Curricula Stream

 

The following coursework follows a standardized format to ensure effective instructional results. Courses are updated on an ongoing basis as new components, software and vehicles are introduced by manufacturers:

Forward
Project background, acknowledgement and references
Introduction
Target audience, safety, tools, history, future vision
Pre-Requirements
Coursework, skills, safety, other qualifying factors
Design
Component configuration, assembly comparisons, specifications, parts lists, schematics, fabrication drawings and theory of operation
Vehicle Preparation
Measurement, weight and proportion, ride height, steering and suspension
Fabrication
Motor and Trans/Drive interface, cabling, connectors, metalwork, mounting hardware
Assembly
Component location, cable routing, 12v wiring, driver interfaces
Testing
Pre/post assembly comparisons, suspension and curb weight, software programming, battery management interfaces, battery balancing, driving performance 
Specifications
Payload, acceleration, speed on terrain, range, charge time, overall efficiency 
Users Guide
Features, charging procedure, trip planning, load management, starting, shifting, braking, accessories, parking, new component break-in, towing, storage  
Maintenance
Safety, tires, brakes, alignment, battery management 
Troubleshooting
Drive train, battery system, charging system, overall vehicle management 
FAQs
EV concepts, myths, energy use, costs, reliability, availability, history, trends 
References
Manufacturers, schools, events, vendors, conversion locations, general knowledge base 

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