OG4EV - Electrical Vehicles

Course specification
Course title Electrical Vehicles
Acronym OG4EV
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Power Engineering
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 5.0 Status elective
The goal Review construction and characteristics of electric vehicles. Describe basic concepts of electric propulsion systems. Explain the role of traction power converters and traction motors. Kinematics and dynamics of electric vehicles.
The outcome Mastering the kinematics and dynamics of the vehicle, the implementation of methods traction, power and speed of the travel diagrams. Students learn to analyze and design systems with electric traction motor and traction drive. Design and implementation of management.
Contents of lectures Transportation systems and vehicles which use electric propulsion. Characteristics of railways, urban trains, trams, trolley buses and road vehicles. Brief history of railways and train supply systems. Kinematics and dynamics of electric vehicles. Derivation of traction force and torque. . Basic hardware and software prerequisites for controlling the AC traction motors and power converters.
Contents of exercises Controlling the power and momentum, starting characteristics. Work in the area of ​​field weakening and breaking. Reostatska control of traction drives with DC motors. Power of traction motor chopper. Asymmetric reduction of tripping and reactive power. Topology traction inverter power asynchronous and synchronous traction motors. Linear traction motors.
  1. S. N. Vukosavic, Skripta iz Elektricne Vuce, 1999 (Original title)
  2. S.N. Vukosavić “Zbirka zadataka iz električne vuče” (Original title)
  3. S.N. Vukosavic, Digital Control of Electrical Drives, Springer 2007. (Original title)
  4. Slobodan N. Vukosavic, Electrical Machines, Springer 2012 (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
2.5 1 0.5
Methods of teaching 45 lectures, 15 hours of auditory exercises. 15 hours of laboratory and demonstration exercises. 50 hours of independent work, 25 hours of work with teachers through seminars and discussions. Working with students 1:1 for 4 hours each week consultation.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 20
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 20
Projects 10
Colloquia 30
Seminars 0