1 day MOT/INTHY-E
- Engineers and technical staff wishing to increase their knowledge in the field of hybrid powertrain and to improve their understanding of the associated stakes.
- his course provides a deeper knowledge on the bases of hybrid and electric vehicles.
- Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- know the main technical and economical stakes, the basic associated vocabulary, the proposed technologies and the expected fuel economy improvements,
- know the main components and technical ways to build an HEV.
- No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
- Talk type training illustrated with a number of examples showing the economical and energy stakes.
- Real components study.
- Base definitions, orders of magnitude, why hybrid vehicles? Various hybrid types: hydraulic, pneumatic, inertia wheel, … Impact of the type of vehicle use.
- Homologation. ZEV running.
- Stakes for car manufacturers.
Architecture of electric hybrid vehicles
- General principles.
- Serial hybrid. Well known examples: rail, bus, …
- Parallel hybrid. Conventional design.
- Serial/parallel hybrid, power shunt, Toyota Prius 2, Prius 3, Chevrolet-Volt.
Functionalities offered by electric hybrid vehicles
- Stop and start, regenerative braking, boost.
- Operating point optimization, thermal engine load, ZEV driving, impact on ancillaries; other functionalities.
- Fuel economy improvement.
Hybrids ranking & associated functionalities
- Micro-hybrid. Benefit, installation, fuel economy.
- Mild-hybrid. Installation, fuel economy.
- Full-hybrid, plug-in hybrid. Stakes, necessary infrastructure.
- Overview of existing hybrids.
- Toyota Prius, Chevrolet-Volt: description, operating analysis.
- Conventional vehicles with batteries, electric motor, motor wheel: various approach, CO2 values Tank to Wheel or Well to Wheel.
- Fuel cell.
- Impact of the context (political, regulation, industrial, economical, …) on technical options.