Electric Cars: Technology


Electric cars are more than a novel means of mobility. They have been recognized as an essential building block of the energy transition. Fulfilling their promise will imply a significant change in the technical, digital and social dimensions of transport and energy infrastructure. If you are interested in learning about the state-of-the-art technology behind electric cars, then this is the course for you!

This course focuses on the technology behind electric cars. You will explore the working principle of electric vehicles, delve into the key roles played by motors and power electronics, learn about battery technology, EV charging, smart charging and about future trends in the development of electric cars.

What you'll learn

- Operation principle of electric cars
- Motors and power electronics in an electric cars
- Battery technology
- Relevant charging infrastructure technologies and innovations, such as smart charging
- Future technology for EVs such as wireless charging and solar EVs

Course Duration

4 Weeks (4-5 hours per week)

Course Price

FREE (Add a Verified Certificate for $50 USD)


Pavol Bauer: Full Professor, Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy - Delft University of Technology
Auke Hoekstra: Senior advisor smart mobility - Eindhoven University of Technology
Gautham Ram: Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology - Delft University of Technology
Marnix Wagemaker: Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology - Delft University of Technology