Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AUT 275 - Alternate Technology Vehicle

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is the study of vehicles powered with gasoline engines in combination with other non-gasoline power systems. Hybrid, Fuel Cell, compressed gases and diesel/bio-diesel and Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) technology will be covered in this course.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 132  or AUT 130 .
Course Topics:
  • Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures
  • Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies
  • Ethanol
  • Biodiesel
  • Compressed Natural Gas

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the common alternative technology vehicle types.
  2. Identify the types and specifications of personal protective equipment required when working with hybrid electric vehicles.
  3. Outline the control systems for the hybrid technology.
  4. Classify the different types of hybrid vehicles.
  5. Illustrate the control systems for the compressed gas technology.
  6. Examine the control systems for the Bio-fuel technology.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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