Introduction to Hybrid Vehicle Propulsion <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 140px; top: -20px;"> </div>


Who should attend?

  • This course provides a global knowledge on the bases of hybrid vehicles.
Audience :
  • Engineers and technical staff wishing to increase their knowledge in the field of hybrid powertrain and to improve their understanding of the associated stakes.

Course Content


      • Base definitions, why hybrid vehicles?
      • Advantages of electric vehicles.
      • Limitations and critical issues of electric vehicles – and how to overcome them.

      • What is a hybrid vehicle?
      • Advantages of hybrid vehicles.
      • Operating phases of a hybrid vehicle.
      • Definition of hybridization levels.
      • Characteristics of the single hybridization levels.
      • Definition of hybrid architectures
      • Series hybrid architecture.
      • Parallel hybrid architecture.
      • Complex or series-parallel hybrid architecture.
      • Energy management strategy - basics.
      • Control parameters of the energy management strategy.
      • Control strategies.
      • Batteries with higher energy density.
      • 48V Mild Hybrid systems.

Learning Objectives

  • 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 architectures.

Ways & Means

  • Talk type training illustrated with a number of examples showing the economical and energy stakes.
  • Real components study.