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Electric Mobility - Fundamentals of EV Technologies

Semester 2
  • Introduction & Definition of Concepts
    • History of Mobility & Transportation and Current Trends
    • Electrification and Automation and Climate Change
    • Electric Vehicle Definitions
    • Fundamentals of Electric Vehicles
    • Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Vehicles
  • Implications of Electric Mobility
    •  Electric Mobility and the physical environment
    •  Climate Change
    •  Cost-benefit Analysis of Going Electric (e.g. economic, environmental)
    •  Stakeholder Analysis and Public Perception
    •  Global Road Map towards Electric Mobility
  • Architecture of Electric Vehicles
    •  Classifications of Electric Vehicles
    •  Fundamental Architectures of Electric Vehicles (including on-board charging componentry)
    •  Batteries
    •  Motors and motor types
    •  Calculations of Range Estimation
    •  Vehicle Dynamics (including vehicle control and management systems)
  • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
    •  Overview of Power Grids (impact of EVs on the grid)
    •  Charging Infrastructure Considerations (e.g. placement optimization)
    •  Charging Standards: Types of Chargers and Adapters
    •  Standardization vs. Regulation
    •  Communication System
    •  EV System Design and Performance
  •  Final Written Examination 50%
  •  Course Work: 50%
    •  Online quizzes  15%
    •  In-course test  15%
    •  Report and project presentation  20%
Permission of HoD (Open to all Levels 2 and 3 Students)
Course Code: 
3 Credits
Level 2
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