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Maximizing Miles: Enhancing EV Range & Efficiency

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Overview

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Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained immense popularity in today's rapidly evolving automotive landscape due to their sustainability and environmental benefits. However, one of the critical aspects that influence an Electric vehicle's adoption is its range and efficiency. This Electric Vehicle Range and Efficiency course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the factors affecting an EV's range and efficiency, strategies for maximizing it, and technologies contributing to energy efficiency. We will discuss the impact of vehicle weight, aerodynamics, and tire selection on an EV's efficiency. We’ll also review cutting-edge solutions such as lightweight materials, low rolling resistance tires, and advanced battery management systems. We’ll also analyze the need for expanding the charging infrastructure and how it enables faster adoption of electric mobility at a global level This program is designed for anyone who wants to learn about electric vehicle range and efficiency. It is recommended for the learner to have some basic knowledge of electric vehicle components and their architecture. Learners who have completed the other basic courses on electric vehicles can also attend this course. By the end of this course, learners will be well-equipped to make informed decisions about EV usage, optimize their driving habits, and apply these learnings if they are already working or about to work on an electric vehicle project.

Syllabus

  • MAXIMIZING MILES - ENHANCING EV RANGE & EFFICIENCY
    • This course on Electric Vehicle Range and Efficiency is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the factors affecting an EV's range and efficiency, strategies for maximizing it, and technologies contributing to energy efficiency. We will discuss the impact of vehicle weight, aerodynamics, and tire selection on an EV's efficiency.

Taught by

Prasanth Kumar Palani

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