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Jul 13, 2010
Fall 2010: Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification    Bookmark and Share
Term: Fall 2010
Course No.: EECS 598
Credit Hours:
Instructor: Prof. Ian Hiskens
Prerequisites: EECS 215 or 314 (or permission of instructor)

Course Description:
This course covers the fundamentals of the physical and cyber infrastructures that will underpin large-scale integration of plug-in electric vehicles. PEV charger technology will be examined, with a view to establishing grid-side characteristics. V2G converter requirements will be considered. The physical power system infrastructure will be presented, beginning with an overview of power system structure and operations, through distribution system design, to consumer installations. Quality-of-supply issues and protection requirements will be addressed. The information infrastructure and regulatory framework required to support various business models for flexible PEV charging and V2G applications will be presented. Control strategies that are appropriate for large-scale PEV integration will be considered. Upon completion of the course, students should have a comprehensive knowledge of the structure, capabilities and limitations of the physical and cyber infrastructures required to support PEVs.   [Read More]
 
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