Li-ion Battery System design in EV & ES

A 3 month course which helps you design battery systems for electric vehicles using the tool MATLAB

  • Domain : ELECTRICAL
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A Quick Overview

This Lithium-Ion Battery System in EV & ES course covers five sub systems of the battery system. As we will be covering all the subsystems, this course gives knowledge in all the subsystems which will enable an engineer in any level who will be working in Electric Vehicle or Energy Storage or Battery systems. So, this course will be the foundation for Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage battery system. 

The person who is looking to understand the basics of battery systems which is used in Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage applications. You may be an engineering student, fresher, or working professional who is planning to switch to Electric Vehicle or Battery Systems career in general. This course builds your strong fundamentals foundation in Battery Systems which helps you start a research, ace a job interview. 


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COURSE SYLLABUS

1Li ion Battery – An Introduction and Advantages

  • Voltage, Current, Watts, Ampere hour, Watt hour
  • Structure of Li ion cell, Evolution of Li ion cell, Li ion chemistries

 

2Safety Operating Area of Li-ion

  • Electrical Cell Model 
    • Identifying RC value of cell using MATLAB
    • SOC estimation of Li ion using RC of the cell

 

3Battery pack design

  • Identifying number of cells in series 
  • Identifying Number of cells in parallel
  • Battery Aging 
  • Peak load optimization 
  • Importance of Mechanical enclosure

4Battery pack modelling

  • Cell Testing methods and techniques 
  • Battery pack modelling
  • Battery Charging topologies and fast charging

5An Introduction to Battery Management System

  • Why the need 
  • Feature of BMS
  • BMS Architectures 

6Battery Management System

  • Individual Cell Voltage measurement
  • Charge and Discharge Current measurement
  • Cell temperature measurement 
  • BMS Faults safety features 

7Battery Management System

  • Mosfet Switching profile 
  • Cell Balancing 
    • Passive Cell Balancing 
    • Active Cell Balancing

8SOC Measurement in Battery System

  • Voltage Translation SOC measurement 
  • Coulomb Counting SOC measurement 
  • Combination of Voltage Translation and Coulomb Counting 

9BMS Communication

  • Types of communication 
  • RS485 Communication protocol 
  • CAN Communication protocol 

10Battery Pack Range estimation

  • Standard Drive Cycle 
  • Vehicle Dynamics for Range estimation 
  • Battery pack range calculation using Microsoft Excel 
  • Battery performance for acceleration 

11Thermal System

  • An Introduction to Thermal management System for Lithium ion battery 
  • Why the need of TMS
  • Types of thermal cooling system 
  • Design calculation for Li-ion battery cooling system 

12High Voltage Lithium Ion Battery Electrical Safety

  • How to handle the battery pack safely
  • What to do if the battery pack catches fire
  • Thermal Runaway and Abuse
  • Li-ion Battery Fire Extinguish

 


Projects Overview

Project 1

Highlights

Design a battery pack for a car roughly 150 Kw with 120 V. Use 3500 mAh 3.6V nominal NMC chemistry cell 

  • Design the battery pack configuration 
  • Draw the BMS topology for this battery pack 

Project 2

Highlights

Using MATLAB and the given drive cycle, find 

  1. The max heat generation of the battery 
  2. The SOC of the battery 

Consider the battery resistance is 0.5 mOhm, delta time is 0.1 and entropic factor is 2

 


WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?


  • The person who is looking to understand the basics of battery systems which is used in Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage applications.
  • You may be an engineering student, fresher, or working professional who is planning to switch to Electric Vehicle or Battery Systems career in general.
  • This course builds your strong fundamentals foundation in Battery Systems which helps you start a research, ace a job interview, or most importantly getting hands-on in a project.

SOFTWARE COVERED

Microsoft Excel

This course encourages to use and realise the power of excel which is used in many industries leading companies for analysis in battery and electric vehicle system. 

By using excel, one gets the full understanding of the calculation and analysis part of the process. The basics are necessary in order to use excel sheet, which is useful for the fresher to get the strong foundation.

Matlab Tool description

This course uses Matlab for few simulations for SOC estimation and heat generation in the battery pack. One should have the pre requisite of Matlab onramp for this. 

Matlab will be useful when one handling a complicated datasets in the engineering process. This helps in order analysis complex battery challenges. 

 


Frequently Asked Questions

1Who can take your course?

The person who is looking to understand the basics of battery Systems which is used in Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage applications. You may be an engineering student, fresher, or working professional who is planning to switch to Electric Vehicle or Battery Systems career in general. This course builds your strong fundamentals foundation in Battery Systems which helps you start a research, ace a job interview, or most importantly getting hands-on in a project.  

2What is included in your course?

This course includes

  • Cell characterization –Cell modeling for a particular application and designing the battery configuration using MATLAB
  • Battery Management System – Battery Management System and a few models using MATLAB
  • Thermal Management System – Thermal Management System theory 
  • Battery Pack Range estimation for a Vehicle using Microsoft excel 

3What will the student gain from your course?

The student will understand the basics of battery systems, battery system myths from an industrial point of view, and case studies for all the topics which give a good understanding of what’s happening in the industry. 

4What software skills are you teaching and how well are these tools used in the industry?

MATLAB and Microsoft excel are used in this course to simulate models and calculate to decide complex design trade-off for a battery system for the intended application. 

5What is the real world application for the tools and techniques will you teach in this course?

The Matlab model for cell and battery pack will be a real-world scenario to choose the right cell chemistry and battery pack configuration for better performance and safety point of view. The range estimation using Microsoft excel is based on an industrial standard to estimate the range based on the battery pack for different class vehicle categories. The MATLAB is extensively used for State of Charge and State of Health estimation for the lithium-ion battery pack. Lastly, although Microsoft excel may sound basic tools, in the industry this tool is used more than what we think of. In real-world applications, Microsoft Excel is used to collect data for data analysis for cell testing, range estimation calculation, and much more. 

 

6Which companies use these techniques and for what?

Almost all-electric vehicle companies and battery technology company uses these techniques for battery modeling for ensuring cell chemistry is the right fit for the application in performance, safety, and efficiency point of view. They also use these techniques for modeling the Battery Management System for the pack as this sub-system is paramount for the system from a safety point of view. 

7How is your course going to help me in my path to MS or PhD?

This course is going to explore all the active and upcoming research challenges and opportunities in a real-world application through case studies. Moreover, getting a strong grip on fundamentals and knowing the real-world research challenges, which is going to put you ahead to get started with your thesis ideas or to start your funded research project. 

 

8How is this course going to help me get a job?

The job opportunities are plenty, especially in battery and battery management systems which are challenging and complex. Although the system is complex, me being in an industry environment working with more than one tire 1 company for different battery system projects, I can tell you that to ace the job interview it’s all about how good you are with basics, and the tools will add up as bonus point. This course will help to cover these two points to get a job.


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  • Access Duration : 2 months
  • Mode of Delivery : Online
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  • Top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate
  • Course completion certificates will be provided to all students
  • Build a professional portfolio
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