ECE 51018 - Hybrid Electric VehiclesLecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3
CMPE Special Content 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.
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
- Hybrid Electric Vehicles with Practical Perspectives, C. Mi, A. Masrur, D. W. Gao, IEEE/Wiley, 2011, ISBN No. 13-9780470747735.
Recommended Text(s): None.
Learning Outcomes:A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
- Understanding of the principal architectures of electric and hybrid electric vehicles. [1,2]
- Ability to analyze performance characteristics and understand limitations of each architecture. [1,6]
- Understanding of the principal components of an HEV including the power/energy storage, conversion, transmission, and control subsystems. [1,5]
- Ability to integrate disparate subsystem models to form end-to-end vehicle model. 
|3||Introduction to architectures (series, parallel, split torque)|
|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||Advanced modeling and simulation tools|
Engineering Design Content:
Engineering Design Consideration(s):