Advanced Vehicle Systems (ME 541)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Mechatronics(ME)
3
10.00
Tuğçe Yüksel tyuksel@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture
Interactive,Communicative,Project based learning
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CONTENT

1. Introduction a. History b. Introduction to different systems c. Comparison to conventional vehicles, advantages d. Current situation (technology, market, emission benefits) 2. Vehicle Dynamics and Performance Fundamentals, Modelling a. Longitudinal Dynamics b. Propulsion and Breaking c. Handling d. Ride Comfort 3. Powertrains a. Components b. Configurations i. Electric Vehicle ii. Hybrid Electric Vehicles (series, parallel, split configurations) c. Regenerative Braking 4. Batteries a. Basics/Fundamentals b. Types, differences, advantages/disadvantages c. Battery modeling d. Battery Management Systems 5. Internal Combustion Engines a. ICE fundamentals b. Types c. Fuel Economy d. Emission control 6. Alternative Energy Sources a. Fuel Cells i. Fundamentals ii. Types iii. Hydrogen Storage b. Supercapacitors and Ultracapacitors 7. Electric Motor a. DC Motors b. Induction Motors c. Switch Reluctance Motors d. Control Basics

OBJECTIVE

This course aims to provide basic concepts towards understanding hybrid and electrified vehicles.It aims to provide the students the technical fundamentals to build models and perform simplified dynamics and control analyses.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Identify different electrified powertrain alternatives
Understand the working principles and challenges of batteries, fuel cells and super/ultra capacitors.
Understand the working principles of different electric motors, their advantages and
disadvantages for being used in electrified vehicles.
Create simplified vehicle dynamics and performance models in Matlab.
Be able explain the economic, environmental and social advantages and disadvantages of alternative vehicle technologies.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 25
Midterm 25
Group Project 40
Homework 10

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

Iqbal Husain, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles-Design Fundamentals,2nd Edition, CRC
Press, 2011.

Amir Khajepour, Saber Fallah, Avesta Goodarzi, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles -
Technologies, Modeling and Control: A Mechatronic Approach, Wiley, 2014.

James Larminie, John Lowry, Electric Vehicle Technology Explained, Wiley, 2004.

Gianfranco Pistoia, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles-Power Sources, Models, Sustainability,
Infrastructure and the Market, Elsevier, 2010.