ETP1550 Alternative Fuels and Electric Vehicle Technologies (AS)

Prerequisite: EET1084C or EET1215C or ETP1322 (with a grade of C or higher)

An introduction to the background, essential theory, principles and future of alternative fuels and electric technologies. Topics include history of the automobile, world energy supply and demand for transportation, bi-fuel vehicles, liquid gas, bio-diesel, electric technology, electric vehicle components, fuel cell safety and other sources of energy. The student will gain an understanding of the usage of alternative fuels and electric technologies, fuel comparisons, ethanol components, LPG and CNG components, legislation, infrastructure and environmental impact.


3 Credits