Electrical Drives of Vehicles

A tantárgy neve magyarul / Name of the subject in Hungarian: Járművek villamos hajtásai

Last updated: 2015. október 27.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Course ID Semester Assessment Credit Tantárgyfélév
VIVEM017   2/0/0/f 3  
3. Course coordinator and department Dr. Számel László,
Web page of the course https://vet.bme.hu/?q=tantargyak
4. Instructors

Dr. Balázs Gergely György

Dr. Számel László

8. Synopsis Classes of electric vehicles. Traction force vs. velocity characteristic and traction power. Requirements for control of traction force, traveling velocity and break force. Structure of electric vehicles, tasks of main and ancillary operation. Energy supply for contact-line electrically driven rail vehicles, multi-current mode trains and motor-coaches. Electric drives and development directions of typical locomotives. Traveling and break control of electric locomotives. Electric power supply and controlled electric drives of urban trams, trolleys and
underground trains. Typical types and development directions. Electric structure, energy supply, drives and development directions of electric and hybrid cars. Special vehicles, vehicles with linear motor drive and levitation. Protection and roadworthiness equipments of vehicles. Ancillary equipments of vehicles. Electric vehicles in the future.
9. Method of instruction 2 lectures per week
10. Assessment Two midsemester tests.
11. Recaps One-one repeated test for both midterm tests during the semester. One test can have one more repeated on the repetition week.
12. Consultations At time and date agreed by the lecturers.
13. References, textbooks and resources Lecture notes from the webpage of the department.
14. Required learning hours and assignment
Contact hours28
Preparation for contact hours14
Preparation for the midterm28
Homework assignments20
Total workload90