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Course Name Electric Vehicle Design
Course Code 19MEE360
Program B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Electric Propulsion unit: Introduction to Electric Vehicle Dynamics
Introduction to electric components used in 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.

Unit 2

Energy Storage: Introduction to Energy Storage Requirements Electric Vehicles, Battery based energy storage and its analysis, Fuel Cell based energy storage and its analysis.
Super Capacitor based energy storage and its analysis, Flywheel based energy storage and its analysis. Hybridization of different energy storage devices.

Unit 3

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.

Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objectives

  • To familiarize with the basic electric components configuration for the Electric Propulsion unit.
  • To expose utilization of different Energy storage system and Hybridization.
  • To inculcate the knowledge while resolving issue of Energy management system

Course Outcomes

  • CO1: Understand the Electric components in detail.
  • CO2: Apply controls of different motors for drive system efficiency.
  • CO3: Understand various Energy storage devices including the Hybridization.
  • CO4: Apply Energy management system strategies to solve problems

CO – PO Mapping



CO1 2 1 1 2
CO2 3 1 2 2
CO3 3 1 1 2 2
CO4 3 1 1 2 2

Textbook / References


  • Iqbal Hussein, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: Design Fundamentals”, CRC Press, 2003.


  • MehrdadEhsani, YimiGao, Sebastian Longo, KambizEbrahimi, “Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell
  • Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory and Design”, CRC Press, Third edition.
  • James Larminie, John Lowry, “Electric Vehicle Technology” Wiley, Second ediion.2012.
  • SandeepDhameja, “Electric Vehicle Battery Systems”, Newnes, 2001

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 15
Periodical 2 15
*Continuous Assessment (CA) 20
End Semester 50
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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