Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6442 : HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Monalisa Pattnaik


Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Conventional Vehicles. Hybrid Electric Drive-trains and Electric Drive-trains: Basic concept of electric traction, introduction to various electric drive-train topologies, power flow control in electric drive-train topologies, fuel efficiency analysis. Electric Propulsion unit: Introduction to electric components used in hybrid and electric vehicles, Configuration and control of DC Motor drives, Configuration and control of Induction Motor drives, configuration and control of Permanent Magnet Motor drives, Configuration and control of Switch Reluctance Motor drives, drive system efficiency. Energy Storage: Introduction to Energy Storage Requirements in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles. Battery, Fuel Cell, Super Capacitor and Flywheel based energy storage and its analysis, Hybridization of different energy storage devices. Sizing the drive system: Matching the electric machine and the internal combustion engine (ICE), Sizing the propulsion motor, sizing the power electronics, selecting the energy storage technology, Communications, supporting subsystems. Energy Management Strategies: Introduction to energy management strategies used in hybrid and electric vehicles, classification of different energy management strategies, comparison of different energy management strategies, implementation issues of energy management strategies. Case Studies: Design of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Design of a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV).

Course Objectives

  1. Understand working of Electric Vehicles and recent trends.
  2. Know-how & aptitude towards future trends in Hybrid Electric Vehicles.

Course Outcomes

1. Develop the electric propulsion unit and its control for application of electric vehicles.
2. Analyze different power converter topology used for electric vehicle application.

Essential Reading

  1. Iqbal Hussein, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals, CRC Press , 2003
  2. Mehrdad Ehsani, Yimi Gao, Sebastian E. Gay, Ali Emadi, Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory and Design, CRC Press , 2004

Supplementary Reading

  1. James Larminie, John Lowry, Electric Vehicle Technology Explained, Wiley , 2003
  2. Chris Mi, M. Abul Masrur, David Wenzhong Gao, Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Principles and Applications with Practical Perspectives, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. , 2011