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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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


Project 1: Mechanical Design of Battery Pack

Thermal Modelling


Project 2: Thermal Modelling of Battery Pack


  • 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.



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, 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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  • Mode of Delivery : Online
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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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