University of Colorado Boulder

Electric Vehicle Sensors

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Jay Mendelson

Instructor: Jay Mendelson


(21 reviews)

Intermediate level

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40 hours to complete
3 weeks at 13 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Examine traction motor, inverter, transmission and battery charging hardware

  • Specify the correct sensor for an electric vehicle application

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module you will learn about the major categories of electric vehicles that have been developed so far

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7 videos2 readings1 quiz

In this module you will learn about the major electrical components in electrical vehicles

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz

In this module you will learn about the battery chargers and modules and how high voltage and current is measured in these components

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz

In this module students will learn about the technology behind torque and speed sensors and thermistors

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz


Jay Mendelson
University of Colorado Boulder
6 Courses90,490 learners

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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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