Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.


Electric Vehicle Technology for Academia

NITTTR via Swayam


Electric vehicle (EV) technology represents a revolutionary shift in transportation, utilizing electricity as the primary source of propulsion instead of traditional internal combustion engines (ICE). EVs incorporate various technologies and components to create cleaner, more energy-efficient, and technologically advanced vehicles. EV technology represents a transformative shift in the automotive industry, promoting sustainability, technological innovation, and the transition towards cleaner and more efficient modes of transportation. Learning about electric vehicle technology is crucial for fostering environmental consciousness, driving technological innovation, creating career opportunities, informing consumer decisions, shaping policy, and ultimately contributing to a more sustainable and greener future in transportation.


Week No.

Units and Lessons/Sub-Units


Electric Vehicle Components and Architecture

History of Electric Vehicles – Automobile power Train-Architecture of Electric Vehicles -Types of Electric Vehicles- Break down of key components in EV


Embedded Controllers for EV

Vehicle Control Unit –Controllers used in EV- AutomotiveEmbedded applications


Power Electronics Converters for EV

Power Semiconductor devices- Rectifiers- DC -DC converters-Inverters -Bidirectional Chargers


Electrical Motors for EV

Induction Motors -Permanent Magnet Brushless DC motor – Switched reluctance motor – Permanent magnet synchronous motor and their controllers -Regenerative Braking-Integration with Vehicle Systems


Battery Management Systems (BMS) for EV

Batteries –Types of Batteries- Battery packs- Energy Density and Range- Battery Degradation and Lifetime-Functions of a BMS-State of Charge (SoC) –-State of Health-Temperature Management- Cell Balancing- Charging Control-Sensors -User Interface and Communication


Modelling and Simulation of EV

Vehicle Dynamics Modelling- Battery Modeling-Motor and Power Electronics Modeling-Thermal Management Modeling-Integration and System-Level Simulation


Electric Vehicle Charging

ON Board chargers – Off board chargers- Level 1 Charging -Level 2 Charging -DC fast Charging-Charging Connectors- Range and Efficiency


Advanced Driver Assistant Systems and Electric Vehicle standards

Driver Monitoring Systems-Gesture Control and Voice Recognition- Automatic Emergency Braking-Lane change detection -Traffic Sign Recognition-sensors for ADAS- Vehicle Safety Standards- Government incentives and policies

Taught by

Dr G.A.Rathy, Dr R. Suja Mani Malar


Start your review of Electric Vehicle Technology for Academia

Never Stop Learning.

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Someone learning on their laptop while sitting on the floor.