Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
4406146 Hybrid Vehicle Powertrains 3.0 3
Description This course presents fundamentals of Hybrid Electric Vehicles: HEV concepts and design, energy analysis, unified modeling approach, optimization and control. The power consumption side of vehicles. Conventional power generation: IC engine overview, concepts of hybridization, general model of energy form and energy flows, on-board energy storage (fuels and batteries). Overview of electrochemical converters: motors, transmissions for HEVs, principles of fuel cells, HEV application. Principles of energy optimization in HEVs.