ECE 51018 - Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization(s):

Energy Sources and Systems

Counts as:
CMPE Special Content Elective
EE Elective

Normally Offered: Each Spring

ECE 32100 and ECE 43300, and [(MA 26500 and MA 26600) or MA 26200]

Requisites by Topic:
Familiarity with matrix algebra, MATLAB, Elementary differential equations.

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

Supplementary Information:
ISBNs: pdf: 978-1-1189-7053-9; epub: 978-1-1189-7054-6; cloth: 978-1-1189-7056-0

Required Text(s):
  1. Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Principles and Applications with Practical Perspectives, Chris Mi, M. Abul Masrur, and David Gao, John Wiley & Sons, 2017, ISBN No. 978-1-1189-7053-9.

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