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Battery System Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Battery System Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-Ing29
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

[still undocumented]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIBASc-525-625-Ing29 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 5, optional course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
WIBASc145 Physics
WIBASc435 Thermodynamics
WIBASc445 Electrical Engineering

[updated 24.01.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert

[updated 04.10.2021]
Learning outcomes:
This module will address specific questions based on current applications, such as electromobility or the smart phone. After successfully completing this module, students will be able to independently apply these aspects to other application areas.
In addition, participants will acquire basic knowledge about battery storage system technology. This includes fundamental aspects such as interconnection topologies, the methodology for modeling and describing battery storage systems. These include lithium iron phosphate (LFP) and lithium nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) batteries, as well as novel cobalt-free batteries (NMX) and also storage in the form of fuel cells.

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Module content:
More specifically, the thermal management of battery cell designs in the familiar shapes such as prismatic, cylindrical, and pouch will be discussed in detail. We wil discuss the MEB and VDA standard with top terminal design as well as L-type battery cells with side terminal design. Battery management systems (BMS) and the development of digital twins based on modern software tools such as ANSYS Workbench and Simcenter Amesim will also be amongst our topics.
Module content:
 - Thermal management and thermal behavior of batteries
 - Battery models for cooling and heating concepts
 - Possible power losses, wear and tear and possible defects
 - Battery integration, applications and designing for vehicle applications
 - SLI, electric drive (BEV, PHEV, HEV, FCEV)
 - Redundant power supply for by-wire systems
 - Stationary applications
 - Battery management for redox flow batteries and high temperature batteries
 - Charging methods (lead, NIMH and Li-ion)
 - Battery monitoring, battery management and battery characterization
 - Fuel cell technology and hydrogen balancing
 - Material topics such as hydrogen stress cracking

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Teaching methods/Media:
The lecture focuses on fundamental and application-oriented knowledge regarding the system technology of electrochemical storage systems. This includes high-quality battery cells and their cell chemistry, modules and high-voltage storage (packs), as well as advanced knowledge of fuel cell technology.
At module level, standard systems are offered (MEB, VDA), as well as specific custom solutions. Additional services, such as intelligent battery monitoring, will be discussed.
After successfully completing this course, students will:
 - be able to discuss and develop a solution in small groups.
 - be able to define tasks independently, develop the knowledge they require based on the knowledge they have acquired, use suitable means of implementation.
 - have mastered the use of the software tools ANSYS Workbench and Simcenter Amesim, which are commonly used in the industry.
 - be able to assume responsibility in a team, as well as exchange ideas with experts about problems and solutions.
Upon completion of this module, students will be more aware of how their activities affect society and will be familiar with the ethical principles of the field.
Professional and methodological skills 60%, Social skills 15%, Personal competence 25%

[updated 21.06.2021]
Recommended or required reading:
 - Schäper, C., Sauer, U. 12. Batteriesystemtechnik. MTZ Motortechnik Z 74, 416–421 (2013).

[updated 21.06.2021]
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