Available for groups only, this course provides participants a solid foundation of information with electric drive vehicles and their difference from conventionally-fueled vehicles. The course covers powertrains for different types of electric vehicles. It explains motor-generator operation, testing, and diagnostic equipment. It details EV direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) converters in the various high and low voltage electrical systems in EVs.
It explains various systems in an EV and how they communicate to the power management electric control unit (ECU). Participants will learn battery leak detection procedures of hybrid battery packs and high voltage cables. They will learn the different levels of electric vehicle charging and how charging issues are diagnosed. The information covered in the course can aid participants in the ASE L3 certification test.