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Powering the Drive: Unveiling EV Electronics

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In the rapidly advancing world of electric vehicles (EVs), understanding the application of power electronics is essential for both professionals and enthusiasts. Welcome to our comprehensive video course on the "Electric Vehicle Power Electronics " This course explores the pivotal role and significance of power electronics in the EV ecosystem. As EVs become a prominent part of the transportation landscape, understanding the intricacies of power electronics is crucial. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills to comprehend, utilize, and optimize power electronics for efficient and sustainable electric vehicle operation. This comprehensive course is divided into four essential lessons. First, we begin with understanding the Fundamentals of power electronics by introducing key components and their functions. Then, the lesson on Power Electronics Topologies explores various power electronics topologies used in EVs, emphasizing pulse-width modulation (PWM), H-bridge, and multilevel converters. In addition to this, the next lesson focuses on Control Strategies and Algorithms. We’ll also discuss the control techniques employed in electric vehicle power electronics for efficient power conversion. Finally, the motor drive systems, energy management techniques, and their synergy with power electronics to enhance the energy efficiency and range of an electric vehicle are discussed. This program is designed for individuals with a basic understanding of electrical engineering or power electronics and an interest in electric vehicles and sustainable transportation. The learners should have a fundamental understanding of electrical circuits and basic electronics principles. Familiarity with electric vehicle concepts is beneficial but not mandatory. By the end of this course, you'll possess a holistic understanding of power electronics in electric vehicles, enabling you to apply this knowledge effectively.

Syllabus

  • Powering the Drive: Unveiling EV Electronics
    • Discover the essential principles and applications of power electronics in electric vehicles (EVs) with our comprehensive course. Gain insights into the role and significance of power electronics, understand key components, explore various power electronics topologies, and master control strategies. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to optimize EV performance and energy efficiency, contributing to the future of sustainable transportation. Ideal for beginners with a basic understanding of electrical engineering or power electronics and an interest in EVs.

Taught by

Prasanth Kumar Palani

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