Introduction to HEV using MATLAB & Simulink

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


Top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate. Course completion certificate will be provided to all students who complete the course. You will receive both e-verified and hard copy of your certificates.


Introduction to course: Objectives and scope

  • Brief about course contents and learning outcomes
  • Battery technology advancements and Automotive application 

Traction power equations and importance of modeling:

  • Vehicle power requirement calculations: Rolling resistance, Air drag and hill climbing forces.

Understanding driving cycle:

  • Driving patterns and vehicle testing standards
  • Important terms and definitions
  • Energy expenditure calculation using Excel

EV & HEV Architectures:

  • Different arrangements of power train components
  • MATLAB application example: ADVISOR and Powertrain blockset
  • Control strategies 

Traction motors

  • Electrical engineering terminologies
  • Fundamentals of DC and AC motors: working principle, characteristics and control

Introduction to Power Electronics

  • Understanding power electronics
  • basic DC converter circuit operation 
  • Power devices
  • Switching losses

 Control of traction motors

  • Power electronic control of PMDC
  • PMBLDC and Induction motor

 Induction motor for EV and HEV application

  • Inverter operation
  • Sine PWM
  • Variable frequency control

Advanced control of Induction motor

  • Review of induction motor controller
  • connections and features
  • Limitations of variable frequency control
  • Introduction to vector control

Braking of Electric motor

  • Braking requirements of vehicle
  • Methods of braking of DC motors

 Motor efficiency plots

  • Contour lines
  • motor operating points and limits


  • Design an electric powertrain with type of motor, it’s power rating, and energy requirement to fulfill aircraft towing application. Estimate the duty cycle range to control the aircraft speed from zero to highest. Make all required assumptions. Prepare a table of assumed parameters. Draw a block diagram of powertrain.
  • Search and list out the total weight of various types of aircrafts.
  • Is there any difference between ground speed and air speed?
  • Why is it not recommended to use aircraft engine power to move it on the ground at Airport?
  • How an aircraft is pushed to runway when its ready to take off? 
  • Learn about take off power, tyre design, rolling resistance, tyre pressure, brake forces when landing.
  • With necessary assumptions, calculate the force and power required to push / pull an aircraft by a towing vehicle.

Who can take this course?

Undergraduate Students

If you have completed at least 2 semesters of undergraduate education in the following majors, then this course will be highly useful for you.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering

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Amazing course content. Genuine efforts by the instructor and the entire organization to help educate students. I'll definitely recommend this course for Mechanical Engineers.

Raj Mehta

I had a good experience joining the course here. Mentors are friendly and they clear the doubts very well. In my experience, during the course, I learned a lot of new concepts

Abhinash Rajbanshi

The quality of teaching and the approach was really nice. And their support team always ready 24*7 to help us in solving our problems.

Amit Patel


1 . Who can take your course?

Graduate and Post graduate Mechanical and Automobile engineering students from final year and freshers. In fact anyone at a beginning stage of learning about electric powertrain.

2. What is included in your course?

Technical fundamentals of electrical machines, power electronics, control theory and embedded systems applied to electric powertrain. Quick review of theories and first step towards simulating vehicle power systems. 

3. What will the student gain from your course?

 Learn about analysis and simulation of motor drive systems for electric vehicle

4. What software skills are you teaching and how well are these tools used in the industry?

 MATLAB simulation platform is chosen for this course. It’s widely accepted by designers and manufacturing companies. 

5. What is the real world application for the tools and techniques will you teach in this course?

 Automotive application 

6. Which companies use these techniques and for what?

 Mostly all automotive companies and electric powertrain R&D organization

7. How is your course going to help me in my path to MS or PhD?

 You will learn about basic fundamentals & simulation skills which are desirable for higher education  

8. How is this course going to help me get a job?

 This course provides a bigger perspective of electric powertrain and new automotive technologies. You can apply this knowledge for your project activities also. These efforts can help you to get an interview call from startups and automotive companies. .