Health-conscious Fast Charging Strategies and Battery Management Systems for Electrified Autonomous Transportation

|Health-conscious Fast Charging Strategies and Battery Management Systems for Electrified Autonomous Transportation
Health-conscious Fast Charging Strategies and Battery Management Systems for Electrified Autonomous Transportation2020-05-21T14:03:48-04:00

Title:

Health-conscious Fast Charging Strategies and Battery Management Systems for Electrified Autonomous Transportation

Instructor:

Sheldon Williamson

Abstract:

Enhancing the calendar life and safety of Lithium-ion battery packs has been the topic of much interest when it comes to transportation electrification. In this framework, the role of on-board active cell voltage balancing of Li-ion batteries will be highlighted in this talk. This is a very important topic in the context of battery energy storage cost and life/state-of-charge, SOC/state-of-health, SOH monitoring. This talk will also introduce a first-of-its-kind closed-loop cell charge (voltage) balancing and extreme fast charging technique. The technique uses instantaneous cell voltage and/or temperature rise (ΔT) as a control parameter.

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