College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2022-06-13 05:34:16


Mechanical Engineering

Honors Course

4600 461

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2022


This report shows the work that was done on the power electronics system in the industry sponsored Schaeffler demonstration truck project. The goal of the project was to convert a combustion Ford F250 into a battery electric vehicle, while using as much Schaeffler technology as possible. After the vehicle is converted it will be used as a demonstration vehicle to show potential investors. While this project is still in progress, the work that was done during this time was substantial to the development of this project. Progress that has been made on the power electronics system includes developments in selecting major components, interface design, and preparing for testing.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Daniel Deckler

First Reader

Andrew Derhammer

Second Reader

Girish Barade

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Scott Sawyer



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