About the course
UNDERSTAND THE CURRENT STATUS, CHALLENGES, AND TECHNOLOGIES OF HYBRID VEHICLES
Hybrid powertrains provide new opportunities to achieve better trade-offs in vehicle designs, such as driving performance and fuel economy. This online course presents an introduction to the current status of hybrid vehicles and basic technologies, along with an in-depth discussion about the control and design of split hybrid electric vehicles.
- Overview and Introduction (33 min)
- Impacts on Auto Industry and Current Status (36 min)
- Major Hybrid Technologies (43 min)
- Major Components - Principle, Current Status, Outlook (46 min)
- Vehicle Control Hierarchy and Power Management Algorithms (62 min)
- Control and Design of Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicles (37 min)
- Summary and Outlook (12 min)
TIME COMMITMENT AND WORK PACE
Modules are divided into shorter segments making it easier to learn at your own pace.
If completing a specialization, all four modules must be purchased together and completed in 180 days. For individual modules, you will have 60 days to complete.
Successful completion requires you to view all course modules and receive an 80% passing grade on the course assessment. Upon completing these requirements, you will earn a digital badge for your resume or professional profile.
CERTIFICATE OPTION AND SPECIALIZATIONS
Upon successful completion of 4 modules purchased as a group, you will receive the U-M Certificate in Current and Emerging Technologies.
Select 4 modules from one concentration to deepen your knowledge in a subject or area. If you choose a specialization, your certificate will note the specialization you completed.
PREREQUISITES & TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
There are no prerequisites for this course. A bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, or technical field is recommended but not required.
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- Understand the big picture of the current status of hybrid technologies
- Recognize the key challenges of hybrid vehicles
- Comprehend the key power-split vehicle transmission architectures
- Understand the common control concepts for hybrid vehicle
- Inspire debate and discussion about hybrid technologies
Huei Peng received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. He is now a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests include adaptive control and optimal control, with emphasis on their ...
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