ECE 59500 - Hybrid Electric Vehicles (copy)

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

This is an experiential learning course.

Counts as:
CMPE Special Content Elective
EE Elective

Experimental Course Offered: Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016

ECE 32100 and 43300 or Graduate Standing

Requisites by Topic:
Graduate Standing or Instructor Permission

Catalog Description:
Introduction to architectures and technologies associated with electric and hybrid electric vehicles including their constituent components. Specific topics include electric and hybrid electric drive trains, energy storage (batteries/ ultracapacitors, fuel cells), electromechanical energy conversion (induction and permanent magnet motors and generators), power electronics, vehicle-level modeling and control, and optimization

Required Text(s):
  1. Hybrid Electric Vehicles with Practical Perspectives, C. Mi, A. Masrur, D. W. Gao, IEEE/Wiley, 2011, ISBN No. 13-9780470747735.

Recommended Text(s): None.

Lecture Outline:

Lectures Major Topics
3 Introduction to architectures (series, parallel, split torque)
5 Powertrain fundamentals
5 Battery characteristics, limitations, and management
3 Ultra capacitors and fuel cells
6 Power train electronics
6 Motor drives (induction, permanent magnet)
6 Vehicular control and overall energy management
3 Sizing and optimization
3 Regenerative braking
3 Advanced modeling and simulation tools
1 Midterm exam

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