**About this course: **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