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Battery Technology

Module name (EN): Battery Technology
Degree programme: Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2015
Module code: EE-K2-552
SAP-Submodule-No.: P242-0097
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 30.09.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
EE-K2-552 (P242-0097) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2015, optional course, engineering
FT64 (P242-0097) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 6, optional course, general subject
FT64 (P242-0097) 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
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh

[updated 09.03.2017]
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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