Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 1st edition

  • James D. Halderman, 
  • Curt Ward

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Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles meets the needs of a 3rd- or 4th-semester course in electrical systems. It's also designed as a standalone text for a special topic or certificate course in electric and hybrid electric vehicles or an introductory course in connected and autonomous vehicles. This text is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series.

Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles is designed for your success. Its learning objectives align with ASE standards, and its easy-to-read chapters present content in manageable sections. Case studies will help you handle real-world customer issues, while step-by-step photo sequences prepare you to diagnose and troubleshoot faults.

The text covers the advanced technology of onboard diagnosis and up-to-date electrified vehicles technology. You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to understand and service electric and hybrid electric vehicles. And you'll get to know each system, including its purpose and function, parts and operations, and diagnosis and service criteria.

Published by Pearson (June 7th 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137532193

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Automotive Alternative Fuel Systems


  1. Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Safety
  2. Introduction to Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  3. Health and Environmental Concerns
  4. Hybrid Engine Systems
  5. Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Preventative Maintenance
  6. Digital Storage Oscilloscope Testing
  7. Energy and Power
  8. Advanced Electricity and Electronics
  9. Low Voltage Batteries and Stop-Start Systems
  10. High Voltage Batteries
  11. EV and HEV Motors, Converters, and Inverters
  12. EV and PHEV Charging
  13. Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment
  14. Regenerative Brakes
  15. Electric Power Steering
  16. EV and HEV HVAC
  17. EV and HEV Transmissions
  18. EV and HEV ADAS
  19. Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies
  20. First Responder and Vehicle Dismantle Procedures
Appendix: Sample ASE L3 Certification Test

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