Electric traction

Course Description

Electric traction vehicles, types and their application. Basics of traction calculations, traction and breaking force, installed power. Modern electric machines for electric traction application. Control of vehicle speed, traction and breaking force. Electric vehicles power converters. Auxiliary electric drives in electric vehicles. Traction system energy optimization. Basic standards, recommendations and regulations for electric vehicles. Traction system influence to its surroundings.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Mehrdad Ehsani, Yimin Gao, Sebastien E. Gay, Ali Emadi (2004.), Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, CRC Press
Simon Iwnicki (2006.), Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics, CRC Press
Božidar Radojković (1986.), Električna vuča, Naučna knjiga, Beograd

For students


ID 154930
  Winter semester
L0 English Level