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Development of Hybrid Drives using MATLAB & Simulink

A 3 month course which discusses about the basics of hybrid electric powertrains used in the automotive industry, different existing and future architectures, current trends, powertrain system design and modeling, simulation and controls related to such powertrains.

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Jayesh Suryawanshi

Volkswagen (I) Pvt. Ltd.,

RMD Sinhgad

Mithin SanthaKumar

Timetooth Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology University in Kochi, Kerala

Manthan Waghaye

Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt Ltd

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College Of Engineering

Hemant Sagar

KN Associates

PM polytechnic, Delhi ncr , sonipat

Jangaiah Chikonda



sai dinesh


usharama college of engineering and technology

Vadapalli A S Krishna Maruthi Srinivas

advance technologies

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Manas Metar

Sphinix World Biz Limited

University of Wolverhampton


This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • The students will gain a thorough knowledge of how hybrid electric drives work in the automotive industry.
  • Students will gain exposure to:
    • Basics of Hybrid Electric Powertrains
    • Existing and Future Architectures
    • Powertrain System Design Modelling
    • Simulation and Controls related to Powertrains
  • The students are exposed to the modern trends and standard practices being followed in the industry right now.
  • The main goals of this course are to teach the concepts of hybrid electric vehicles and to assist in the creation of a complete electric vehicle using MATLAB and Simulink.
  • This course forms the foundation for anyone willing to take up a career as a Modelling and Simulation Engineer.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 1 - Introduction to Course: Objectives and Scope

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Current Transportation Scenario
  • Driving Factors
  • Automotive Trends
  • Technologies
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Course Outline

Week 2 - Vehicle Dynamics: Longitudinal Traction Equations and Road Load Equations

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Longitudinal Lumped Dynamics of a Vehicle
  • Tractive Forces
  • Loads Acting on a Vehicle
  • Power Requirement Calculations

Week 3 - System Development and Testing, Drive Cycles

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Testing Objective and Parameters
  • Drive Cycles
  • Energy and Power Requirement for the Cycle
  • Different Test Procedures

Week 4 - Energy and Performance: Analysis and Modeling

The following topics are covered this week:

  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Energy Consumption
  • Acceleration Performance
  • Drive Quality
  • Purpose/Applications and Types of Modeling
  • Energy Flow
  • Forward and Backward Models

Week 5 - Hybrid Architectures

Hybrid drives are drivetrains that consist of an engine and an electric motor. There are different architectures for hybrid drives, each having its own advantages and disadvantages. This week, the following topic is discussed in detail.

  • Hybrid Drive Architecture

Week 6 - IC Engines

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Drivetrain Basics
  • Engine Basics
  • Operation
  • Engine Maps
  • BSFC
  • Efficiency
  • Emissions

Week 7 - Transmission

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Transmission Types:
    • MT, AMT, AT, CVT, DCT, EVT, and DHT
  • Torque Converters
  • Planetary Gear Sets
  • Clutches
  • Function
  • Losses

Week 8 - Electric Motors & Power Electronics

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Principle of Operation
  • Different Types:
    • DC, AC, PMSM, Induction, and SRM
  • Efficiency
  • Losses
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Electric Drives
  • Inverters
  • Motor Control and Other Power Electronics

Week 9 - Energy Storage Systems

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Flywheels
  • Batteries
  • Ultracapacitors
  • Hydrogen
  • Battery definitions:
    • C-rate
    • Capacity
    • SOC
    • Specific Energy
    • Specific Power
  • Modeling
  • Controls
  • BMS

Week 10 - Energy and Performance Management

The following topics are covered this week.

  • Energy Management Strategies
  • Charge Sustaining/Depleting
  • Ways to Improve Fuel Economy
  • Performance

Week 11 - Optimization of Hybrid Drives

In this week, the following topics are covered.

  • Optimal Design and Optimal Control of Hybrid Drives
  • Optimization of Hybrid Drives for Accurate and Efficient Operation

Week 12 - Current architectures

In this week, the following topics are covered.

  • Vehicles that use Hybrid Drivetrains
  • The Benefits of using Hybrid Drivetrains


Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Development of Forward Energy Based Fuel Consumption Model of a Conventional Vehicle

During this project, the students will learn about the modeling process, how to write scripts in MATLAB, modeling in Simulink, and how to analyze data and generate plots.

Development of a Forward Energy Based Fuel Consumption Model of a P1 Hybrid Vehicle

The main goal of this project is to understand the functionality of a P1 hybrid and be able to model it. Also, the fuel economy numbers for an EV is studied during this project.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Enhance your knowledge of hybrid electric vehicles and build a successful career in the automotive industry with the Development of Hybrid Drives using MATLAB and Simulink online course.

With rising awareness and various ongoing initiatives for promoting environment-friendly vehicles, the demand for hybrid and electric vehicles has also seen a rapid rise over their conventional IC engine counterparts. However, the design of hybrid electric vehicles is quite complex since there are two different power generation sources.

The development of hybrid drives using MATLAB and Simulink course is one of the best MATLAB and Simulink courses specifically designed for engineering students (automotive and mechanical fields) to improve their skill-sets and knowledge in the domain. This course on hybrid drives includes various modules and industrially relevant projects to help you build relevant skills in the field.

The best part of the course is the use of experimentally proven teaching methodologies delivered by professionally qualified course educators. Further, the different projects dealing with modelling procedures while working with MATLAB and Simulink offer you a comprehensive learning experience in the field.

The duration of this online course is three months with a flexible fee structure. The course is offered in three different versions based on access to benefits and the nature of the payment. The fee for the basic module ranges from Rs 7000 per month to Rs 15000 per month.

Who Should Take the Development of Hybrid Drives using MATLAB and Simulink Course?

The Development of Hybrid Drives using MATLAB and Simulink course is best suited for the students and graduates pursuing specific engineering degrees, including electrical engineering, automotive engineering, and mechanical engineering, to understand the concepts better.

The course is designed to enable automotive and mechanical engineers to develop their industrial skills for effortless career development. The course is also ideal for professionals such as simulation programmers and other engineers looking for better career opportunities and enhancing their comprehensive knowledge of the automotive industry.

What Will You Learn?

This Simulink course helps you to enhance your knowledge on the designing and modelling aspects of hybrid electric vehicles that aid energy conservation. After completing this course, you will be able to better understand and comprehend the ideas and principles of the below aspects-

  • Various types of building technologies 
  • Key fundamentals of hybrid electric powertrains
  • Important designing and modelling strategies and techniques
  • Latest trends in the automotive field
  • Seamless handling of different software tools such as MATLAB and Simulink
  • Concept of simulation and controls

Apart from this, various projects included in the course will provide you with experience creating powerful forward energy-based fuel consumption models related to a conventional vehicle and a P1 hybrid vehicle.  

Skills You Will Gain

  • Basics of hybrid electric powertrains specifically used in the automotive industry.
  • Various current trends, different existing and future architectures, and design/modelling of the powertrain system.
  • Basic understanding of simulation and controls related to powertrains.
  • Skills and knowledge on how to model powertrains that will prove beneficial when trying to make a career in the HEV/EV domain.
  • Understanding of how hybrid electric drives work in the automotive industry.

Key Highlights of the Program

  • Allows the eligible candidates to earn a certificate of completion from the respective institute offering the course.
  • A 3-month comprehensive course that discusses the working and other basics of hybrid electric powertrains used in the automotive industry.
  • Helps you to learn everything about different existing and future architectures of hybrid electric powertrains as well as controls related to such powertrains. 

Career Opportunities after Taking the Course

One of the best Simulink training courses is a well-designed skill development program that helps you improve your domain knowledge about the automotive industry.

After completing the course, you enjoy multiple job opportunities and acquire expertise in programming languages such as MATLAB and Simulink. Upon course completion, you will find lucrative career opportunities in various automotive and supplier companies working in the field of developing Hybrid Electric powertrains. 

FAQs on Development of Hybrid Drives using MATLAB & Simulink


  1. Who can enroll in this course?

All graduate/ post-graduate students, as well as freshers and experienced engineers who wish to learn about hybrid vehicle powertrain technology basics, can enroll in this MATLAB and Simulink online course.

    2. Will I get a merit certificate after the completion of this course?

Yes, if you are among the top 5% of the class, you will be eligible to receive a merit certificate, or else you will be given a course completion certificate.

    3. Which companies will I get a job in after this course?

The course makes you eligible to work in all automotive and supplier companies operating in the field of developing Hybrid Electric powertrains. 

     4. What are the eligibility criteria for the development of hybrid drives using MATLAB and the Simulink online training program?

Although there are no fixed criteria for this certification program, the course will benefit mechanical and automotive engineers.

     5. What kind of salary can I expect after this course?

You can expect a CTC anywhere between Rs 2.5 to 6 LPA. If you are an experienced professional, you can expect a hike between 10-45%.

     6. What is the duration of this online program?

The development of hybrid drives using MATLAB and the Simulink course is scheduled for a period of three months.

     7. What software skills are taught in this course, and how well are these tools used in the industry?

The course covers MATLAB, a high-performance language for technical computing that integrates visualization, computation, and programming in an easy-to-use environment, and Simulink, a graphical programming environment for modelling, simulating and analyzing multi-domain dynamical systems.

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Instructors with 7 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Electrical automotive engineering
  • Automotive design engineering
  • Applied Electronics

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