Electric Vehicle Technology - A Beginner's Course

person icon Prasanthkumar Palani

Electric Vehicle Technology - A Beginner's Course

Electric Vehicle Tech & Components | Motors | Battery management system | Charging technology | Electric Vehicle testing

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Prasanthkumar Palani

architecture icon Teaching & Academics,Engineering,Electrical technology


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Course Description

Upon completion of the academy, participants will be able to:

  • Complete Overview of all High Voltage components involved in an electric or hybrid Vehicle.

  • Cradle-to-grave of an automotive OEM to understand the effect of electric vehicle on the carbon footprint.

  • Describe the main hybrid and electric vehicle development considerations and performance requirements for various vehicle system

  • Apply the operation of brushless dc and induction motors to HEV and EV vehicles

  • Define the torque speed curves for motors and the application to electric and hybrid electric vehicles

  • Define and analyze battery operation and performance requirements for HEV, PHEV, EREV and full electric vehicle applications

  • Estimate the size of a cell to meet a specific requirement

  • Describe the functions performed by a Battery Management System (BMS)

  • Understand different thermal management methodologies applied for the battery pack systems and their challenges

  • Explain different approaches to estimating state of charge, state of health, power and energy

  • Compare and contrast the various industry and regulatory standards for hybrid vehicle components, batteries, and charging systems

  • Identify how to define key vehicle system requirements and select and size system components that best meet those requirements

  • Understand various testing and regulatory requirements for electric vehicle and components at both system and subsystem level.

  • Understand the challenges in meeting the safety regulations at international level.

  • Understand the drawbacks of current testing procedures applied by the international testing agencies for electric and hybrid vehicles.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Selection of E – motors for Electric Vehicles- BLDC/PMSM/INDUCTION/SynR MOTORS
  • Motor Control Technology for Electric Vehicle applications
  • Lithium Batteries and Battery Pack Design for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Application
  • Lithium Ion Battery Management Systems
  • Powertrain Sizing Calculation Procedure and Practice Problems
  • Case Study on Nissan Leaf electric vehicle.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic engineering physics knowledge is required
  • Basic understanding of Electric motor principles are required
  • Basic understanding of a conventional automobile is required.
Electric Vehicle Technology - A Beginner's Course


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Understanding the EV Components and architecture
6 Lectures
  • play icon Electric Vehicle Technology - A Beginner's Course Introduction 02:25 02:25
  • play icon IC ENGINES VS ELECTRIC MOTORS 18:00 18:00
  • play icon Cradle to grave study 12:57 12:57
  • play icon Understanding the Electric Vehicle Components and Key Functions - 1 15:27 15:27
  • play icon Understanding the Electric Vehicle Components and Key Functions - 2 17:09 17:09
  • play icon Hybrid Powertrain Technology 13:26 13:26
Electric Motor & Inverter for EV & HEV Application
9 Lectures
Electric Motor Control Technology Basics
6 Lectures
Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle Applications
7 Lectures
Charging System Technology for Electric vehicle Applications
3 Lectures
Electric Vehicle Design Calculations for Practice
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Prasanthkumar Palani

Prasanthkumar Palani

Mr. Prasanthkumar Palani Chief Technical Consultant Haritha TechLogix

Mr. Prasanthkumar Palani is the Head of electric vehicle homologation team of Haritha Techlogix, Coimbatore.

He is a Master’s graduate in Vehicle Engineering and Transport Management from Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune. Currently he is responsible for the electric vehicle and component level homologation assignments.

Prior to this he led the Design and Development team of Jascon Energy Pvt Ltd building electric vehicles and lithium battery packs for Automotive and Non automotive applications.

Mr. Prasanthkumar has also worked as a Mechanical design engineer at Mercedez Benz Research and Development India Ltd, Bengaluru in the area of Automatic Transmission and Drivetrain Design

He received his spark in automotive electronics with his association with Devise electronics Pvt Ltd, Pune in his initial point of his career.

He holds various certifications in the area of electric mobility from many Indian and international organizations like Denso, TUV SUD, SAE, ARAI etc.,

Apart from his works, he is also very closely working with skill development initiatives in association with Indian skill development organizations like ASDC and TSDC. He also serves as an active member of the Electric Vehicle Expert Group of ASDC, New Delhi.

Till date, he has trained 1500+ engineering students, faculties and Industry professionals in various automotive verticals in both Online and Offline modes.

He is also the Author of various Automotive and Electric Vehicle Technology courses in Udemy with 5000 students, professionals from 18 countries across the globe 

LinkedIn Profile https:://www linkedin com/in/prasanthkumarp/

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