Energías Renovables y Movilidad Eléctrica

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.


UPC School
This postgraduate course is also part of the training track for the master's degree Enertronics.


Renewable Energies and the Electric Vehicle
12 ECTS.
This postgraduate course covers fundamental knowledge on electrical engineering and electricity generation, enabling the analysis and understanding of circuits and electric motors, and also the applications of renewable wind and photovoltaic energies and the various technologies related to electrical mobility.

The basics of electrical engineering
- Electrical system (BT, MT, AT)
- Kirchhoff's Laws
- Ohm's Law
- Steady-state operation
- Transient operation
- Sinusoidal steady-state operation
- Alternating current electricity
- Series and parallel resonance
- Triphasic systems
- Ideal transformers
- Voltage, current and impedance conversion

Power generation
- Components of a power plant
- Synchronous generator modelling
- Connexion to a network of infinite short-circuit power
- Conventional synchronous generator simulation
- Using a PMSM as a generator
- Power generation with an induction machine
- Winding rotor generator simulation

Photovoltaic solar energy
- Introduction to solar energy
- Grid-connected solar inverters
- Clarke & Park Transforms
- Introduction to system and system control dynamics
- Grid control link
- Photovoltaic plants
- Photovoltaic hybrid systems

Wind energy
- Introduction to wind energy system simulation
- Electrical machines used for wind-power generation
- Static converters used for wind-power generation
- Static converter modelling and simulation
- Control applied to wind-power generation
- Simulation of wind-power generation systems

Electric mobility
- Electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. History, market and current status
- Electric vehicle dynamics
- Energy storage and sources
- Electric traction. Motors and converters
- Electric traction. Control, modelling and simulation
- Hybrid electric systems
Final Project
With the final project, students worked for a reminder of the agenda for the postgraduate and demonstrates that it has acquired the necessary knowledge.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
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(108 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:10/10/2018 Classes end:18/02/2019Programme ends: 05/04/2019
Monday  18:00 to 21:30Wednesday  18:00 to 21:30
Taught at:
Av. Diagonal, 647. Planta 2. Aula Schneider

Registration fee:
2.400 €

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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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