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AUTO 141 - Alternative Fuels I

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 030 or MATH 030D or MATH 033 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This is an introductory course on alternative fuels as they pertain to use in modern vehicles. Various alternative fuels will be compared, such as Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Hydrogen, Bio-Fuel, LPG, etc. The theory of operation, system components, and the safe handling of these fuels are included. Students will develop skills in the area of vehicle preparation, system component identification, and repair procedures related to vehicles using alternative fuels. This course is designed for students and technicians working on stationary power engines, transportation and clean fuels seeking to improve skills related to the maintenance and repair of gaseous fuels. This course provides students with ASE F1 or H1 test prep information.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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