E2-Electrical II for Transit SC-EL-1600-II
Advanced Electrical Systems on Transit
Prerequisites: DVOM Course (preferred) or thorough understanding of meters or an equivalent experience. Electrical I course completion or an equivalent experience.
Course Description: The class is designed to improve technicians’ electrical skills and circuit diagnosis on Computerized Engine Management Systems for alternate fueled vehicles. Students will be working with a Digital Volt Ohm Meter (DVOM) in real circuit conditions. A modern technician needs a thorough understanding of Advanced Electrical Systems to properly maintain an alternate fueled vehicle. Course includes both lecture and lab experiences.
Course Benefits: The benefit of this course is designed to provide real world lab experiences for advanced electrical circuits, symbol understanding, schematic reading and circuit troubleshooting. Students will gain knowledge about circuit construction, voltage drop techniques and problem solving skills needed for computer controlled circuits.
Who Should Attend: This course is intended for supervisors and technicians who need intermediate electrical knowledge as well as an introduction to electronics for alternate fueled vehicles.
What you will learn: Each course day is defined by the following relevant learning topics.
- Batteries and charging
- Wiring schematics
- Circuit controls
- Pressure sensors
- Speed sensors
- Temp sensors
- General overview of schematics
- Engine communications
- Bus control systems
- Problem solving with schematics
Number of Hours/Days: 16 Hours over 2 days
Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0