Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle

Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle

A comprehensive course on Electric-Vehicle Controls using Matlab and Simulink. This course is highly suited for beginners

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  • Pre-requisites : For Electrical & Electronics Engineers
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A Quick Overview

In olden days, the number of electronics components that had been used in Automobiles was not predominant. Nowadays, the sensors and actuators that are infused into Automobiles are more in number. It is a very tedious process to read and measure those signals manually. As the Automobile industry moves towards autonomous driving conditions, good control is needed to support thick and thin. Hence, the need for a control system came into the picture. This is where “the control of vehicles” emerged as an important topic.
   This course throws light on the basics of the control system and its related concepts of control in Electric Vehicles. Learning this course would enhance students’ knowledge of controllers and behavioural concepts of various control systems. Current Automotive market is moving towards the manufacturing and sales of Electric vehicles. Most of the Indian OEMs and their suppliers have started working on EV and its related application. Learning about the control algorithm and its relevance in EV/HEV will stand a good stead in the current job market.

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COURSE SYLLABUS

1Introduction to control system

Fundamental control components are discussed in this section. Students can learn the basics of control system Engineering from this section right from types of the control system to various components of control theories.

  • Fundamentals of control engineering
  • Important terms
  • Feedback system
  • Transfer functions
  • Poles zeros
  • State-space
  • Laplace transform

2Stability analysis

This section dealt with the stability analysis of control systems. It is a prerequisite for any of the systems to be stable to give satisfactory behaviour. Students can learn about stability theories and how to implement the same using the MATLAB command.


  • Stability
  • Bode plot and MATLAB tools for control system engineering

3Control theory applied to power converters and motors

A PID controller is considered to be very important in the industrial standpoint. This section helps to learn the significance of the PID controller and how to auto-tune the gain parameters of the PID controller in MATLAB simulation environment.

  • PID control actions and simulations for step response

4Controller design for DC motor

In an Electric Vehicle, the motor plays a crucial part to propel the vehicle. The motor characteristic needs to be known to control it efficiently. This section helps to learn about the transfer function of DC motors and control of DC-DC power converter.

      

  • DC motor transfer function
  • Setpoint tracking and disturbance rejection

5Introduction to Digital Control

This section briefs the difference between analogue and digital systems. The significance of discrete control systems and the domain that is to be defined for the discrete control system. Student can get an insight on the advantage of using Discrete control system over the Analog control system

  • Limitations of analog control
  • Discrete control system
  • Z-domain analysis

6Using Microcontroller for Motor Control

 Students can learn the fundamentals of microprocessors and microcontrollers. This section gives knowledge about the architecture of Microcontroller and how it can be programmed and interfaced.
  • Digital power control
  • Microcontroller fundamentals
  • Programming and interface

7Vehicle Dynamics Control

Vehicle Dynamics Control System Algorithm is significant in the Connected Cars System & using such algorithms with data interaction between sensor & actuators help the engineers to maintain the safety & security of the vehicle. .The importance of a Master Controller and how it is interfaced with other controllers is also discussed in this topic. 
  • Intelligent and connected vehicle system
  • Master controller and its interfacing with the local controller


Projects Overview

Electric Vehicle

Highlights

Students are required to develop a pure Electric Vehicle in MATLAB Simulink environment. This project aims at using Li-ion Battery and an Induction motor which are widely popular among EVs.The significances of using an Induction motor are that it has good starting torque and good speed regulation. The project has to be developed with a suitable power converter and controller. The main components that have to be taken care are

  • Li-ion Battery
  • Induction motor
  • Motor controller
  • Power converter

Electric Rickshaw

Highlights

Developing an Electric Rickshaw model in MATLAB Simulink environment, helps the student to know about the functionality of each and every block of the model. The model should contain Permanent magnet brushed type motor. The entire simulation should run for three different standard drive cycles for 100km at a constant speed of 45 km/hr and the following parameters should be documented   

  • Energy consumptions
  • The temperature rise of motor
  • The temperature rise of the controller


WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?


  • Freshers, College Students & Working Professionals can take up this course.
  • Working Professionals, especially mid-career employees who are looking for a job change can take up this course & gain knowledge from this, which can help them in switching careers.
  • Students who are interested to pursue a Master’s in Control System Engineering

SOFTWARE COVERED

MATLAB

MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation.

SIMULINK

Simulink, developed by MathWorks, is a graphical programming environment for modelling, simulating and analyzing multidomain dynamical systems.


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Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle using MATLAB

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Become a Green Warrior with the Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle Course

The primary goal of the Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle course is to teach the fundamentals of control systems and other concepts related to electric vehicles. With the growing demand for electronic engineers skilled in the design of electric vehicles, it is critical to supplement your resume with a certification course that will set you apart. Controlling an electronic vehicle (EV) is a difficult task that requires several parameters to be considered to design an adaptive and robust system. This electric vehicle design course teaches you the intricacies of the controller to develop an optimal balance of acceleration, performance, and speed of the electronic vehicle. 

The course starts with introducing the control system, where the fundamentals and theoretical understanding are developed. Further, the application of these control theories is edified for you to understand their importance from an industrial standpoint. The course progresses with stability analysis using MATLAB, understanding DC motors, their functioning, and control. It then moves to learn the use of microcontrollers, microprocessors, and overall vehicle dynamics control system algorithms.

The course fees range between Rs 7000 to Rs 15,000 for three months. 

Who Should Take the Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle Course?

This electric vehicle course aims to improve the understanding and skills in the fundamentals and practical applications of several aspects of electric vehicle control.

If you want to pursue the course on electric vehicle design, you should have a technical background in fields like electrical, electronic engineering, or a technology degree in computer science. However, students, working professionals, and freshers interested in a Master's in control system engineering can also pursue this course. If you are interested in innovating and designing a new control system for electronic vehicles, then this electric vehicle design course will help you enhance your skills. 

What Will You Learn?

The course provides a focused understanding of the control of electric vehicles. It explains the theoretical details of control systems, their practical applications, stability analysis using MATLAB command, PID control simulations, control design, digital control, use of microcontrollers in vehicles, and use of Vehicle Dynamics Control System Algorithm. 

Overall, this course on the control of electric vehicles is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic. Using the MATLAB Simulink environment teaches students how to use and develop algorithms and simulation programs for electric vehicles. Engineers gain a solid understanding of working on high-performance languages and graphical programming systems for designing, modelling and simulating dynamic systems as a result of this exposure.

Skills You Will Gain

  • An in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical workings of control systems.
  • Understand controller designs for DC motors.
  • Design and develop innovative control systems for electric vehicles. 
  • Exposure and use of vehicle dynamic control system algorithms.

Key Highlights of the Program 

  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
    • The duration of the course is 3 - 6 months.
    • It allows the learner to work on projects that provide hands-on experience developing electric vehicles using the MATLAB Simulink technical computing language.
    • The online learning mode gives the learner the freedom to pursue the course from anywhere.

Career Opportunities after Taking the Course

The demand for electric vehicle design engineers is anticipated to increase in the coming years. Electronic engineers who pursue the electric vehicle design specialized course have a higher chance of being selected by top automobile companies. 

Some of the important job roles in this field that you can take up based on your professional interests include:

  • Modelling and Simulation Design Engineer: (Average Salary: Rs. 3- 5 lakh per annum)
  • Electric Vehicle System Integration Engineer: (Average Salary: Rs. 7- 10 lakh per annum)
  • Vehicle Development Manager: (Average Salary: Rs. 10 -15 lakh per annum)

FAQ's on Introduction to Control of Electric Vehicle

  1. Who can join the electric vehicle designing course?

         Electric or Electronic engineers with a bachelor’s degree can join the electric vehicle designing course to understand the control systems of electric vehicles. 

    2. What does an electronic engineer learn from the course?

        The course reinforces theoretical fundamentals and exposes electronic engineers to various simulation programs for designing electric vehicles.

    3. Why is it important for electronic engineers to pursue this electric vehicle designing course?

        With the growing adoption and recommendation of electric vehicles, an increase in demand for skilled electronic engineers with specialized courses is inevitable. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has estimated more than one crore of jobs in the field by 2030. Good understanding of electric vehicle control systems, improvement in performance and technology, engine and electric motor design would be the top skill requirements.

    4. What are the fees of the electric vehicle design course?

        The fees of the course are flexible and range between Rs. 7,000 to Rs. 15,000 per month. 

    5. Which companies hire electric vehicle designing engineers?

        Big automobile companies like Mahindra, Audi, Tata, Hyundai, Isuzu, Eicher, and much more constantly hire engineers skilled in designing electric vehicles. 

    6. What is the average annual salary of a skilled electric vehicle designing engineer?

        An average annual salary of a skilled electric vehicle engineer is estimated to be around Rs 6 lakh to Rs 20 lakh per annum based on experience and skills.


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1Who are the instructors and what is the learning process?

Our instructors are industry experts working in Fortune 500 companies. We partner with them to deliver the lectures online. You will be given access to recorded content and assignments each week.

2Are there any prerequisites for this course?

You should be pursuing or have graduated with a B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering.

3What kind of support I can expect? What if I have doubts?

Our support system is amazing!. You can read our reviews on Google to see this. We focus on one-on-one support which no one else does. We will communicate with you through videoconferencing, WhatsApp messages/calls, individual online sessions and also in person. Doubts and queries are addressed by a dedicated support engineer who is assigned to you to walk you through your problem areas and clarify any queries that you may have.


4How is this different from what I learnt in college?

Our courses are crafted after consultation with industry experts. This gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned only as theory and work on projects that will give you a leg up in your career aspirations - be it an MS admit, a new job or growth within your organization. This course will help you bridge the gap between academia and industry and get you market-ready.

5What advantages will I gain by taking this course?

You will have an edge over your peers by working extensively on industry-relevant projects, practice on tools and software that will set you apart and help you in getting ahead of the competition. Our course will strengthen your portfolio to get better grants and scholarship opportunities for MS Admits, explore options in Research & Development, and land that much-coveted job in top core companies. 


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