Electric Cars: Technology

Electric Cars: Technology
1 hour coourse
Certification paid
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Electric Cars: Technology
What will you learn?
Operation principle of electric cars
Motors and power electronics in an electric cars
Battery technology
Relevant charging infrastructure technologies and innovations, such as smart charging
Future technology for EVs such as wireless charging and solar EVs
About the course

Electric cars are more than a novel means of mobility. They have been recognized as an essential building block of the energy transition. Fulfilling their promise will imply a significant change in the technical, digital and social dimensions of transport and energy infrastructure. If you are interested in learning about the state-of-the-art technology behind electric cars, then this is the course for you!

This course focuses on the technology behind electric cars. You will explore the working principle of electric vehicles, delve into the key roles played by motors and power electronics, learn about battery technology, EV charging, smart charging and about future trends in the development of electric cars.

The course includes video lectures, presentations and exercises, which are all illustrated with real-world case studies from projects that were implemented in the Netherlands.

This course was co-developed by Dutch Innovation Centre for Electric Road Transport (Dutch-INCERT) and TU Delft and is taught by experts from both the industry and academia, who share their knowledge and insights.

Join the course and be prepared for the upcoming developments amid the transition to electric vehicles!

Electric Cars: Technology
Get an in-depth understanding of the technology behind electric cars.
Pavol Bauer
Pavol Bauer
Full Professor, Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy TU Delft
Auke Hoekstra
Auke Hoekstra
Senior advisor smart mobility Eindhoven University of Technology
Gautham Ram
Gautham Ram
Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology Delft University of Technology
Marnix Wagemaker
Marnix Wagemaker
Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology Delft University of Technology
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