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Beginner Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

French

Subtitles: French, English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
29 minutes to complete

Welcome

1 video (Total 3 min), 6 readings
1 video
6 readings
Course Overview5m
Syllabus4m
Partnership École des Ponts ParisTech and Groupe Renault Corporate Foundation1m
Introducing the team1m
Survey Present yourself5m
Introduce yourself to the other learners10m
1 hour to complete

Chapter 1 - Understand Mobility and its evolutions

12 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
12 videos
Mobility and Urban Forms9m
Do You Know That? Urbanization of the World Population3m
More on Method - Socio-Technical Regimes and Technological Transition3m
Mobility and Ways of Life12m
Do You Know That? Some Highlights Regarding Mobility in the World2m
More on Method - Mobility Systems Observational Data2m
Electric Mobility: From Past to Present13m
Do You Know That? National Wealth and Individual Motorization2m
More on Method - The Four-Step Model3m
Electric Mobility: Actual Changes Brought On by Electric Vehicles in Terms of Mobility Systems11m
Do You Know That? Zahavi’s Conjecture and Household Transport Budgets4m
3 readings
Speakers2m
References2m
References2m
4 practice exercises
(ungraded) quiz on Transportation Systems2m
(ungraded) quiz on Socio-Technical Regimes and Technological Transition2m
(ungraded) quiz on Mobility Systems Observational Data2m
(ungraded) quiz on The Four-Step Model2m
15 minutes to complete

Week 1 Assessment

1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Instructions1m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 1 assessment14m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Chapter 2 – Electric Mobility and Environmental Impact Reduction

9 videos (Total 86 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Climate Change: Futurology of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for The 21st Century8m
Identifying and Reducing the Negative Impacts of Transportation11m
Noise9m
More on Method - Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)3m
LCA and Well-To-Wheel Analysis 1/210m
LCA and Well-To-Wheel Analysis 2/29m
Comparative LCA of Thermal and Electric Vehicles10m
Recycling of Electric Vehicle Batteries7m
5 readings
Speakers2m
References2m
References2m
References2m
Interview with Jean-Philippe Hermine1m
1 practice exercise
(ungraded) quiz on Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)2m
21 minutes to complete

Week 2 Assessment

1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Instructions1m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 2 assessment20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Chapter 3 – Economic Analysis

17 videos (Total 97 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
17 videos
More on Method - Total Cost of Ownership2m
More on Method - Discount Rate2m
More on Method - Option Value2m
Cost/Benefit Analysis Applied to Electric Vehicles 1/29m
Cost/Benefit Analysis Applied to Electric Vehicles 2/212m
Do You Know That? The Distorting Effect of Taxes5m
Do You Know That? The Cost Recovery Ratio3m
More on method - The Issues of EVs for the Industry and Public Accounts3m
What is at Stake at Country Level? Effects Regarding Industrial Production8m
What is at Stake at Country Level? Effects Regarding Energy Supply12m
Do You Know That? Oil Dependence of Transportation in The World3m
Do You Know That? Fuel Poverty3m
More on method - Disaggregated Analysis of Household Potential EV Demand2m
More on method - Household Mobility Tool Ownership2m
Demand and Potential Demand: Who will pick an electric vehicle? 1/29m
Demand and Potential Demand: Who will pick an electric vehicle? 2/210m
2 readings
Speakers2m
References2m
7 practice exercises
(ungraded) quiz on Monetarization2m
(ungraded) quiz on Total Cost of Ownership2m
(ungraded) quiz on Discount Rate2m
(ungraded) quiz on Option Value2m
(ungraded) quiz on The Issues of EVs for the Industry and Public Accounts2m
(ungraded) quiz on Disaggregated Analysis of Household Potential EV Demand2m
(ungraded) quiz on Household Mobility Tool Ownership2m
23 minutes to complete

Week 3 Assessment

1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Instructions1m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 3 assessment22m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Chapter 4 – Electric Mobility and Infrastructures: Technical and Economic Dimensions

12 videos (Total 87 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Global State of Play of Charging Infrastructures for Electric Vehicles8m
Charging Infrastructure Policies in Europe11m
Public Policies related  to EV Charging Infrastructure
: Global Perspective9m
More on method - The Technical and Economic Processes Leading to an Equilibrium Between Supply and Demand on Electric Grids4m
Do You Know That? Storing Electric Power3m
Do You Know That? (Re)Charging Stations4m
EV Business Models: A Business Model Approach11m
EV Business Models: Value and Deployment8m
Batteries and Charging Infrastructures8m
Quickdrop, Rapid-Charges, Corri-Door: « Fill It Up, Please »3m
Battery Business Model3m
3 readings
Speakers2m
References2m
Interviews with Renault Experts2m
1 practice exercise
(ungraded) quiz on The Technical and Economic Processes Leading to an Equilibrium Between Supply and Demand on Electric Grids2m
19 minutes to complete

Week 4 Assessment

1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Instructions1m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 4 assessment18m
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Top reviews from Electric Vehicles and Mobility

By ACJul 2nd 2018

Very instructive course about a subject that will be the main concern about mobility in the future.

Instructors

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Émeric FORTIN

Head of the Master in Transport and Sustainable Development
Direction of Studies, École des Ponts ParisTech
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Virginie BOUTUEIL

Researcher
LVMT (City Mobility Transport Lab), École des Ponts ParisTech

About École des Ponts ParisTech

École des Ponts ParisTech, may be France’s oldest engineering school (since 1747), but it remains young and very much in the present, as it has always been, in training talented, innovative future leaders in order to transform today’s realities and build tomorrow’s world in key areas of day-to-day life, such as transport, housing, and urban services, and also in foundational fields like energy, environment, climate sciences, spatial planning or sustainable development… We are happy to welcome you to be part of our community of students and senior executives whom are offered the best experience in terms of excellence and open minded approach to Elite Higher and Executive education....

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