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AUTO 142 - Alternative Fuels II

Unit(s): 4.0

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; AUTO 141
Transfers to: CSU

This is the second course on alternative fuel systems used to power modern vehicles. Emphasis will be placed on installation, diagnostic procedures, laptop computers, and computer monitoring of Compressed Natural gas (CNG), and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) systems. The application of other alternative fuels such as Hydrogen, LPG, Bio Fuels, etc will also be covered. Students will also develop skills that interface with modern technology computer based automotive electronic and network controls. SAE and CAN network control systems will also be covered. This course is designed for the experienced technician working in the field of stationary power engines, transportation and clean energy fuels seeking to improve skills related to the installation and repair of gaseous fuels.

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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.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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