Course Overview

Are you fascinated by electric vehicles and intrigued by the idea of converting traditional gas-powered vehicles into clean, efficient, and powerful electric ones? Whether you're an automotive enthusiast, a sustainability advocate, or a curious learner, this course is your gateway into the electrifying world of EV conversions.

In this course, we'll delve into the essential principles, techniques, and technologies behind transforming conventional vehicles into powerful electric marvels. From understanding the basics of electric vehicle architecture to mastering the intricacies of battery selection, motor integration, thermal management design, and various other systems, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to embark on your own electrification journey.

Join us as we explore the fundamentals, design, and installation of EV conversions and unlock the potential to electrify classics one vehicle at a time.

Course Curriculum

Everything you need to know to convert a vehicle to electric.

    1. Course Introduction

    1. Will it be a cool vehicle that you will enjoy?

    2. Safety (battery placement)

    3. Weight Distribution

    4. Transmission (auto vs manual) or direct drive

    5. Structure - can it handle the weight?

    6. Feasibility

    1. Climate

    2. Desired Range

    3. Desired Performance

    4. Charge Time

    5. Power Brakes/Steering, A/C and Heat

    1. Voltage vs Amperge

    2. Amps vs Amp Hours

    3. Kilowatts vs Kilowatt Hours

    4. Watt hours per mile

    5. Ohm's Law

    6. Passive Electrical Components

    7. Relays and Contactors

    8. Series vs Parallel

    9. Battery vs Module vs Pack

    1. Electric Motor

    2. Motor Controller

    3. Battery Management System (BMS)

    4. SCM2

    5. DC/DC Converter

    6. HV contactor

    7. HV Fuse

    8. HV Disconnect

    9. HV Battery Charger

    10. J1772 Charging

    11. Battery Chemistry Comparison

    1. Delta Temperature

    2. Delta Temperature Example

    3. Lithium Batteries in Hot Temperatures

    4. Battery Chilling Solution

    5. Lithium Batteries in Cold Temperatures

    6. Battery Preheating Solution

About this course

  • $749.00
  • 91 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

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