Understanding How Electric Cars Work – Primer Video

MAY 31 2018 BY STAFF 5

To say that this is a unique way to learn about batteries and electric cars would be a bit of an understatement …

If you can handle the delivery here, this video provides a pretty solid primer about how lithium-ion batteries work, before explaining their function in today’s electric cars. Bart goes into great detail while using plenty of helpful visuals, which make battery technology and electric vehicle science much easier to comprehend.

You may want to check that your volume isn’t up too high. Bart is a huge lover of science and has a tendency to get very excited and loud as he teaches us about electric cars. If you have a young child in the home, this may be the perfect video to start teaching him/her about these future vehicles. It’s important to educate the younger generation to assure a cleaner future.

Video Description via Donut Media on YouTube:

How do electric Cars Work? The Tesla Model S doesn’t work like other cars. It’s driven by an electric motor and powered by a Lithium-Ion battery. From the AC powered induction engine to the DC charged battery, we go over How the electric cars work! It’s Science!

Bart teaches us how cars work by blowing stuff up and cutting things in half. It’s a science show for the car lover who’s easily bored. Join Bart as he explains the science behind everything automotive. This is cars down to the atom. This is Science Garage.

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Battery capacity is not measured by Amp, but by Watt-Hour, which often marked as KWh, that tells you how many Kilo Watt the battery can generate in 1 hour. Amp is the unit to measure current. In the dam analogy, it’s like the amount of water that flows out of the dam in a given time.

Good basic info, the guy needs to take it easy on the coffee.

great work! highly accessible intro. a public service

Great work! Highly accessible intro to a challenging technology. A true public service. Thank you!

Nothing succeeds without enthusiasm.