LJ Create Electric Vehicle Technology
The Electric Vehicle Technology lab aims to teach students the skills needed for maintaining and repairing Electric and Hybrid vehicles. The lab offers instruction at three levels: Complete Vehicle Systems with hands-on experience, Common EV Sub-Systems for critical components, and EV Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals. The lab includes trainers for EV components, batteries, charging stations, hybrid systems, and electronics. Students learn to operate, measure, and troubleshoot various vehicle modes and problems, preparing them for a range of EV-related tasks.
Empowering Tomorrow’s EV Techs
The Electric Vehicle Technology lab aims to equip students with skills for Electric and Hybrid vehicle maintenance and repair. The program covers three levels of instruction:
- Comprehensive Vehicle Systems: Using large panel trainers, students learn about complete EV and Hybrid systems, operating vehicles, measuring performance, and troubleshooting issues.
- Key EV Sub-Systems: Panel trainers offer knowledge and troubleshooting practice on critical EV sub-systems like Motors, Batteries, and Charging Systems.
- Fundamentals of EV Electronics: A desktop training system imparts essential skills including Circuitry, Voltage, Current, Resistance, and more.
Lab resources encompass various trainers for EV components, Charging Stations, Hybrid Systems, Electronics, and Automotive Systems.
A standard setup for an Electric Vehicle technology skills lab might encompass these available tools:
Electric Vehicle Systems Panel Trainer
LJ Create’s Electric Vehicle Systems Panel Trainer (740-01) is a core element in their Hybrid and EV resource range, aimed at equipping students and instructors with essential skills for Electric and Hybrid vehicle maintenance. Explore simulated EV systems, including regenerative braking and diagnostics, for hands-on learning.
EV Batteries and Charging Panel Trainer
As a component of LJ Create’s innovative Hybrid and EV resources, the EV Batteries and Charging Panel Trainer (741-01) imparts essential skills in battery operation, safety, structure, and limits, exploring temperature and efficiency variations during charging levels. Instructors showcase regenerative charging using this on-vehicle systems panel.
EV Motors and Generators Panel Trainer
LJ Create’s EV Motors and Generators Panel Trainer (742-01) concentrates on motor speed control, it employs sensors to provide motor feedback. Circuit behavior is demonstrated during Throttle, Brake, and Drive Select scenarios, including comprehensive testing options for electrical components.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Panel Trainer
LJ Create’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Panel Trainer (743-01) facilitates hands-on demonstrations, investigations, and troubleshooting of off-car charging system circuitry and functionality. Charging concepts including fast, trickle, and intelligent charging are comprehensively addressed.
Hybrid Vehicle Systems Panel Trainer
The Hybrid Vehicle Systems Panel Trainer (756-01) empowers students and instructors to explore, demonstrate, and troubleshoot hybrid vehicle electrical and mechanical systems. It offers access to both simulated mechanical operations and electrical power flow, featuring safe voltage test points. This trainer also includes fault-insertion options for practical diagnostic skill development, encompassing topics like hybrid brake systems, electric motors, and routine maintenance.
Electric Vehicle Electronics Workstation
The Electric Vehicle Electronics Workstation (730-00) facilitates hands-on exploration of advanced EV circuits and concepts, providing a desktop trainer, component set, and experiment cards covering electronic systems, electromagnetism, transducers, integrated circuits, and modulation signals.
Modern Starting and Charging Systems Trainer
The Modern Starting and Charging Systems Trainer (720-02) zeroes in on modern vehicle starting and charging systems, prompting students to engage with practical exploration of CAN Data Bus systems. They enhance understanding of circuits, signals, and components, while also honing fault-diagnosis skills through 8 fault-finding tasks related to CAN Bus systems and measurements.
Modern Auxiliary Systems Trainer
The Modern Auxiliary Systems Trainer (721-01) guides students to practically explore CAN Bus electric window, mirror, seat, and central locking circuits. This enhances their understanding of these systems while they tackle 7 fault-finding tasks, honing fault-diagnosis skills. Activities include investigating CAN Bus systems, CAN Data Bus, and performing relevant measurements.
Modern Automotive Lighting Circuits Trainer
The Modern Automotive Lighting Circuits Trainer (701-02) from LJ Create’s Autotronics range facilitates practical learning alongside theoretical understanding and electronic fault-finding skills development. The trainer engages students in exploring CAN-controlled lighting circuits, enhancing knowledge of components, circuits, and systems. Activities encompass various CAN Bus lighting systems investigations and measurements.