Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle

Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle

In this course, you will get a complete overview of electrochemistry, Battery terminologies, Mathematical modelling, Battery management system, Charging and discharging for EV application and thermal management.

  • 0% EMI Option Available
  • Domain : HEV
  • Pre-requisites : Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical and Electronics Engineers
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A Quick Overview

In this course, you will get a complete overview of electrochemistry, battery terminologies, Mathematical modelling, battery management system, charging and discharging for EV application and thermal management. This course is especially useful to students and working professionals at a beginning stage of learning about the battery system of electric & hybrid electric vehicles. You will gain knowledge about lithium ion battery systems, chemistry, modelling and management systems & cooling.
 


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COURSE SYLLABUS

1Energy and Electrochemistry

  • Sources of energy for propulsion & their comparison: Net Calorific Value, Conversion efficiency
  • History and background of battery technology
  • Electrochemistry fundamentals & terminologies
  • Lithium ion battery and different chemistries

 


2Important Terms and Characteristics

  • Portable power applications and electrical load requirements

  • Factors affecting the choice of EV battery systems

  • Commercially available lithium ion cells

  • Electrical characteristics of battery: Capacity, C-rate, impedance, DOD, SOC, SOH, Life cycles, Mechanical characteristics, Form factor, Safety

3Mathematical Modelling

 

  • Reading cell manufacturer’s specifications
  • Cell characterization
  • Tools and standard testing
  • Battery capacity estimation algorithms
  • Electrical equivalent circuit & mathematical model in MATLAB

 


4Battery Pack Construction

 

  • Battery modules and complete battery pack system
  • Assembly methods
  • Electrical connections
  • Cell level protection system
  • battery pack level protection system
  • Understanding laptop battery pack system

 


5New Energy Storage Technologies

  • Other energy sources: New battery technologies, Ultracapacitor, Fuel cell, Flywheel

  • Hybridization of energy storage systems

6Battery ManagementSystem: Introduction

  • Battery pack requirements: Measurement

  • Protection and management

  • Cell balancing

  • Battery pack electronics

  • Battery Management System (BMS): Functionality, technology and topology (centralized, modular, master-slave, distributed)

7Battery management system: Design

  • BMS Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) selection

  • Analog BMS design

  • Digital BMS design

  • BMS deploying: Installing, testing and troubleshooting

8Battery Charging

  • Battery charge management

  • MATLAB simulation of battery charging circuit

  • Charger circuit overview

  • EV charging technology review

  • Charging behavior: life cycle & safety

9Thermal Management

  • Types of temperature sensors

  • thermal management system

  • Thermal model of battery pack

  • Drive cycle simulation and vehicle range estimation

  • Cooling materials and methods

10Recent Trends and Economy

  • Communication systems for battery pack

  • Review of electric car battery pack

  • Important considerations

  • Recent trends: Grid level energy storage

  • Solar & wind integration

  • Recycling and pricing


Projects Overview

Mechanical Design

Highlights

Project 1: Mechanical Design of Battery Pack

Thermal Modelling

Highlights

Project 2: Thermal Modelling of Battery Pack

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?


  • Students of Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • For freshers looking to gain knowledge on Battery Management Systems in EV and HEV
  • Professionals in automotive industry looking for an overview of electrochemistry, battery terminologies, Mathematical modelling, Battery management system, charging and discharging for EV application, Thermal management, etc.

SOFTWARE COVERED

MATLAB

MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation.

SIMULINK

Simulink, developed by MathWorks, is a graphical programming environment for modelling, simulating and analyzing multi-domain dynamical systems.



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Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles using MATLAB & Simulink

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Contribute to the Future with Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle

Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle is the perfect course for you to help shape the world's future. The course will give you an understanding of electrochemistry, battery management systems, mathematical modelling, battery-related terminology, charging and discharging mechanisms used in electric vehicles, thermal management, and how they are relevant to modern lithium-ion battery packs.

This course is one of the best online battery technology courses for students with mechanical, automotive, and electrical engineering backgrounds as the field is new, and the demand for professionals is much higher than the number of candidates available.

It is a three-month-long course with fees ranging from Rs. 7000 to Rs. 21,000 depending on the plan of your choice. It will give you an edge over your competitors in every interview that you appear for and teach you the fundamentals and simulation skills that are highly desirable for higher education. 

Who Should Take the Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle Course?

This battery management system online course is primarily designed for students from mechanical, automotive, electrical, and electronics branches of engineering. These students are the ones who can benefit the most from the course as it is directly related to the electronics and automotive industries.

The course requires students to have a fundamental understanding of electrical and electronics engineering, which could have been part of their high school syllabi or the syllabus of the first few months of their engineering course.

However, the course is a viable option for freshers looking for a battery management system course for electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. Anyone at an early stage of learning about batteries and battery systems used in electric and hybrid automobiles should consider enrolling in the course as it will help them unlock their potential in the field.

What Will You Learn?

Unlike many other battery technology courses, this course enables you to study according to your schedule and start your journey to efficient learning. In this course, you will learn about the inner workings of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries. You will learn electrochemistry, the process of charging and discharging, thermal management, the design and functionality of a battery management system, how to create a battery pack, and mathematical modelling and simulation in MATLAB and Simulink.

The course will groom you for the Electric Vehicle industry by teaching you about choices of battery chemistry and different combinations of cathodes and anodes used for lithium-ion batteries. You will learn the process of constructing battery packs for electric vehicles. You will also understand how they are similar to battery packs commonly used in laptops.

In the latter part of the course, you will learn about ways to lower battery temperatures, types of temperature sensors, vehicle range estimation, battery-pack pricing, recent trends in the electric vehicle segment, recyclability, and how to recycle lithium-ion batteries.

Skills You Will Gain

  • The ability to use MATLAB and Simulink to create and simulate mathematical models.
  • The ability to construct a battery pack using knowledge of electrochemistry and energy.
  • Both active and passive ways of cell balancing to avoid overheating or overcharging of batteries.

Key Highlights of the Program

  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • The course teaches you about electrical characteristics of batteries such as capacity, impedance, depth of discharge, state of charge, state of health, safety, and life cycles of batteries.
  • It educates you about other energy sources like fuel cells, ultracapacitors, and flywheels.
  • It shows you how to design a modern battery management system and information about installing, testing, and troubleshooting battery management systems.

Career Opportunities after Taking the Course

After completing this course, you can get the job of a technician in the solar energy or the electric vehicle manufacturing industry. You will be qualified for positions in the automotive, portable power, and electrical energy storage sectors.

You can also take this course if you plan to pursue an MS degree or a PhD because the knowledge and skills you acquire from this course are sought-after by universities that offer these degrees.

FAQs on Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle

  1. Which software skills will I learn after completing this course?

By the end of this course, you will learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to create mathematical models and simulations.

  1. Why should I enroll in this program?

The Introduction to Battery Technology for Electric Vehicle course teaches you how electric vehicle manufacturers use lithium-ion batteries and how you can create a battery management system yourself.

  1. Which companies make use of the techniques taught in this course?

This technology is used by electric vehicle manufacturers like Tata, Hyundai, Mahindra, and Tesla. Solar power system manufacturers and companies dealing in consumer electronics also use this technology.

  1. What are the features of this course?

This course will teach you the concepts of energy and electrochemistry, mathematical modelling and simulation, battery management systems, and thermal management to avoid mishaps.

  1. What are the requirements for this course?

Although students of mechanical, automotive, electrical, and electronics engineering backgrounds are preferred, anyone with an understanding of electrical and electronics engineering along with a fundamental understanding of circuit design can enrol in this course.

  1. Who are the professors in this course?

The course is taught by industry experts who are employees of fortune 500 companies. You will be provided with pre-recorded lectures and weekly assignments to gauge your growth.

  1. What does this course teach about battery management systems?

The course takes you through the topic of battery management systems like a beginner. Afterwards, you are taught how to design and deploy battery management systems.

  1. What knowledge will I gain about battery packs from this course?

You can learn about different battery modules and the battery pack system through this course. It will teach about different assembly methods that are used in the industry, along with an understanding of cell-level protection systems.

  1. What if I need more time than others to complete this course?

We offer a lifetime access plan for the course designed for people who can not complete the course in a short amount of time.


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2 Months Access

$94.22

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  • Access Duration : 2 months
  • Mode of Delivery : Online
  • Project Portfolio : Available
  • Certification : Available
  • Email Support : Available
  • Forum Support : Available
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Lifetime Access

$201.9

Per month for 3 months

  • Access Duration : Lifetime
  • Mode of Delivery : Online
  • Project Portfolio : Available
  • Certification : Available
  • Individual Video Support : 12/month
  • Group Video Support : 12/month
  • Email Support : Available
  • Forum Support : Available
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  • Dedicated Support Engineer : Available

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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
  • Automatically link your technical projects
  • E-verified profile that can be shared on LinkedIn

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Frequently Asked Questions

1Who are the instructors and what is the learning process?

Our instructors are industry experts working in Fortune 500 companies. We partner with them to deliver the lectures online. You will be given access to recorded content and assignments each week.

2Are there any prerequisites for this course?

You should be pursuing or have graduated with a B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

3What kind of support I can expect? What if I have doubts?

Our support system is amazing!. You can read our reviews on Google to see this. We focus on one-on-one support which no one else does. We will communicate with you through videoconferencing, WhatsApp messages/calls, individual online sessions and also in person. Doubts and queries are addressed by a dedicated support engineer who is assigned to you to walk you through your problem areas and clarify any queries that you may have.


4What is included in your course?

Overview of electrochemistry, Battery terminologies, Mathematical modeling, Battery management system, Charging and discharging for EV application, Thermal management.

5What advantages will I gain by taking this course?

You will have an edge over your peers by working extensively on industry-relevant projects, practice on tools and software that will set you apart and help you in getting ahead of the competition. Our course will strengthen your portfolio to get better grants and scholarship opportunities for MS Admits, explore options in Research & Development, and land that much-coveted job in top core companies. 

6How is this different from what I learnt in college?

Our courses are crafted after consultation with industry experts. This gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned only as theory and work on projects that will give you a leg up in your career aspirations - be it an MS admit, a new job or growth within your organization. This course will help you bridge the gap between academia and industry and get you market-ready.


7What software skills are you teaching and how well are these tools used in the industry?

MATLAB simulation platform is chosen for this course. It’s widely accepted by designers and manufacturing companies.

8What is the real world application for the tools and techniques will you teach in this course?

Automotive, Portable power, Electrical energy storage.

9How is your course going to help me in my path to MS or PhD?

You will learn about basic fundamentals & simulation skills which are desirable for higher education.

10Which companies use these techniques and for what?

Most EV makers, Solar power system manufacturers, Hand tools and Consumer electronics.


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