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Traction Motors for Electric Vehicles

$180.00

The THORS Traction Motors for Electric Vehicles course explores the individual components that make up a traction motor and the types of traction motors commonly used in the EV world.

Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

The THORS Traction Motors for Electric Vehicles course explores the individual components that make up a traction motor and the types of traction motors commonly used in the EV world. Examine each type of traction motor’s design, how power is generated, and the different vehicle architectures used for different EV. This course provides a visually engaging learning experience that is measurable with pre-assessment and post-assessment quizzes.

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Who will benefit from this Traction Courses course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, testing, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that require an understanding of traction motors used in electric vehicles, including traction motor components, types of traction motors, and traction motor operation.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Traction Motors for Electric Vehicles

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify each structural mechanical and electromechanical component used in a traction motor.
  2. Understand how a traction motor functions.
  3. Differentiate between each type of traction motor.
  4. Recognize the different types of vehicle architectures.
  5. Recall the auxiliary components used in an EV.
Traction Motor for Electric Vehicles Course

Table of Contents

  1. Traction Motor Components
    1. Structural Mechanical Components
    2. Electromechanical Components
      1. Rotor
        1. Squirrel Cage Rotor
        2. Wound Rotor
        3. Permanent Magnet Rotor
      2. Stator
        1. Permanent Magnet Stator
        2. Electromagnetic Stator
      3. Encoders and Resolvers
    3. Windings
      1. Wires
        1. Round Wires
        2. Shaped Wires
      2. Winding Configurations
        1. Bar Wound Wire
        2. Concentrated Wound Wire
        3. Traditional Wound Wire
      3. Winding Connections
        1. Wye Connections
        2. Delta Connections
    4. Insulators
      1. Primary Insulators
        1. Enamel Insulation
        2. Slot Insulation
        3. Weld Side Phase Insulation
      2. Secondary Insulators
        1. Epoxy
        2. Varnish
        3. Dielectric Paper and Film Insulators
  2. Traction Motor Operation
    1. Types of Traction Motors
      1. Induction Motors
        1. Construction
        2. Function
      2. Permanent Magnet Motors
        1. Construction
        2. Function
      3. Separately Excited Motors
      4. Switched Reluctance Motors
    2. Power Generation
      1. Battery Power
      2. Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
      3. Regenerative Power
    3. Traction Motor Layouts
      1. P0 Architecture
      2. P1 Architecture
      3. P2 Architecture
      4. P3 Architecture
      5. P4 Architecture
    4. Electric Vehicle Auxiliary Components
      1. Power Electronics
      2. High Voltage Systems
      3. High Power Distribution Module
      4. Single Power Inverter

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