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Module 4: AC Conversion Components

Unit K: The Electric Motor        

  • Overview 
  • DC Series-Wound Electric Motor     
  • DC Shunt-Wound Electric Motor      
  • AC Electric Motor
  • Hybrid Electric Motor Interface         
  • Motor Horsepower        
  • Motor Operation  
  • Motor Over-Voltage / Under-Voltage
  • Diagnosing Motor Problems   
  • Motor Coupler   
  • Coupler Taper Lock      
  • Coupler Key        
  • O-Ring Adaptor   
  • Adaptor Plate      
  • Motor Mount     
  • Free Rev    
  • Motor Specs        
  • Drive Linkages     
  • Multi-Speed Transmission Interface  
  • Single-Speed Transmission Interface
  • Direct Interface    

Unit L: Controller & Control Enclosure Subassembly       

  • Overview   
  • DC Motor Controller      
  • AC Motor Controller     
  • Other Controller Types 
  • Heat Sink   
  • Potentiometer      
  • Throttle Microswitch     
  • Throttle Return Line      
  • Control Box Enclosure
  • Main Contactors  
  • Coil Suppression Diode 
  • High Voltage Fuse & Fuse Holder     
  • KSI Switch 
  • Volt Terminal Strips      
  • Multi-position Fuse Holder      

Unit M: Battery System    

  • Overview    
  • Working with Batteries
  • Battery Management System
  • Traction Battery Pack   
  • Battery Life
  • Battery Capacity  
  • Battery Cycles     
  • Battery Ratings   
  • Battery Voltage   
  • Battery Current   
  • Battery Boxes     
  • Battery Cables     
  • Battery Cable Runs       
  • Battery Terminals
  • Battery Ventilation        
  • Current Leakage  
  • Storing Batteries 
  • Recycling Batteries       

Unit N: Battery Charger    

  • Overview    
  • Stages of Charging       
  • GFI, Safety Regulations and Requirements
  • Installing the Charger    
  • DC-DC Converter
  • The “Smart” Electrical Grid              

Unit O: Wheels & Tires     

  • Overview    
  • Ratings and Rolling Resistance        
  • Tire Pressure and Wear

Unit P: Braking

  • Overview    
  • Safety and Brake Wear 
  • Power Brake Vacuum System 
  • Vacuum Reservoir         
  • Vacuum Switch & Control Sensor    
  • Vacuum Alarm     
  • Parking Brake      
  • Regenerative Braking    

Unit Q: Suspension 

  • Overview    
  • Weight (GVWR)   
  • Curb Weight (GVWR)   
  • Spring Force       
  • Spring Rate
  • Suspension Travel        
  • Shock Absorbers 
  • Struts        
  • Ground Clearance         
  • Aerodynamics      

Unit R: Gauges & Instruments  

  • Overview    
  • Fuel Gauge
  • Voltmeter and Ammeter Package     
  • Speedometer       
  • Charger Power Relay / Charger Door Ajar 

Unit S: Accessories & Safety Features     

  • Overview   
  • Original ICE Accessories        
  • Stock Wiring Harness   
  • Lights        
  • Power Steering    
  • Air Bags     
  • Fusing        
  • Modified ICE Accessories        
  • Air Conditioning  
  • Heater        
  • EV-Specialized Accessories    
  • Fire Extinguisher 
  • Voltage Isolation  
  • Warning Labels   
  • Emergency Shut-off      
  • Inertia Switching  
  • Charging Cords   

 

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