Introduction to battery-management systems

  • Course level: Intermediate


This battery-management systems course will provide you with a firm foundation in lithium-ion cell terminology and function and in battery-management systems requirements as needed by the remainder of the specialization.

After completing this course, you will be able to: – List the major functions provided by a battery-management system and state their purpose – Match battery terminology to a list of definitions – Identify the major components of a lithium-ion cell and its purpose – Understand how a battery-management system “measures” current, temperature, and isolation, and how it controls contactors – Identify electronic components that can provide protection and specify a minimum set of protections needed – Compute stored energy in a battery pack – List the manufacturing steps of different types of lithium-ion cells and possible failure modes.


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36 Lessons

Introduction to battery-management systems

1.0- Introduction to the specialization00:00:00
1.1.1- Welcome to the course!00:00:00
1.1.2- Introducing important battery terminology00:00:00
1.1.3- What are the parts of an electrochemical cell00:00:00
1.1.4- How does an electrochemical cell store and release energy00:00:00
1.1.5- What are the best materials to use in an electrochemical cell00:00:00
1.1.6- Example electrochemical (incl. PbA and NiMH) cells00:00:00
1.1.7 Summary of Battery Boot Camp- module plus next steps00:00:00
1.2.1- Benefits of lithium-ion cells00:00:00
1.2.2- What makes lithium-ion cells different from electrochemical cells00:00:00
1.2.3- Negative electrodes for lithium-ion cells00:00:00
1.2.4- Positive electrodes for lithium-ion cells00:00:00
1.2.5- Electrolytes and separators for lithium-ion cells00:00:00
1.2.6- Is lithium going to run out00:00:00
1.2.7- Summary of -How Lithium-ion Cells Work00:00:00
1.3.1- What is Battery management system (BMS) – BMS sensing and high-voltage control00:00:00
1.3.2- What are some reasons for modular design00:00:00
1.3.3- How to sense all cell voltages in a BMS00:00:00
1.3.4- How to sense module temperature in a BMS00:00:00
1.3.5- How to sense battery-pack current in a BMS00:00:00
1.3.6- How to control contactors with a BMS00:00:00
1.3.7- How to sense electrical isolation in a BMS00:00:00
1.3.8- How to control battery-pack temperature with a BMS00:00:00
1.3.9- Summary of -BMS Sensing and High-Voltage Control00:00:00
1.4.1- How can a BMS protect the user and battery pack-Battery Management System design requirements00:00:00
1.4.2- How must a BMS interface with other system components- – BMS design requirements00:00:00
1.4.3- Why must a BMS estimate SOC and SOH00:00:00
1.4.4- What are cell State Of Charge and battery-pack State Of Charge00:00:00
1.4.5- How to compute cell available energy and power00:00:00
1.4.6- How do I compute battery-pack available energy and power00:00:00
1.4.7- What kinds of diagnostics must a Battery Management System report00:00:00
1.4.8- Battery Management System Design Requirements Summary00:00:00
1.5.1- How are a lithium-ion cell’s electrodes fabricated || How are cells made- How can they fail00:00:00
1.5.2- How is a lithium-ion cell assembled || How are cells made- How can they fail00:00:00
1.5.3- What are normal lithium-ion cell aging processes || How are cells made- How can they fail00:00:00
1.5.4-What are abnormal cell aging processes and failure modes |How are cells made-How can they fail00:00:00
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