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Introduction to Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle

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Introduction to "Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles" offers a comprehensive understanding of the principles, technologies, and applications of electric mobility. This course is designed for students, professionals, engineers, and enthusiasts who seek to explore the rapidly evolving field of electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EVs and HEVs) and their pivotal role in sustainable transportation. Electric and hybrid electric vehicles represent a paradigm shift in the automotive industry, aiming to reduce carbon emissions, dependence on fossil fuels, and mitigate environmental impact. Through a series of engaging lectures, interactive assignments, quizzes, and discussions, participants will embark on a journey to explore the following key topics: By the end of the course, participants will have gained a holistic understanding of electric and hybrid electric vehicles, enabling them to contribute to the advancement of sustainable transportation solutions.


Week NumberTitle of the Video1Overview of the Course1. History of Transportation and Vehicular Electrification2. ICE v/s Electric Vehicles3. Emergence and Need for Vehicular Electrification2Basic Vehicle Dynamics and Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Vehicle1. Vehicle Dynamics I2. Vehicle Dynamics II3. Overview of ICE Vehicle Drivetrain3Basic of Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Configuration and Operation1. Overview of Vehicular Electrification and EV2. Hybrid EV Configuration and Operation I3. Hybrid EV Configuration and Operation II4Basics of Plug in HEV and Fuel Cell Vehicle and Comparison of different EVs and HEVS1. Fundamental of PHEV2. Fundamental of FCEV3. Comparison of Various EV Technology5Fundamental of Electric Propulsion System and Constituent Technologies1. Overview of Electric Propulsion System and its Components2. Role of Power Electronics Converters in Electric Propulsion System3. Electronic Control Unit and Controllers6Energy Source and Storage System for EVs and HEVs1. Basics of Energy Sources2. Battery Management System3. Ultracapacitor and Flywheel7Electric Motors and their Control1. Induction Motor and Control for EVs2. PMSM and control3. Switched Reluctance Motor and BLDC motor8Overview of EV Charging System1. EV Charging Infrastructure in India2. Types of EV charging3. AC-DC Converters4. DC-DC Converters9Modeling and Simulation of EV Charging System1. Simulation of AC-DC Converters I2. Simulation of AC-DC Converters II3. Simulation of DC-DC Converters I4. Simulation of DC-DC Converters II10Thermal Management of EV and HEV1. Guidelines for Thermal Management of EV2. Thermal Management of Battery3. Thermal Management of Power Converter4. Thermal Management of Motors11Emerging Trends and Advancement in Electrified Vehicles1. V2G and V2L Concept2. V2H and V2V Concept3. High Power Density Drive train4. Role of AI in Vehicular Electrification12Policy, Standards, Guidelines and Economics of Electrified Vehicles1. Policy Standard and Guidelines for EV2. Policy Standard and Guidelines for EV Charging Station3. Economics associated with vehicular Electrification4. Business Model associated with vehicular Electrification

Taught by

Dr. R. N. Patel and Dr Lalit Kumar Sahu



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