3 ECTS credits
80 u studietijd
Aanbieding 1 met studiegidsnummer 4016316FNR voor alle studenten in het 2e semester met een gespecialiseerd master niveau.
The course gives an overview of following subjects : structures of electric and hybrid vehicles, batteries, electric drives, fundamental design criteria and infrastructure for chargers.
Following aspects are covered related to alternative propulsion systems:
• Electric vehicles with batteries and fuel Cells en hybrid vehicles
• series hybrid, parallel hybrid, combined hybrid typologies
• hybrid power management strategies
• components (drives, batteries, etc.)
Additionally following aspects are described
• tail pipe after treatment systems: catalysts, particular filters etc.
• Alternative fuels: LPG, natural gas, bio fuels and hydrogen
- hand outs of the slides of the course
- up to date scientific publications
-aims and objectives :
To learn the basic knowledge about the different aspects concerning environmental vehicle technologies, especially electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. To describe the technology and the fundamental design criteria.
-exam requirements :
The students must know the basics on the composition and the design of electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. Additionally the must have the basic knowledge about alternative fuels. They must be able to apply these basics by means of an open course book exam.
Can collaborate in a (multidisciplinary) team.
Can work in an industrial environment with attention to safety, quality assurance, communication and reporting.
Can develop, plan, execute and manage engineering projects at the level of a starting professional.
Can think critically about and evaluate projects, systems and processes, particularly when based on incomplete, contradictory and/or redundant information.
Having a creative, problem-solving, result-driven and evidence-based attitude, aiming at innovation and applicability in industry and society.
Having a critical attitude towards one's own results and those of others.
Having consciousness of the ethical, social, environmental and economic context of his/her work and strives for sustainable solutions to engineering problems including safety and quality assurance aspects.
Having the flexibility and adaptability to work in an international and/or intercultural context.
Having an attitude of life-long learning as needed for the future development of his/her career.
Having in-depth knowledge and understanding of exact sciences with the specificity of their application to engineering.
Having in-depth knowledge and understanding of integrated structural design methods in the framework of a global design strategy.
Having in-depth knowledge and understanding of the advanced methods and theories to schematize and model complex problems or processes.
Having a broad scientific knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to design, produce and maintain complex mechanical , electrical and/or energy systems with a focus on products, systems and services. E.g. codepo project, courses around renewable sustainable mobility, ...
Can reformulate complex engineering problems in order to solve them (simplifying assumptions, reducing complexity).
Can conceive, plan and execute a research project, based on an analysis of its objectives, existing knowledge and the relevant literature, with attention to innovation and valorization in industry and society.
Can correctly report on research and design results in the form of a technical report or in the form of a scientific paper.
Can present and defend results in a scientifically sound way, using contemporary communication tools, for a national as well as for an international professional or lay audience.
De beoordeling bestaat uit volgende opdrachtcategorieën:
Examen Mondeling bepaalt 60% van het eindcijfer
WPO Verslag bepaalt 40% van het eindcijfer
Binnen de categorie Examen Mondeling dient men volgende opdrachten af te werken:
Binnen de categorie WPO Verslag dient men volgende opdrachten af te werken:
1st session : Oral examination (open course book) 60% + case study 40%
2nd session : idem
Deze aanbieding maakt deel uit van de volgende studieplannen:
Master in de ingenieurswetenschappen: werktuigkunde-elektrotechniek: voertuigtechnologie en transport
Master of Electromechanical Engineering: Vehicle Technology and Transport (enkel aangeboden in het Engels)