Plug-in hybrid conversion: As a capstone project and research testbed

@article{McIntyre2012PluginHC,
  title={Plug-in hybrid conversion: As a capstone project and research testbed},
  author={M. L. McIntyre and Matthew Young and R. Kessigner and S. S. Wilson},
  journal={2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-4}
}
An important part of the curriculum in the electrical engineering program at Western Kentucky University (WKU) is the two semester capstone project sequence. During the 2010-2011 academic year, two seniors completed a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) conversion project. The students began by completing the design and system engineering tasks. Secondly, the students designed a set of experiments that evaluated the vehicle's performance, focusing on the vehicles fuel economy of a stock 2007 Toyota Prius… CONTINUE READING