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Zero-emission hybrid mobile machinery

Individual course

If you are taking this course as part of a FITech minor, please note that all minors will be offered for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.

Max amount of FITech students: 50

Core content

  • Prime movers: Internal combustion engine and electric machines types
  • Exhaust emissions and legislation
  • Hybrids: Definition, structures, properties, components of an electric and hydraulic hybrids
  • Examples of hybrid heavy mobile machinery

After completing the course student

  • Is aware of the factors influencing the future of development of zero emission and hybrid off-road machinery.
  • Is familiar with the principles of internal combustion engines, basic duty cycles
  • Knows the characteristics and systems of mobile machinery and is able to select a powertrain topology for the application.
  • Knows the regulations governing exhaust gases and their effects on the use and application
  • Knows the structures, components and characteristics of hybrid and electric powertrains
  • Knows the characteristics of the energy storages used in different powertrains.
  • Is able to analyses losses distribution in conventional and hybrid powertrain (simulation exercise)

Completition methods

No exam, final grade made based on project work + homework assignments.

The course can be completed fully online. In case lectures can be organized on campus, they will also be streamed.

Used software

  • Twin cat, Mevea + Matlab (in class version)
  • Excell (online version)


Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Tatiana Minav

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Technical studies
Automation engineering
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Host university:
Tampere University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
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General prerequisites:
BSc level skills in mechanical and electrical engineering
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