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Intro to Sustainable Transp

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Transp 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course provides an overview of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles. Topics include composition and use of alternative fuels including compressed natural gas, biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen, and synthetic fuels, hybrid/electric, and vehicles using alternative fuels. Upon completion, students should be able to identify alternative fuel vehicles, explain how each alternative fuel delivery system operates, and perform minor repairs.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify alternative fuels used in transportation industry to reduce the dependency on fossil fuels.
·2. Describe appropriate safety practices used when servicing and repairing Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs).
·3. Correctly identify or describe how each alternative fuel is delivered and used in modern transportation vehicles and equipment.
·4. Identify diagnostic procedures and repairs associated with alternative fueled transportation vehicles and equipment.
·5. Describe the similarities and differences between various types of Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) power systems found in modern transportation and equipment.
·6. Identify emerging fuel sources for the transportation industry that are currently in development and describe their characteristics.

2014FA - New Course (S23458)


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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