ECET 55400

Hybrid And Battery Technology

This course will review different sources of energy and perform the comparison between these sources. Battery and storage technology, charging systems, and battery life cycle will be studied in detail. The storage for solar thermal systems, solar photovoltaic systems, wind biomass and wave energy systems will be discussed and practical examples will be given. Hybrid Systems, the need for hybrid systems, range and type of hybrid systems will be discussed. Case studies of diesel-PV-battery, wind-PV-battery, gas-PV-battery, biomass-diesel-battery systems, gas-electrical and hybrid electric vehicles will be given. Permission of instructor required.

Credit Hours: 

3

Department: 

Location: 

West Lafayette