MECH 497

Green Vehicle Technology Project

Units: 3.0

Hours: 2-18-0

General background of Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) technologies; green vehicle technology training by industry experts; design using advanced modeling and simulation tools; design, analysis, prototyping and testing of vehicle subsystems or key components for green vehicle technology development. Each student will present a complete report at the end of the term, and make an oral presentation of the findings.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of MECH 497, MECH 498, MECH 499.
  • Students who have participated in UVic EcoCAR/Green Vehicle team may request permission to register in the course.
  • May only be taken once.
  • Duration can be one or two terms.


Grading: INP, standard grade.

Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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