ECE 764

Vehicular Power Systems

Instructor: Dr. Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Course Meetings: FS 9:00 am to 4:50 pm

Location: Siegel Hall, SH 203

Course Purpose: Conventional electrical power systems in automotive systems highlighting state of the art and future trends. New electrical loads and advanced distribution system architectures of electric and hybrid electric vehicles are presented. Current trends in the vehicular industry, such as 48V automotive systems are explained. Further, innovations in electric machine topologies and power converters including battery chargers and wireless power transfer are explored. Finally, energy storage including battery-only storage and hybrid energy storage systems are explained.