Modern Vehicle Engine Technologies and Design

MET 4430 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Imparts the science and technology of electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). Covers the mechanics, power, and propulsion of vehicles for terrestrial transportation. Discusses fundamentals and design of batteries, fuel cells, and DC machines; three-phase AC machines; induction machines; regenerative braking; permanent magnet machines; and switched reluctance machines. Studies electric drive components, the EV transmission configuration, and EV motor sizing. Requires students to complete a design project relative to EV and/or HEV design.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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