Electric Vehicles - Part 1

By Prof. Amit Jain   |   IIT Delhi
Learners enrolled: 18191
This course will be a first level course on electric vehicle. Students will be able tounderstand the operation of battery driven electric vehicle. The course will start withintroduction section which will enable the students to understand the focus areas thatcome under the umbrella of electric vehicles. Then the course will start covering this focusareas one by one such as vehicle dynamics, Motors, Power Electronics, Batteries,Charging etc. The most important part of this course will be that each topic will beanalyzed and demonstrated through Matlab Simulink, so that the grip of the subject willbe strong and the knowledge acquired will be useable in real time applications.

INTENDED AUDIENCE  : Interested Students
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 1
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 21 Feb 2022
End Date : 18 Mar 2022
Enrollment Ends : 21 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 24 Apr 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1  :  Introduction to Electric Vehicle
Week 2  :  Vehicle Dynamics: Modelling and Simulation
Week 3  :  Fundamental of Drives and DC Machine Modeling
Week 4  :  DC Machine Drives and Control of EV Using DC Machine

Books and references

Iqbal Husain, ELECTRIC and HYBRIDVEHICLES, Design Fundamentals, CRC Press,2003.2. M. Ehsani, Y. Gao, S. Gay and A. Emadi,Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel CellVehicles, CRC Press, 2005.

Instructor bio

Prof. Amit Jain

IIT Delhi
Amit Kumar Jain is presently working as Associate Professor in Department of ElectricalEngineering, IIT Delhi. He is done his Ph.D and M.S from Department of ElectricalEngineering, I.I.Sc, Bangalore and spend around two years in General Electric GlobalResearch Center before joining IIT Delhi in 2012. He expertise includes electric drives forrenewable and electric vehicle application. He has also started a course on ElectricVehicles in IIT Delhi which is now been converted to NPTEL video course.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 April 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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