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Algorithms for Battery Management Systems Specialization

University of Colorado System

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In this course, you will learn the purpose of each component in an equivalent-circuit model of a lithium-ion battery cell, how to determine their parameter values from lab-test data, and how to use them to simulate cell behaviors under different load profiles. By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- State the purpose for each component in an equivalent-circuit model
- Compute approximate parameter values for a circuit model using data from a simple lab test
- Determine coulombic efficiency of a cell from lab-test data
- Use provided Octave/MATLAB script to compute open-circuit-voltage relationship for a cell from lab-test data
- Use provided Octave/MATLAB script to compute optimized values for dynamic parameters in model
- Simulate an electric vehicle to yield estimates of range and to specify drivetrain components
- Simulate battery packs to understand and predict behaviors when there is cell-to-cell variation in parameter values

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Suggested: 9 hours/week...

Subtitles: English

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1In this module, you will learn how to derive the equations of an equivalent-circuit model of a lithium-ion battery cell....

9 videos (Total 138 min), 13 readings, 8 quizzes

2.1.2: How do we model open-circuit voltage (OCV) and state-of-charge (SOC)?21m

2.1.3: How do we model voltage polarization?14m

2.1.4: What is a "Warburg impedance" and how is it implemented?14m

2.1.5: How do I convert a continuous-time model to a discrete-time model?24m

2.1.6: What is a quick way to get approximate model parameter values?18m

2.1.7: What is hysteresis in a lithium-ion cell and how can I model it?22m

2.1.8: Summarizing an equivalent-circuit model of a lithium-ion cell9m

2.1.9: Summary of "Defining an ECM of a Li-ion cell" and next steps5m

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Frequently Asked Questions5m

Course Resources5m

How to Use Discussion Forums5m

Earn a Course Certificate5m

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2In this module, you will learn how to determine the parameter values of the static part of an equivalent-circuit model....

6 videos (Total 85 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes

2.2.2: What cell tests are needed to determine open-circuit voltage?14m

2.2.3: How to determine a cell's coulombic efficiency and total capacity18m

2.2.4: How do I determine a cell's temperature-dependent OCV?19m

2.2.5: Introducing Octave code to determine static part of ECM20m

2.2.6: Summary of "Identifying parameters of static model" and next steps2m

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Introducing a new element to the course!10m

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3In this module, you will learn how to determine the parameter values of the dynamic part of an equivalent-circuit model....

9 videos (Total 158 min), 9 readings, 7 quizzes

2.3.2: How are cell data used to find dynamic-model parameter values?34m

2.3.3: Introducing Octave code to determine dynamic part of an ECM33m

2.3.4: Introducing Octave toolbox to use ECM16m

2.3.5: Understanding Octave code to simulate an ECM9m

2.3.6: Understanding Octave code to look up model parameter value7m

2.3.7: Understanding Octave code to compute OCV19m

2.3.8: Some example results from using the Octave ESC toolbox14m

2.3.9: Summary of "Identifying parameters of dynamic model" and next steps4m

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4In this module, you will learn how to generalize the capability of simulating the voltage response of a single battery cell to a profile of input current versus time to being able to simulate constant-voltage and constant-power control of a battery cell, as well as different configurations of cells built into battery packs....

6 videos (Total 85 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes

2.4.2: How do I use the ECM to simulate constant power?13m

2.4.3: How do I simulate battery packs?17m

2.4.4: Introducing Octave code to simulate PCMs20m

2.4.5: Introducing Octave code to simulate SCMs11m

2.4.6: Summary of "Simulating battery packs in different configurations" and next steps3m

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In this specialization, you will learn the major functions that must be performed by a battery management system, how lithium-ion battery cells work and how to model their behaviors mathematically, and how to write algorithms (computer methods) to estimate state-of-charge, state-of-health, remaining energy, and available power, and how to balance cells in a battery pack....

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