• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration

About

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. 

The course includes video lectures, presentations and exercises, which are all illustrated with real-world case studies from projects that were implemented in the Netherlands.

The Electric Cars - Technology Certificate from EdX in partnership with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX was co-developed by Dutch Innovation Centre for Electric Road Transport (Dutch-INCERT) and TU Delft and is taught by experts from both the industry and academia, who share their knowledge and insights.

Join the course and be prepared for the upcoming developments amid the transition to electric vehicles!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Intensity 5 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      4 to 5 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

It is recommended that learners complete the first course, Electric cars: Introduction (DelftX- eCars1x) before beginning this course to be familiar with the basic concepts.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    50 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
  • National Applies to you

    50 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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