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Fri, Mar 01


San Marcos

EV 101

Learn how to build an electric vehicle with the Electric Vehicle Learning Center! Register at this link:

EV 101
EV 101

Time & Location

Mar 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – Mar 03, 2024, 5:00 PM

San Marcos, 1784 La Costa Meadows Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078, USA

About the event

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Who: Open to the public with proof of event registration

What: Three-day EV Conversion Workshop

When: 9 AM – 5 PM, March 1, 2, 3, 2024

Where: The Electric Vehicle Learning Center & EV West

Cost: $2,100

Course Description: This is an intermediate level course that covers all of the systems related to electric vehicles. Emphasis will be placed on converting gas vehicles to electric propulsion. The course will cover the basics of installation of an electric motor system; CAN network programing, system monitoring and diagnostics. High voltage safety and electric vehicle specialty service tools will also be covered. Class time is split between systems theory and creative hands on laboratory activities. This fast paced course is designed for technicians that want to advance their career or individuals that desire to convert gas vehicles to electric.

Your Instructors: The class will be led by Michael Bream owner of the famous EV West Conversion Shop. There will be several guest speakers teaching in their areas of expertise. This will give you a broad perspective on all electric vehicle systems.

Course Content: Introduction to Electric Vehicle Components Safety and Equipment Quick Start to Basic Motor Operation Best Practices for EV Wiring Connections Contactor Box for High Voltage Battery Types and Power/Energy Calculations Battery Box Fundamentals and Thermal Management Battery Onboard Charger Battery Management System Grid Charging EVSE J1772 Electric Motors and Gearbox Inverter Controller DC DC Converter Instrumentation and CAN Communication Accessories and Auxiliary Systems

Additional Event Details:Breakfast and lunch are provided.

All attendees must pre-register. Cancellations will not be refunded.

Closed-toe shoes are required.

Participants will go on a tour of EV West and will have the opportunity to do several exciting hands-on conversion-related activities.

Your participation in the EV Conversion Workshop supports the Electric Vehicle Learning Center.

EV-LC aims to engage, educate and inspire the next generation in the emerging field of electric vehicle technology through access to information, professional instruction, innovative school programming, digital platforms, and community events.

Electric Vehicle Learning Center (EVLC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides hands-on STEM and sustainability programs for all ages. EVLC’s curriculum educates in all areas of renewable energy and electric mobility.

Join us in charging the minds of our future.

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