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Battery as a Power Source and Hybrid Technology

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TT00BI93
Curriculum: SAT 2024V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 4 (2027-2028)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Hautala, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

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Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, the student is familiar with the principles and terminology of the electrical powertrain. The student can discuss battery solutions, powertrains for electric vehicles and energy consumption from the perspective of the electricity grid and society. The student knows the basics of electric powertrains for vehicle use and the advantages of batteries in various applications. The student is familiar with the technical solutions of battery technology and can justify the sizing requirements of the powertrain of an electric vehicle.

Student's Workload

135 hours, with 45 hours of contact teaching.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Technology field basic studies.


Benefits and vocabulary of electric powertrain and hybrid powertrain. Basics of electrical drives and basics of electric motors and battery dimensioning. Battery management. Electric power converters.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material shared by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact teaching, exercises, online teaching, and independent studies.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student can provide creative solutions in all the course-related exercises.
Grade 3: The student can solve the course-related exercises.
Grade 1: The student can solve the basic course-related exercises.

Assessment Methods

Teacher's evaluation, assignments, and an exam.