditional fuels in vehicles and conversion of internal combustion fuel systems to natural gas, bio-fuels, and other alternative fuel systems.
Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in AUTO 190.1
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Relate specific alternative fuels to their appropriate application.
2. Define fuel system and system component operations.
3. Explain safe procedures for fuel handling.
4. Employ maintenance directions related to alternative fuel system
5. Perform inspection and testing procedures for alternative fuel
6. Assess maintenance and repair needs on specific units and complete
needed repairs and maintenance.
7. Convert traditional fuel vehicle engines and/or components to
alternative fuel engines and/or components.
8. Discuss and apply personal, shop, and environmental safety
Topics and Scope
I. Fuel handling safety procedures
II. Alternative fuel applications
III. Fuel system and fuel component operations
IV. Alternative fuel conversions
A. Bio diesel
C. SVO (straight vegetable oil)
D. In-wheel electrically generated hybrid
E. Direct injected hybrids
F. Performing alternative fuel conversions
V. Fuel and fuel system maintenance and repairs
A. Scheduled maintenance
B. Inspection and testing
C. System diagnosis
D. Component repair or replacement
E. Work orders
1. Lab activities: Labs activities may vary from semester to semester and
may include but are not limited to:
a. Fabrication of alternative fuel processors
b. Simple alternative fuel conversions
c. Installation of pre-made alternative fuel kits
d. Efficiency tests on alternative fuel systems
e. Maintenance and repair/replacement activities
f. Services for custom installation jobs
2. Lab reports:
a. Analyses of efficiency tests
b. Recommendations regarding needed adjustments or repairs
c. Work progress notes on fabrications and/or conversions
d. Work orders for custom installation jobs
3. Final project--a completed fabrication, conversion, or installation
a. Fabrication of alternative fuel processor
b. Simple alternative fuel conversion
c. Installation of pre-made alternative fuel kit
4. Reading: 5 - 10 pages per week.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations 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
20 - 30%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
60 - 70%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 0%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 10%
|Attendance and participation||
Instructor prepared materials.