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Battery Technology

Module name (EN): Battery Technology
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT64
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
EE-K2-552 Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2015, optional course, engineering
FT64 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 6, optional course, general subject
FT64 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, optional course, general subject
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Christoph Kettenring

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Learning outcomes:
Competencies  -  After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with:
- the functionality of different battery technologies,
- methods for the characterization and parameterization of energy storage systems,
- physical and (electro)chemical transport processes and interaction mechanisms in battery storage,
- strategies and techniques of (macroscopic) battery storage modeling
- functionality of BMS
- battery emulation and HiL method
- Depending on interests: basic mathematical methods for solving differential equations (finite differences and LU decomposition)

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Module content:
1. Basics:
- Function and application of different battery technologies
- Basic energy storage concepts
- Characteristic parameters and methods for the parameterization of energy storage devices (e.g.: Basic concepts of energy storage devices)
2. Modeling:
- Overview of modeling approaches
- Fundamentals of thermodynamics with a focus on energy storage
- Modeling transport processes (continuity equation mass, charge, energy) and interactions (Butler-Volmer equation and double layer) mathematically using the example of the lithium-ion battery
3. Battery management systems (BMS):
- Control and monitoring of battery systems with a battery management system
- Determining the condition of energy storage devices
- The aging of energy storage devices
4. Battery emulation:
- Using the simulation software in Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) processes
- Modeling approaches and real-time requirements
- Bus systems and communication
- Introduction to and application of the electrochemical simulation software ISET-LIB
- Practical application of electrochemical modeling with examples
- Interpretation of the results based on knowledge about the transport processes, interactions and functionality of the energy storage

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