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Extending battery life in low signal conditions
Power usage on a computing device is managed. Data indicative of signal or network conditions for a network for which the system is communicatively coupled via a communications link is accessed.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Multi-ring disc motor
A multi-ring disc motor is revealed. The multi-ring disc motor includes a plurality of stator rings and a plurality of permanent magnets.

Redox flow battery system
The invention relates to a redox flow battery system, comprising a controller and a battery inverter, which is suitable for charging and/or discharging a battery. The battery inverter comprises: a) a plurality of battery connections, to each of which at least one battery can be connected; b) a first measuring device, which is suitable for measuring the voltage at a battery connection and which is connected to the controller with regard to signaling; c) a second measuring device, which is suitable for measuring the current at a battery connection and which is connected to the controller with regard to signaling; d) a grid connection, which can be connected to an alternating-current supply grid; and e) a plurality of dc/dc converters, of which at least one has a first bridge circuit directly connected to a battery connection..
Trumpf Huettinger Gmbh + Co. Kg


Lithium ion secondary battery capacity restoration system
A capacity restoration system restores a capacity of a battery pack including lithium ion secondary batteries and mounted on a vehicle. The capacity restoration system includes a capacity restoration device, a communication device, and a server.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Cooling and heating system
A cooling and heating system includes a battery pack, a temperature sensing module, a semiconductor cooling chip, a current adjustment module, and a control module. The control module controls the current adjustment module to make a current flowed into the semiconductor cooling chip in a first direction, when a temperature of the battery pack is greater than a first reference temperature; and controls the current adjustment module to make the current flowed into the semiconductor cooling chip in a second direction opposite to the first direction, when the temperature of the battery pack is less than a second reference temperature.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.


Electric vehicle, battery storage power system, and alarm system and alarm method thereof
The present invention provides an alarm system including a receiving module, a control module, a judgment module, a translation module, and an interaction module. The control module generates an alarm definition and an alarm comment code, according to an alarm message received from a battery management system, when the alarm message is the serious alarm message.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.


Battery and battery pack
According to one embodiment, a battery includes a flat-shaped electrode group, a package member and a terminal section. The package member includes a stainless steel-made first package having a flange at an opening and a stainless steel-made second package.
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation


Electrolyte composition of lead storage battery and lead storage battery using the same
An electrolyte composition for a lead storage battery and a lead storage battery using the same are provided. More particularly, the electrolyte composition of a lead storage battery and the lead storage battery using the same improve stratification of an electrolyte without use of a separate mechanical device by using a natural stirring effect caused by a specific gravity difference between a dispersant having a specific gravity of from about 1.02 to about 1.35 and an electrolyte including distilled water and sulfuric acid.
Hyundai Motor Company


Vanadium redox flow batteries
A vanadium redox flow battery employs a single electrolyte as a starting material to be placed in equal amounts in the positive and negative electrolyte storage tanks for supporting electrolytes containing zinc and chloride ions. A supporting solution includes chloride ions and zinc ions, and a half-cell solution including vanadium ions based on an aggregate oxidation state around +3.5 is disposed in the supporting solution to form the electrolyte solution for the redox flow battery.
Wattjoule Corporation


Redox flow battery frame body, redox flow battery, and cell stack
A frame body for a redox flow battery is provided with a window. The expressions a>c, b>d, and (b/a)≥0.2 are satisfied, where a represents the length of a long side of a rectangle that envelops the window, b represents the width of a horizontal frame corresponding to the long side, c represents the length of a short side of the rectangle, and d represents the width of a vertical frame corresponding to the short side..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


Battery pack

A battery pack which may secure safety when fire or gas occurs therein or when an external impact is applied thereto is provided. The battery pack includes: a cell assembly including a plurality of secondary batteries; and a pack case including a bottom part having a plate shape and located under the cell assembly, and a side wall part protruding from the bottom part to a preset height, the pack case accommodating the cell assembly in an inner space defined by the bottom part and the side wall part, wherein the side wall part of the pack case includes a hollow in a direction at least partially perpendicular to a thickness direction of the side wall part, and the hollow includes an inwardly open inlet and an outwardly open outlet..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a battery case having an opening and a receptacle portion adjacent to the opening, a battery set mounted in the battery case, and a positioning device including a push button mounted in the battery case in a pressable manner, a positioning member pivotally mounted in the battery case and having a positioning block extending through the opening to the outside of the battery case and an engagement portion coupled with the push button and a return spring mounted between the receptacle portion of the battery case and the push button to impart an elastic restoring force to the push button. Thus, subject to the coupling relationship between the push button and the positioning member and the force of the return spring against the push button, the battery pack facilitates installation..
Tranmax Machinery Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

In the present invention, there is provided a battery pack including first to fifth terminal portions sequentially arrayed at one side surface of a housing, wherein the first terminal portion formed on one end side of the one side surface is a positive electrode terminal, the fifth terminal portion formed on the other end side is a negative electrode terminal, the fourth terminal portion formed adjacently to the fifth terminal portion is an id terminal, and the fourth terminal portion and the fifth terminal portion are proximate to each other; and a guide portion for guiding the loading and unloading of the battery pack into and from a battery mounting portion is formed substantially in the center of the one side surface in array with the terminal portions, and the third terminal portion arranged centrally is formed at a position deviated toward the one end side or the other end side.. .
Sony Corporation

Battery module and battery pack including same

Provided are a battery module capable of preventing damage of a battery cell in as case when the battery cell is mounted and accommodated in a cell cartridge, and a battery pack including the battery module. The battery module according to the present disclosure includes a plurality of battery cells, at least one cell cartridge configured to guide stacking of the plurality of battery cells and to mount therein at least one battery cell among the plurality of battery cells, and a sheet member provided between the battery cell and the cell cartridge, and the sheet member is adhered to the battery cell on a surface where the sheet member contacts the battery cell and is adhered to the cell cartridge on a surface where the sheet member contacts the cell cartridge, to fix the battery cell and the cell cartridge to each other via the sheet member..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery structure

A battery having a protective isolation structure is disclosed comprising a first current collecting layer, a first active material layer, a spacer layer, a first glue frame, a second active material and a second current collecting layer. The first active material layer is disposed on the first current collecting layer.
Prologium Holding Inc.

Method, system, and battery life extension and peripheral expansion of a wearable data collection device

An apparatus for providing an external power supply, memory device, camera, and/or other peripheral capabilities to a head-mounted data collection device may include a first portion releasably connecting to the data collection device. The first portion may have a first data port interface configured for connection to a corresponding data port interface of the data collection device.

Predictive battery warnings for an electronic locking device

Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and computer-readable media for operating an electronic locking device. The disclosed methods include a method of predicting a battery life of an electronic locking product based at least in part on a usage history of the electronic locking product.
Master Lock Company Llc

System and assessing voltage threshold detecting circuitry within a battery pack

Systems and methods for assessing voltage threshold detection circuitry of individual battery cells within a battery pack supplying power to a vehicle are disclosed. One example system comprises, a plurality of battery cells within a battery pack, a plurality of voltage threshold detecting circuits detecting voltage of the plurality of battery cells, a voltage of a first battery cell of the plurality of battery cells coupled to a first voltage threshold detecting circuit of the plurality of voltage threshold detecting circuits, and a network that selectively couples a second battery cell to the first voltage detecting circuit while the first battery cell is coupled to the first voltage detecting circuit..
A123 Systems Llc

A monitoring the status of a plurality of battery cells in a battery pack

A method is provided for monitoring the status of a plurality of battery cells in a battery pack the method including: arranging the battery cells in at least two groups of cells; connecting the groups of cells to a sensor unit; and obtaining, by means of the sensor unit, at least one sensor measurement for each group which is indicative of the state of operation of the battery pack. The method according to the invention further includes: determining a cell measurement for each battery cell by means of an over-determined equation system which defines the cell measurement as a function of the sensor measurement; and evaluating any residual terms resulting from the equation system in order to identify any battery cell having a cell measurement which deviates from an expected value based on the remaining battery cells.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Method and calculating soc of a battery being charged and battery pack including the apparatus

A method and an apparatus for calculating the soc of a battery being charged and a battery pack including the apparatus are disclosed in the present disclosure. The method for calculating the soc includes: obtaining a full charge voltage and a reference charging voltage curve of the battery; taking a voltage value from the approximately linear ascent stage of the reference charging voltage curve as a preset reference voltage, and obtaining a corresponding reference soc; acquiring a current charging voltage at which a charging voltage curve corresponding to a current charging state of the battery enters into an approximately linear ascent stage; determining a compensation factor according to the preset reference voltage, the full charge voltage, and the current charging voltage; and utilizing the compensation factor and the reference soc to calculate a current soc corresponding to the current charging state of the battery..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Systems and methods for delivering heat in a battery powered blow dryer

A battery powered blow dryer having a novel heating element technology that can be powered by an attached battery pack. The heating element includes an infrared light bulb that emits high heat with relatively low power consumption compared to current methods.
Spur Concepts Inc.

Method and system for diagnosing contactor health in a high-voltage electrical system

An electrical system includes a voltage bus, battery pack, power inverter module (pim), electric machine, first contactor, and controller. The pim is connected to the battery pack and has a capacitor, voltage sensor, and semiconductor switches.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Electric vehicle and voltage acquisition circuit thereof

The present invention provides a voltage acquisition circuit. The voltage acquisition circuit includes a voltage division and sampling module, a voltage to frequency conversion module, and an isolation module.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Field replaceable battery pack and lift counterbalance for a mobile manipulation robot

Systems and methods for improved power supply and use in a battery powered device, such as a mobile manipulation robot, are disclosed. These systems include field replaceable batteries that may be hot-swapped with no robot downtime, methods for automating battery replacement messaging and robot operation when battery power is low, and improved mechanical systems having lower energy requirements, and thus extending the lifetime of the battery operated mobile manipulation robot..
Iam Robotics, Llc

Adapter for power tool devices

An adapter for a power tool including a housing, a tool-side connector, and a battery-side connector in electrical communication with each other. The tool-side connector is configured to couple to a power tool, and the battery-side connector is configured to couple to a battery pack.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Battery powered skateboard

The disclosure relates generally to an electric skateboard. The electric skateboard may include a deck, at least a rechargeable battery pack, a control module, and a communications module, a pair of trucks mounted to the deck, a plurality of wheels mounted on axles of the trucks; and one or more motors installed in one or more of the plurality of wheels for propelling the electric skateboard.
Acton, Inc.

Battery-powered cordless cleaning system

A cleaning system including a motor, an impeller driven by the motor, a battery receptacle, and a motor controller. The battery receptacle is configured to receive a battery pack.
Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd.

Methods and systems for reliable broadcasting using re-transmissions

Methods and systems for reliable broadcasting that use re-transmissions, in a multi-hop, time-slotted wireless network, is presented. The methods and systems evaluate the trade-off between power consumption and communication reliability, and are consequently able to provide increasing degrees of robustness for broadcasts in the wireless network.
Trellisware Technologies, Inc.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes: a battery assembly including a plurality of batteries; a fluid drive member driving a fluid which cools the battery assembly; a housing that houses the battery assembly and the fluid drive member; and a beam provided integrally with a bottom wall of the housing to support the battery assembly from a lower side. A circulation passage provided in the housing includes: a first fluid passage between the battery assembly and a side wall of the housing; a battery passage between the batteries; and a second fluid passage downstream of the battery passage and extending toward the fluid drive member.
Denso Corporation

Battery pack and electric working machine

A device of the present disclosure includes an electronic component, a metal plate, a housing, and a wavelength selective heat radiating member. The metal plate is thermally coupled to the electronic component.
Okitsumo Incorporated

Battery block, and producing a battery block

The present invention relates to a battery block comprising at least two battery packs and a method for manufacturing a battery block. There is provided a battery block (10), comprising: at least two battery packs (10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e), wherein each battery pack comprises at least two battery cells (11), wherein the battery cells (11) of the battery pack have electrically positive connection terminals (33) on one side and the electrically negative connection terminals (34) of the battery cells (11) are arranged on the opposite side of the battery pack, wherein a connection structure (14) is associated to each electrical connection side of a battery pack and the electrical connection terminals (33, 31) of the battery cells (11) of the battery pack each are connected to the associated connection structure (14), wherein the connection structures (14) of two neighboring battery packs (10a, 10b) that are electrically polarized in an opposite way lie against each other in order to achieve a large area connection between the battery packs (10a, 10b)..
H-tech Ag

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

A portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Secondary battery packing case structure

A secondary battery packing case structure is provided, where a first joint portion that protrudes outward and a first embedded block are formed on a side surface of the case, a second joint portion that protrudes outward and a second embedded block are formed on another side surface opposite to the foregoing surface, and the first joint portion and second joint portion of the case are in a diagonally symmetric state, the first embedded block and the second embedded block are in a diagonally symmetric state, and the second connector group of the case may be correspondingly connected to a first connector group of another same case in an inserted manner; and connector groups on two joint portions of the case are respectively electrically connected to two electrodes of an internal battery pack. In this way, a single packing case can completely isolate an anode and a cathode of a battery pack in the packing case, and when multiple cases are connected in series, in a status that no short-circuit component is installed, a battery in the case cannot discharge electricity, which can completely avoid a situation that an accident short circuit or activation occurs in the battery and ensure security of the battery in a series connection and a transportation process..
Changs Ascending Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Wireless diagnosis system power supply

Disclosed is a wireless diagnosis system power supply, which is not connected with an external power supply, and comprises a shell (1), a battery pack (2) provided within the shell, an electrical module (3) connected with the battery pack to adjust the voltage and the current, and a cable handle (4) connected with the electrical module. The power supply provides independent power supply directly without connecting with an external power network, and achieves a reasonable arrangement, a compact structure, a small size, a long service life, power saving, safety and reliability, convenience in clinical use, and high utilization rate of clinic space; and the whole system is portable and easy to install..
Zumax Medical Co., Ltd.

Method and monitoring operation of a vehicle

A method and apparatus for monitoring operation of a vehicle 1 by a driver, in order to monitor driver behaviour using a personal mobile electronic device 2. The electronic device detects wireless signals and determines if the identity of a device 3 transmitting the signal is known in order to identify if the driver is driving a vehicle to be monitored.
Trak (global Solutions) Limited

Battery controller, electronic device, battery pack, and battery controlling method

A battery controller used in an electronic device supplied with electric power from a battery pack including a rechargeable battery includes a battery monitor for monitoring remaining battery charge in the rechargeable battery, and a power supply controller. The battery monitor issues an alarm when the remaining battery charge lowers to a threshold or below, and, after that, shuts down upon receiving a shut-down command from the power supply controller.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

System and estimating values of parameters of battery

A system for estimating values of parameters of a battery includes a battery management system (bms) and a server communicated with the bms. The bms includes a modeling module, an acquisition module, and a first communication module.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Weapon safety and monitoring system

A safety communication system may include a firearm holder capable of detecting withdrawal of the firearm from a holster. The firearm holder may also be able to communicate via both cellular and low energy communication protocols, but may be adapted to selectively communicate via the low energy communication protocol in the absence of a critical event.
Pasiv Duty Llc

Methods for manufacturing pyrotechnic material for thermal batteries

Embodiments directed to a method of manufacturing a pyrotechnic article for use with a thermal battery are disclosed. The method includes forming an iron oxide preform from iron oxide powder.
Eaglepicher Technologies, Llc

Electric boards, related methods and power sources

The present invention generally relates to two-wheel, three-wheel or four-wheel electric boards, methods of making and using the boards, and power sources used to propel the boards. In one aspect the present invention provides a two-wheel, three-wheel or four-wheel electric board.

Apparatus and controlling tcp connections in a wireless communication system

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and a method for controlling transmission control protocol (tcp) connection close to improve a battery life time of a client such as a smart phone in a wireless communication system are provided. A method of operating a client in a wireless communication system includes determining a data transfer inactivity time of at least one of tcp connections, and closing the at least one of tcp connections at the data transfer inactivity time..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for estimating the battery life of battery-powered audio systems by means of an amplitude modulated broadband audio signal

Aspects of present disclosure relate to a test signal generator, a method for estimating the battery life of battery-powered audio products by means of a test signal simulating effects of music, and a computer program product for generating a test signal simulating the effects of music. The method may include at least one of: extracting, by a test signal generation controller, one or more general characteristics of music, transmitting, by the test signal generation controller, the one or more general characteristics of music generated to a graphical user interface of a test signal generator, processing, by one or more music characteristics simulators, a white noise signal generated by a white noise generator of the test signal generator according to the one or more general characteristics of music to generate the test signal, and providing the formed test signal through a test signal output device of the test signal generator..
Tymphany Hk Limited

Battery pack and operation therefor

A battery pack and methods of operating the same are provided. The battery pack includes a battery, at least one sensor configured to read battery operation data, an external connection port, and a battery management system.
Hybrid Power Solutions Inc.

Charger, charge indicator, and associated methods

A system and method for charging battery packs is provided. The system may include a charging pad comprising a power supply, a charging pad surface, and a microcontroller unit.
Sears Brands, L.l.c.

Magnetically attached battery pack with audio interface

A device for charging a mobile device, which is also capable of converting a digital audio signal of a mobile device in to an analog audio signal, includes a first digital interface, a digital to analog converter, and a preamplifier. The first digital interface is configured to provide power to a mobile device connected thereto in order to charge the mobile device, and the digital audio signal from the mobile device is passed to a digital to analog converter.
Scosche Industries, Inc.

System and charging a battery pack

A battery pack receives a charging current from a charger via a power line. The battery pack includes a battery management unit and a transmitting unit.
O2micro Inc.

Electric vehicle battery cooling using excess cabin air conditioning capacity

A battery thermal management system includes a passenger cabin air-conditioning refrigerant loop including at least one evaporator in fluid communication with a chiller and a battery pack coolant loop in fluid communication with the chiller. A controller is configured to determine whether a temperature of the at least one evaporator falls within a predetermined temperature range, and if so to cause a valve to bypass a refrigerant from the air-conditioning refrigerant loop to the chiller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack

A battery pack includes: a core pack comprising a battery cell including a plurality of unit battery cells electrically connected to each other, a first electrode tab, and a second electrode tab; a case comprising a lower case accommodating the core pack therein and having an opening at a side thereof to insert the core pack therethrough, and an upper case closing the opening and including a first terminal and a second terminal electrically connected to the first electrode tab and the second electrode tab, respectively; and an elastic body between the core pack and the case to elastically support an exterior of the core pack.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Sheet attachment device for battery packs

Disclosed herein is a sheet attachment device for battery packs, specifically a sheet attachment device for attaching a label sheet and a sheathing sheet to a battery pack having a plate-shaped battery cell mounted in a pack case. The sheet attachment device includes first and second loaders, first and second jigs, first and second guide frames, a first sheet attachment jig, a rotator, a pressing roller, a conveyor, and a second sheet attachment jig..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Rechargeable tool and battery status monitoring in an automated tool control system

An automated tool control system provides both inventory control of items stored in the system and monitoring of the charging status of rechargeable inventory items such as tools and batteries stored in the system. For these purposes, the tool control system includes storage locations for storing tools and other inventory items, and the storage locations include at least one storage location located in a charger operative to charge a rechargeable tool, battery, or battery pack disposed therein.
Snap-on Incorporated

Battery control ic and control method therefore

A battery control ic includes a voltage measurement unit that measures, in a normal current mode, a voltage value of each of a plurality of unit battery cells forming a battery pack, and measures, in a short-time large-current mode, a voltage value of a unit battery cell that has exhibited a lowest voltage value in the normal current mode, and a calculation unit that calculates an available power value of the battery pack in the short-time large-current mode based on a voltage value, measured in the short-time large-current mode, of the unit battery cell that has exhibited the lowest voltage value in the normal current mode.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Backpack-type air blowing working machine

Disclosed is a backpack-type air-blowing working machine in which a volute casing incorporating a centrifugal fan configured to be driven by an electric motor is assembled in an upstanding manner to a backpack frame to be carried on the back of an operator using shoulder straps during use. The backpack-type air-blowing working machine includes a rechargeable battery pack connected to the electric motor and detachably attached to the backpack frame, such that a position of the center of gravity of the backpack-type air-blowing working machine as viewed from the rear thereof is located below a rotation axis of the centrifugal fan, and a position of the center of gravity of the backpack-type air-blowing working machine as viewed from the side thereof is located forward of a rear end of the volute casing..
Makita Corporation

Range extender vehicle

A range extender vehicle includes: a turboshaft engine, a turboshaft engine controller, a generator, a battery pack, a battery controller, driving motors, a battery heat radiator, and a gasholder. A signal end of the turboshaft engine is connected to the turboshaft engine controller.
Technologies' Xanadu Of Resonatory-solar-systemed Co., Ltd.

Apparatus for powering an electrical device from different battery packs

An apparatus for powering an electrical device from different type battery packs is presented. The device includes a housing with a power management unit within the housing and a plurality of input connectors.

Battery state detector

A battery state detector includes a main unit configured to detect a state of one battery assembly in a battery pack storing therein a plurality of battery assemblies each including a plurality of battery cells arranged in rows, a subunit configured to detect a state of a battery assembly in the battery pack other than the battery assembly that is a detection target of the main unit, and a first communication line that connects the main unit with the subunit. The main unit is connected to a controller configured to control the battery pack via a second communication line that is separate from the first communication line..
Yazaki Corporation

Battery pack including carbon heater

The present disclosure provides a battery pack including a battery cell array in which a plurality of battery cells are arranged in a state in which side surfaces thereof face each other, a heater disposed between the battery cells, a battery management system (bms) configured to control an operation of the battery cells, and a temperature sensor configured to measure a temperature of the battery cells to transmit the measured temperature to the bms. Here, when the temperature of the battery cells, which is measured from the temperature sensor, is equal to or less than a critical temperature, the bms provides a current to the heater to increase the temperature of the battery cells..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Device and managing soc and soh of parallel-connected battery pack

Provided is method of controlling an soc value and an soh value of an entire battery pack system in which two or more battery packs are connected in parallel. The method includes: an individual soc value and soh value calculation operation for calculating the soc value and the soh value of each of the two or more battery packs connected in parallel..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Apparatus and battery management

A battery management system (bms) for an electronic device with bidirectional communication between the bms and an operating system (os) of the electronic device for generating a charging pattern of charging the battery of the electronic device according to information received from the operating system.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cathode and lithium air battery including the same, and preparing the cathode

An air battery cathode includes a carbon composite including a core and a conductive coating layer disposed on the core, wherein the core includes a first carbon material and a second carbon material, wherein the conductive coating layer includes a metal-containing semiconductor.. .
Seoul National University R&db Foundation

Battery management system

The disclosed battery management system generally includes at least one bi-directional balancing circuit and a power supply including a first battery module and a second battery module, each having at least one battery cell. The balancing circuit may be configured to transfer excess charge from one or more battery cells of the first battery module to one or more battery cells of the second battery module.
Artisan Vehicle Systems Inc.

Secondary battery

A secondary battery is disclosed. The secondary battery has a bipolar electrode, an electrolyte layer, and a porous insulator.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Flexible battery structure

A number of different battery cell configurations are disclosed. Flexible battery cells are used to form a flexible structure capable of bending and flexing to accommodate movement of components of an electronic device.
Apple Inc.

Battery pack

A battery pack according to the present invention comprises a battery cell and a battery case accommodating the battery cell, wherein the battery case comprises an inner case accommodating the battery cell, an outer case disposed outside the inner case, and a cooling member between the inner and outer cases to indirectly cool the battery cell by using cool air generated by cooling the inner and outer cases.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Voltage-detecting device applied to battery pack having serially connected body

Serially connected bodies of at least two of the battery cells of the battery pack form detection blocks; each of the respective battery cells of a detection block, or a serially connected body of a number of battery cells in a detection block that is less than the number of the battery cells of the detection block is taken to be a battery for which voltage is to be detected. Monitoring units includes a main voltage-detecting unit for detecting terminal voltage of each of the batteries; a positive-electrode-side input unit electrically connected to the positive-electrode side of a detection block; a negative-electrode-side input unit electrically connected to the negative-electrode side thereof; and sub voltage-detecting units for detecting terminal voltage of the detection blocks as the state of the battery pack..

Adaptive optimizing a fleet of plug-in vehicles

A system and method for optimizing a plug-in vehicle fleet having a plurality of battery packs across the vehicle fleet. Each vehicle includes a battery pack.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery management system and vehicle

A battery management method can be used for a vehicle. The method includes determining whether battery refresh proceeds and determining whether battery aging proceeds based on a time period in which the battery refresh proceeds, a battery state of charge, and a battery current during the battery refresh.
Kia Motors Corporation

Transformer less battery charger system

A transformer less battery charger system. In one embodiment, the battery charger system includes input terminals for receiving an ac voltage, output terminals for receiving terminals of a rechargeable battery pack, and a non-isolated dc-dc converter coupled between the input terminals and the output terminals.
Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Secondary battery management system with remote parameter estimation

A battery system, having a battery management system configured to determine the state of charge and state of health of a secondary battery. The battery management system may export data to and receive inputs from a remote computer which calculates at least a portion of the state of health of the battery..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Cooling mechanism for batteries using l-v phase change materials

A 3-d “phase change heat exchange” structure and method are used in a rechargeable battery to dissipate heat from surfaces of the battery cells and lower the temperature inside the battery cells. The battery cells are placed inside an enclosure and spaced apart from each other with free spaces in between.

Battery pack

Provided is a battery pack having a plurality of single cells connected to one another, the battery pack being capable of preventing a temperature elevation caused by a short-circuit current that is generated when a sharp conductive foreign matter penetrates each of the single cells. In the battery pack disclosed herein, the single cells are arranged alternately adjacent to one another, and these adjacent single cells are electrically connected in series, and layered electrode bodies of these single cells have the following configurations.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Reinforced battery package with sealed anode chamber

A solid state battery cell has a frame formed by a non-electrically conductive material. The frame has a frame thickness (tf).
Johnson Ip Holding, Llc

Solid electrolyte, lithium battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided a solid electrolyte including an oxide represented by general formula li1+2xm12−x(ca1−ym2y)x(po4)3. In the general formula above, m1 is at least one selected from the group consisting of zr and hf.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode structure, secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode structure is provided. The electrode structure includes a current collector, a separator layer, and an active material layer including a main surface and a first end face other than the main surface.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Stacked film battery architecture

A method for fabricating a stacked battery structure. The method includes preparing a plurality of battery layers separately, wherein each battery layer includes a substrate, a film battery element fabricated on the substrate and an insulator formed over the film battery element.
International Business Machines Corporation

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte including a water-containing solvent and a lithium ion.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode includes a current collector and an electrode layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

α is a peel strength (kn/m) between the negative electrode current collector and the negative electrode mixed-materials layer, and β is a cutting strength (kn/m) in the negative electrode mixed-materials layer.. .

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes positive electrode active material secondary particles and a layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode includes a current collector and an active material-containing layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Rechargeable battery electrodes having optimized particle morphology

A battery, comprising an anode and a cathode, the cathode comprising particles having an aspect ratio between 0.09 and 0.5. In certain embodiments, the particles are ellipsoidal.
Purdue Research Foundation

Battery protection circuit package and battery pack including same

Provided is a battery protection circuit package capable of effectively preventing overcurrent and overheating and of being implemented at low costs in a compact size, the battery protection circuit package including a first terminal and a second terminal electrically connected to electrode terminals of a battery bare cell, a third terminal and a fourth terminal electrically connected to a charger or an electronic device, a first protection circuit module including one or more first transistors connected between at least one of the first and second terminals and at least one of the third and fourth terminals, and a first protection integrated circuit (ic) for controlling the one or more first transistors, and a second protection circuit module including one or more second transistors connected between at least one of the first and second terminals and at least one of the third and fourth terminals and connected in series to the one or more first transistors, and a second protection ic for controlling the one or more second transistors.. .
Itm Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Assembled battery, battery pack and vehicle

An assembled battery includes non-aqueous electrolyte batteries laminated with each other and at least one lead being interposed between two adjacent batteries. The lead is connected to the two adjacent batteries and has an area larger than that of a side surface of each battery, the side surface being opposing to the lead.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nickel-zinc battery cell pack and battery pack using same

The present invention provides a unit cell for a nickel-zinc battery in the form of a cell pack having positive and negative electrodes reliably separated by a hydroxide ion-conductive separator, which can be readily handled and is very advantageous for forming an assembled battery. The nickel-zinc cell pack of the invention includes: a flexible bag comprising flexible films; a separation sheet liquid-tightly connected to the interior of the flexible bag to separate a positive-electrode chamber and a negative-electrode chamber for inhibiting liquid communication therebetween; a positive electrode and a positive-electrode electrolytic solution disposed in the positive-electrode chamber; a negative electrode and a negative-electrode electrolytic solution disposed in the negative-electrode chamber, wherein the separation sheet comprises a separator structure comprising a separator exhibiting hydroxide-ion conductivity and water impermeability..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

Integrated modules for battery packs

A battery pack includes a battery assembly including a grouping of battery cells and an integrated module attached to the grouping of battery cells. The integrated module includes an upper section housing at least one electronics component and a lower section establishing a vent chamber..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack device with casings for multiple cells

In some examples, a high-energy-density battery pack device includes a circuit board and at least two casing structures mounted on the circuit board. In some examples, the high-energy-density battery pack device also includes at least two cells electrically connected in series or in parallel through the circuit board.
Instrumar Limited

Battery pack

Provided is a battery pack having a plurality of single cells connected to one another, the battery pack being capable of preventing a temperature elevation caused by a short-circuit current that is generated when a sharp conductive foreign matter penetrates each of the single cells. The battery pack disclosed herein is a battery pack that has single cells arranged adjacent to each other, these adjacent single cells being electrically connected in series.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery cell support assembly

An exemplary support assembly for a battery array includes, among other things, a frame and an insert secured to the frame. The insert is configured to hold at least one battery cell within the frame.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Connector for liquid cooling battery pack of electric vehicle

A connector for liquid cooling battery pack of electric vehicle is provided. The connector comprises mounting plates and electrical terminals and cooling device interfaces disposed on the mounting plates.
Nio Nextev Limited

Battery fixing bracket and battery pack

The invention relates to a battery fixing bracket and a battery pack comprising the same. A substrate of the battery fixing bracket has a rectangular shape and battery receiving spaces are defined in the substrate, the battery receiving spaces are uniformly arranged in a form of matrix in the substrate, and a through hole slightly smaller than battery end face is formed at the bottom of each battery receiving space; snap strips and snap grooves adjacent to four corners are integrally formed at sides of the battery fixing bracket, the snap strips and the snap grooves have mating shapes, and are alternately arranged in a circumferential direction of the battery fixing bracket; and a connecting hole is disposed in the middle portion of the battery fixing bracket in a perpendicularly penetrating manner..
Nio Nextev Limited

Battery pack cover system

A battery pack includes an enclosure assembly including a tray and a cover system secured relative to the tray. The cover system includes a first cover and a second cover that overlap one another.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for testing battery cycle life based on environmental temperature

A method for testing battery cycle life based on environmental temperature is provided. The method comprises recording the daily average temperatures of a certain region in a year, categorizing the recorded daily average temperatures in the year, determining the proportion of the number of days of each temperature range to the total number of days in that year, determining the temperature conditions for the battery cycle life test according to the temperature ranges and thus determining the respective charge rates and discharge rates of the battery cycle life test according to the temperature conditions, and testing the battery according to the proportions, the temperature conditions and the charge and discharge rates under the temperature conditions to obtain the battery life cycle.
Nio Nextev Limited

Artificial satellite

Disclosed is an artificial satellite including a battery pack capable of dissipating heat, at least one radiator capable of conveying the heat dissipated by the battery pack into space, and a low-dissipation equipment item having an individual power flux density of less than 250 watts/m2. The satellite includes a thermally insulating cover delimiting, together with the radiator, an interior isothermal zone in which thermal control takes place by radiation, the battery pack and the low-dissipation equipment being arranged in thermally insulating cover.
Airbus Defence And Space Sas

System and charging battery

A system for charging a battery is provided. The system includes a high voltage battery that supplies electrical energy necessary to assist in a motor during acceleration of a vehicle and stores electrical energy generated by a motor regeneration during declaration of the vehicle or occurrence of a margin output of an engine.
Hyundai Motor Company

Leadless stimulation device with a housing that houses internal components of the leadless stimulation device and functions as the battery case and a terminal of an internal battery

Implantable medical devices such as leadless stimulation devices that may provide longer battery life while minimizing device size. In some cases, having the outer housing of the implantable medical device serve multiple roles, such as the battery case for an internal battery, may permit reduced device size by eliminating one or more layers or components within the device..
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Cordless power tool system

A battery pack and charger system includes a first battery pack having a first set of battery cells and configured to provide only a first operating voltage and a second battery pack having a second set of battery cells and configured to provide the first operating voltage and a second operating voltage that is different from the first operating voltage and a battery pack charger configured to be able to charge the first battery pack and the second battery pack.. .
Black & Decker Inc.

Mobile terminal including wireless charging module and battery pack

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a wireless charging module, a battery pack, and a circuit board substrate. The wireless charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire and a communication coil placed adjacent to the charging coil.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Portable battery pack charging system, recharging a battery pack, and adapter therefor

A method for recharging a battery pack (40; 40′) includes attaching a portable charger (120) to a user, which portable charger comprises or is attached to a self-contained power supply (130, 140) and wherein a first charging port (132, 146) of the portable charger is disposed, e.g., on a belt (144) worn by the user, hanging the battery pack on the belt while the battery pack is physically engaged and in electrical communication with a power tool (10; 10′), and initiating a transfer of power from the charger to the battery pack when the first charging port is at least proximal to a second charging port (85, 148) that is in electrical communication with at least one battery cell (50) of the battery pack. A portable charging system capable of performing this method, as well as an adapter for use in performing this method, are also disclosed..
Makita Corporation

Voltage detector of battery module and battery pack

A voltage detector of a battery module includes a flexible conductive member that is disposed for each of two electrode groups formed of electrodes arranged in a row of a battery module that is an aggregate of a battery cell provided with two equipotential portions each of which has a same potential with each of the two electrodes, and is electrically connected to the equipotential portion for each of the electrodes of each of the electrode groups serving as a disposition target. The flexible conductive member includes: a conductive portion for each of the equipotential portions having flexibility that is electrically connected to the equipotential portion and each of an arithmetic processing device of a battery monitoring unit that monitors a voltage of the battery cell; and an insulating portion having flexibility that electrically insulates the plurality of conductive portions from each other..

Lithium air battery and manufacturing method therefor

The lithium air battery provides an increase in discharge capacity in a discharge test and a decrease in overvoltage, and can be manufactured by a simple method.. .

Battery pack

The present invention relates to a battery pack connected to an electronic device. The battery pack comprises: a battery module provided with a plurality of battery cells which are disposed adjacent to each other and connected to each other in series and on which first and second electrode terminals are disposed; a fuse disposed between the first electrode terminal of the uppermost battery cell and the second electrode terminal of the electronic device; and a switching device provided with a first plate disposed on a top surface of the uppermost battery cell and connected to the first electrode terminal of the uppermost battery cell, a second plate disposed above the first plate and connected to the second electrode terminal of the lowermost battery cell, and a support frame disposed between the first plate and the second plate and having fragility..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack retention assembly and retention method

An exemplary method of securing portions of a battery pack includes, among other things, slidably engaging a portion of a battery cell frame within a channel of an extrusion, and securing the extrusion to a support to secure the battery cell frame.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery module and battery pack

A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells each of which includes two electrodes and which are arranged such that two electrode groups formed of the electrodes arranged in a row are formed and are electrically connected in series or in parallel by physically and electrically connecting an electrical connection member to each of the two adjacent electrodes in the electrode group; a separator disposed at least between the adjacent battery cells to achieve insulation of the battery cells; and a restraint band holding a state in which the battery cell and the separator are alternately stacked. The separator includes a lid covering the electrical connection member connected to the electrode and the electrode as a connection target of the electrical connection member from a side opposite to the battery cell..
Yazaki Corporation

Battery pack for mobile devices

A battery pack is provided for a mobile communication device, comprising a casing defining a cavity that conforms, at least partially, to the outer shape of the mobile communication device and one or more rechargeable power cells housed within the thickness of the casing. An internal interface engages a corresponding interface on the mobile communication device to provide power from the one or more rechargeable cells to the mobile communication device.
Mophie, Inc.

Battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack, which includes at least one battery module, a pack case configured to package the at least one battery module, a bms (battery management system) unit provided in the pack case to control the at least one battery module, and a memory slot unit electrically connected to the bms unit and configured to insert a memory unit therein for firmware update of the battery pack.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Discharge electrode

Heretofore, silicon nitride film formed by low pressure plasma cvd has been used for an antireflection film of a solar battery. But it is difficult to reduce the production cost of a solar battery, because, in a low pressure process, facility cost and process cost are expensive.
Wacom

Battery communication diagnosis method

The present disclosure relates to a battery communication diagnosis method, and more particularly, to a battery communication diagnosis method for diagnosing a state of communication periodically performed between battery management systems (bmss) in a battery to prevent a message or data from being omitted during communication.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack monitor

A battery pack monitor a method of use for simultaneously deterring the voltage of a battery pack and the individual batteries that make up the battery pack.. .

Battery pack function test device

Disclosed herein is a battery pack function test device including (a) a loading part for lifting a carrier jig on which a battery pack is loaded from a conveyor and transferring the lifted carrier jig to a testing part, (b) the testing part for testing the functions of the battery pack on the carrier jig transferred from the loading part, and (c) an unloading part for transferring the battery pack to the conveyor in the state in which the battery pack is loaded on the carrier jig upon determining that the battery pack is a good product by the testing part and transferring the battery pack to a defective battery pack stacking part in the state in which the battery pack is loaded on the carrier jig upon determining that the battery pack is a defective product by the testing part.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Insulation resistance measuring system and device

The present invention relates to an insulation resistance measuring system and device which calculate resistance values of the positive electrode insulation resistance and the negative electrode insulation resistance by using convergence values of the first voltage and the second voltage, in order to measure the positive electrode insulation resistance and the negative electrode insulation resistance connected to both terminals of a battery pack with a capacitor, respectively.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Systems and methods for measuring isolation resistance

An energy storage system may include battery packs, such that one terminal of the battery packs is electrically coupled to a resistor representative of an isolation resistance of the battery system. The system may include a semiconductor relay switch, a plurality of resistors configured to electrically couple to the battery packs via the semiconductor relay switch, a gain field-effect transistor (fet) configured to electrically short at least one resistor of the plurality of resistors, and a control system.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Isolation barrier fault detection circuit

An energy storage system may include one or more battery packs, wherein one terminal of the one or more battery packs is electrically coupled to a resistor representative of an isolation resistance of the energy storage system, a semiconductor relay switch, a plurality of resistors configured to electrically couple to the one or more battery packs via the semiconductor relay switch, a gain field-effect transistor (fet) configured to electrically short at least one resistor of the plurality of resistors, one or more capacitors electrically couples to a system ground of a vehicle and the one or more battery packs, and a control system configured to control the semiconductor switch and the gain fet.. .
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Materials for use in an aqueous organic redox flow battery

Described herein are aqueous organic redox flow batteries that include a first redox active material that can include a metallocene or a salt thereof, and a second redox active material that can include a viologen or a salt thereof. The aqueous organic redox flow batteries may further include a first aqueous electrolyte, a second aqueous electrolyte, and a separator between the first and second aqueous electrolytes.
Utah State University

Location-based electric vehicle preemptive cooling for dc fast charge

Methods and systems for electric vehicles, such as battery electric vehicles (bev) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (phev), include preemptively cooling a traction battery of the vehicle when a dc fast charge (dcfc) event is expected. The expected dcfc event is predicted during a drive cycle and prior to arrival at a dcfc station, based on drive history data of the vehicle or battery state of charge.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for solubilizing crosslinked eva, and recovering resource from used solar cell by employing solubilization method

There is provided a method for solubilizing cross-linked eva which can dissolve cross-linked eva within a short time such as about 60 minutes. Further, an object of the present invention is to provide a recovering method which uses such a solubilization method to solubilize, within a short time, the cross-linked eva of a solar battery module containing metal and silicon and recovers valuable resources such as metal and silicon, and the recovering method includes treating the cross-linked eva with a treatment solution at a temperature within a range from 100 to 300° c.
National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

Power efficient ps-poll

A ieee 802.11 wireless local area network (wlan) system of an access point (ap) and one or more stations (stas) reduces power consumption and increases battery life of power efficient low power stas by decreasing the amount of time that a power efficient low power sta remains in an awake state. After indicating power efficient low power operation during association with an ap supporting such operation, the power efficient low power sta may enter the doze state from the time that the power efficient low power sta sends a ps-poll until the power efficient low power sta receives the buffered data frame from the ap.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Mobile terminal including wireless charging module and battery pack

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a wireless charging module, a battery pack, and a circuit board substrate. The wireless charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire and a communication coil placed adjacent to the charging coil.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a main switch configured to electrically connect a battery module and a load, a power supply configured to supply driving power to the main switch, and a power blocking device configured to block the driving power based on a current flowing between the battery module and the load.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery protection circuit and battery pack including same

A battery protective circuit including a resistor connected to a switch between a battery and a load through which a first current flows, a first driver to supply the first current to the switch and the resistor, a negative temperature coefficient element having resistance that varies in response to heat of the resistor, a second driver to supply a second current to the negative temperature coefficient element, a short-circuit device to be mechanically deformed by a current, a mechanical switch including a plurality of terminals connected with the battery, the terminals electrically connected with each other by deformation of the short-circuit device, a fuse connected in series between the battery and the mechanical switch, a circuit-changing switch configured to supply the second current to the short-circuit device or to block supply thereof, and a controller to control operations of the first driver, the second driver, and the circuit-changing switch.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Electrolyte additives for magnesium air batteries

The present invention relates to electrolyte additives for magnesium air batteries, which are compatible with rechargeable magnesium batteries and carry the promise of overcoming the hurdles, especially enhancing the overall performance of magnesium air batteries comprising an aqueous electrolyte. The electrolyte additive for a magnesium battery comprising a chelating agent which is capable of forming a complex with at least one of fe(ii), and fe(iii) ions, where the complex with at least one of fe(ii) and fe(iii) ions has a stability constant in aqueous solution at room temperature (about 25° c.) log k of greater than or equal to 6.0 and which is also capable of forming a complex with mg(ii) ions where the complex with mg(ii) ions has a stability constant in aqueous solution at room temperature (about 25° c.) log k of greater than or equal to 4.0..
Helmholtz-zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum Fuer Material- Und Kuestenforschung Gmbh

Battery system housing with integrated cooling pipe

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system assembly process and battery system assembly

A method of manufacturing a battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The method includes placing a cooling duct between first and second pluralities of battery cells, and applying a first force to the first plurality of battery cells and a second force to the second plurality of batteries.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Methods and systems for busbar cooling

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed herein. The rechargeable battery system and/or battery pack can be for an electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with internal busbar

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, a second busbar attached to the lower tray, and a plurality of battery cells arranged in the upper and lower trays between the first and second busbars.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules stacked with connecting terminals disposed at predetermined positions, a holding unit for holding the plurality of battery modules under the stacked state, a plurality of conducting paths connecting corresponding connecting terminals, and a substrate connected to the holding unit. The plurality of conducting paths are provided integrally in the substrate and disposed to connect the corresponding connecting terminals in association with connection of the substrate to the holding unit..
Kubota Corporation

Protection circuit module, battery pack, and manufacturing the battery pack

A protection circuit module includes a plurality of pads respectively and electrically connected to a plurality of battery cells, protection circuit to monitor voltages of the battery cells and to balance of the battery cells, and a plurality of contact pads arranged in a preset order between the pads and the protection circuit.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery system housing with internal busbar

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Process of manufacturing a battery system assembly using the battery system assembly press

A method of manufacturing a battery pack is disclosed. The method includes placing first and second sets of battery cells in first and second battery cell holders of a battery system assembly press, placing a cooling duct in a gap between the first and second sets of battery cells, and applying a first and second forces to the first and second sets of battery cells to cause the first and second sets of battery cells to respectively press against first and second sides of the cooling duct.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Bipolar battery assembly

A bipolar battery including a) one or more stacks of battery plates assembled into electrochemical cells having i) one or more bipolar plates and ii) a first and second monopolar plate; b) a liquid electrolyte disposed between each pair of battery plates, wherein the liquid electrolyte functions with an anode and cathode pair to form an electrochemical cell; c) a separator located between the anode and the cathode of the electrochemical cell; and d) a membrane comprising a polymeric material disposed about an entire periphery of edges of the one or more stacks of battery plates so as to form a seal about the periphery of the edge of the battery plates, and wherein the seal prevents the liquid electrolyte from flowing outside of the one or more stacks of battery plates.. .
Advanced Battery Concepts, Llc

Battery module and battery pack including the same

Disclosed are a battery module and a battery pack including the same. The battery module includes a frame; and a plurality of battery cells disposed at the frame, and the plurality of battery cells are arranged in a single layer with respect to the frame..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery system housing with underside armor

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with bonded rib fixation

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system housing with busbar grid fixation

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, methods of manufacturing the same, and an electric vehicle are disclosed herein. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, a second busbar attached to the lower tray, and a plurality of battery cells arranged in the upper and lower trays.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Battery pack with circuit board having nested castellations for sub-flush power wire soldering

A streamlined battery pack can contain at least two battery cells. A printed circuit board (pcb) of the battery pack can include a protection control module.
Apple Inc.

Rechargeable battery pack for a hand-held power tool and manufacturing a rechargeable battery pack for a hand-held power tool

A rechargeable battery pack for a hand-held power tool, including a housing having at least first and second housing components, the pack including at least one cell holder, accommodating at least two battery cells in a parallel/series circuit, the battery cells each including two end faces extending perpendicularly to a longitudinal axis; and a pack electronics system including contact elements for establishing electrical connection between the pack and a power tool. The cell holder includes sleeve-like insulating walls, corresponding to the battery cells at least in some areas, to prevent electrical contact between the battery cells.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Yellow fellow safety sign

A portable wet floor caution sign and attention getting warning devise that includes at least two rigid panels mounted at the top end. Audible voice box to speak multiple languages/beeping sounds, a rotating camera and visual signaling flashing lights devices can be mounted on the panels and can be activated by a motion sensor and or moister sensors circuits and therefore may include off and on sequencing switches powered by a solar charged battery pack..

Apparatus for locking and/or unlocking

An apparatus for locking and/or unlocking, in particular for an access and/or drive authorization and/or for other services in a motor vehicle in the type of a keyless entry/go functionality, for a wireless remote control or the like comprising a first device in the motor vehicle and an associated second device designed in the type of an electronic key, an id-transponder, a chip card or the like, wherein both devices for the intended operation have transmitters and/or receivers for electromagnetic signals which allows a large operation distance and a long battery lifetime of the second device. This is achieved in that the first device transmits a first cyclic repeated signal for the activation and/or authentication of the second device with a first data protocol within a first transmission time interval and with a first cycle time..
Atmel Corporation

Apparatus for activating an electrically or electronically controlled appliance from an energy-saving passive state

An apparatus for activating an electrically or electronically controlled appliance from an energy-saving passive state, especially a locking system for locking and/or unlocking, in particular for an access and/or authorization and/or for other services for a wireless remote control, for controlling of front doors, for motor vehicles, or the like comprising a first device in the appliance and an associated second device designed in the type of an electronic key, an id-transponder, a chip card or the like, wherein both devices for the intended operation have transmitters and/or receivers for electromagnetic signals is suggested which allows a large operation distance and a long battery lifetime of the second device. This is achieved in that the first device transmits a first cyclic repeated signal for the activation and/or authentication of the second device with a first data protocol within a first transmission time interval and with a first cycle time..
Atmel Corporation

Battery system housing with fastener

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Cooling system directly in housing

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed herein. The rechargeable battery system and/or battery pack can be for an electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Cross member in the floor with special geometry for mounting the battery pack

A mounting system for an electric vehicle includes a floor structure of the electric vehicle and a rear cross beam mounted to the floor structure and extending from a right side of a passenger compartment of the electric vehicle to a left side of the passenger compartment. An underside of the rear cross beam defines a plurality of mounting features configured for mounting a battery assembly to an underside of the electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Tamper proof circuit for surgical instrument battery pack

A surgical instrument includes a shaft, an end effector extending distally from the shaft, and a housing extending proximally from the shaft. The housing includes a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, and a power source configured to supply power to the surgical instrument, wherein the power source includes a casing, a data storage unit, and a deactivation mechanism configured to interrupt access to data stored in the data storage unit.
Ethicon Llc

Tamper proof circuit for surgical instrument battery pack

A surgical instrument includes a shaft, an end effector extending distally from the shaft, and a housing extending proximally from the shaft. The housing includes a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, and a power source configured to supply power to the surgical instrument, wherein the power source includes a casing, a data storage unit, and a deactivation mechanism configured to interrupt access to data stored in the data storage unit.
Ethicon Llc

Tamper proof circuit for surgical instrument battery pack

A surgical instrument includes a shaft, an end effector extending distally from the shaft, and a housing extending proximally from the shaft. The housing includes a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, and a power source configured to supply power to the surgical instrument, wherein the power source includes a casing, a data storage unit, and a deactivation mechanism configured to interrupt access to data stored in the data storage unit.
Ethicon Llc

Tamper proof circuit for surgical instrument battery pack

A surgical instrument includes a shaft, an end effector extending distally from the shaft, and a housing extending proximally from the shaft. The housing includes a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, and a power source configured to supply power to the surgical instrument, wherein the power source includes a casing, a data storage unit, and a deactivation mechanism configured to interrupt access to data stored in the data storage unit.
Ethicon Llc

Method and conveying battery life of wireless earpiece

A system includes a left earpiece comprising a left earpiece housing and a right earpiece comprising a right earpiece housing and a radio transceiver disposed within at least one of the left earpiece and the right earpiece, and a software application executable on a computing device in operative communication with the radio transceiver; wherein the software application provides a visual representation of the left earpiece and a visual representation of the right earpiece and wherein the visual representation of the left earpiece indicates a remaining charge for the left earpiece and wherein the visual representation of the right earpiece indicates a remaining charge for the right earpiece. A method for displaying battery life is also provided..
Bragi Gmbh

Solar battery module

Provided is a solar battery module easy to assemble. A solar battery module includes a connecting member, the connecting member includes a conductor disposed along an end of a first solar battery string and connected to the first solar battery string and a conductor disposed along an end of a second solar battery string and connected to the second solar battery string, and the first solar battery string and the second solar battery string are electrically connected..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Mobile power supply

A mobile power supply may include a charging and discharging interface, a charging and discharging circuit, a central processor, and a battery pack. The charging and discharging circuit may be configured to adjust a voltage inputted to the battery pack to charge the battery pack when the voltage inputted to the battery pack is not matched with a voltage of the battery pack, or configured to adjust a voltage output to the electronic device to charge the electronic device when the voltage outputted to the electronic device is not matched with a rated voltage of the electronic device.
Tianjin Synergy Groups Co., Ltd.

Dynamic natural adaptive charging method

A dynamic natural adaptive charging method, comprises: (a) connecting a charger with a main charging circuit of a lithium battery pack to be charged and a bms communication interface, regulating an excitation voltage of the charger to a voltage of the lithium battery pack to be charged, and switching on the charger and the lithium battery pack to be charged when the output voltage of the charger is equal to the voltage of the battery pack; (b) increasing the excitation voltage by 0.6 to 1v for charging until the charging current is decreased to a first set value; (c) repeating step (b) until voltages of all single batteries in the lithium battery pack to be charged reach a second set value; and (d) regulating the excitation voltage to a nominal voltage of the lithium battery pack to be charged and charging with the maximum output current of the charger.. .
Ebull Power Innovations Ltd

Detecting internal short circuits in batteries

A battery management system (bms) described herein determines the internal resistance for a cell that may have an internal short circuit. In one aspect, the bms monitors the voltage across each of a plurality cells that are coupled in series.
The Boeing Company

Cooling structure for battery cell of vehicle

A cooling structure for a battery cell includes: a plurality of cells that are stacked; lead tabs protruding outwardly from both ends of the cells to form positive or negative electrodes; and a duct disposed outside of the lead tabs and providing cooling air to the lead tabs to cool the lead tabs. While cooling performance in a battery structure for a vehicle may be maintained by cooling the lead tabs using the cooling air through the duct, durability may be improved by stacking the cells and energy density with respect to the weight and volume of the battery structure, without requiring a heat sink plate and a cooling channel that are conventionally used..
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery pack and encapsulated interconnection for a battery pack

A battery pack includes a first battery module level and a second battery module level. The first battery module level includes: a first heat exchanger including a cooling tube that defines a cooling area; a first secondary battery cell in thermal contact with the first heat exchanger at the cooling area; a coolant distributor line outside the first heat exchanger and configured to supply coolant to the cooling tube; a coolant interconnector fluidly connecting the cooling tube or the coolant distributor line to the second battery module level; and an encapsulation element enclosing the coolant interconnector and confining a volume in which the coolant interconnector is arranged between the first battery module level and the second battery module level..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes: a lower battery module; an upper battery module stacked vertically upwardly of the lower battery module; and a heating unit provided between the lower battery module and the upper battery module, the heating unit being configured to heat the lower battery module and the upper battery module. The heating unit includes a heating line disposed at a position closer to the lower battery module relative to the upper battery module in a stacking direction of the lower battery module and the upper battery module.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery management system

An embodiment of the present invention provides a battery management system including an insulation resistance estimator configured to estimate insulation resistance corresponding to internal temperature and pressure of a battery pack to obtain an estimated value of the insulation resistance, a concentration estimator configured to estimate an internal gas concentration of the battery pack corresponding to the estimated value of the insulation resistance, a cell failure detector configured to detect whether a plurality of battery cells fail based on a state of charge (soc) and a voltage of the plurality of battery cells accommodated in the battery pack, and a leak determiner configured to determine whether a battery cell leaks based on a detected result of the cell failure detector and based on the internal gas concentration corresponding to the estimated value of the insulation resistance.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery module, battery pack including same, and manufacturing casing for battery module

A battery module is provided. A battery module according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a cartridge assembly including a plurality of cartridges, each cartridge accommodating a battery cell, a casing including an opening formed therein and accommodating the cartridge assembly through the opening and surrounding the cartridge assembly, and a cover coupled to the opening of the casing..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Flow frame for redox flow battery

A flow frame for a redox flow battery includes: a frame body having a plate-like shape and an electrode hole in its center where an electrode is to be disposed; four through holes disposed at corners of the frame body, respectively; a flow channel disposed at a front of the frame body above and below the electrode hole so that two of the through channels diagonal to each other as a pair are connected to each other via the electrode hole; through channels disposed at distal ends of the flow channel to cause electrolyte flows toward a rear of the frame body; and a distribution channel connecting the through channels with the electrode hole at the rear of the frame body. The flow channel has at least one branch point, and a change in cross sectional area of the flow channel before and after the branch point is 10% or less..
Oci Company Ltd.

Protection rechargeable battery

A battery protecting apparatus includes a battery manager and a wake-up switch. The battery manager manages charge and discharge states of a battery pack and wakes up when external power is received.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Lithium ion secondary battery and battery pack

The present teaching provides a highly durable lithium ion secondary battery including a flat shape wound electrode body, with which a high capacity retention ratio and suppression of resistance rise are realized, and also provides a battery pack constructed by using the secondary battery as a unit battery. The lithium ion secondary battery (unit battery) provided in accordance with the present teaching has a flat-shaped wound electrode body 20, and in a state in which a constraint pressure is applied in the direction toward the flat surface of the wound electrode body under the same conditions as the conditions when the battery pack is constructed, the condition of a d/b ratio being 1.01 or more and 1.07 or less is satisfied, where, in the lateral cross section of the wound electrode body, a thickness from an inner curve apex v to an outer curve apex p is taken as a center thickness d of a curved r portion, and a thickness from the inner curve apex v to an outer surface s of the wound electrode body along an r portion/f portion boundary line w is taken as a boundary thickness b of the curved r portion..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Connector assembly for stacked electric power modules

A connector assembly is provided for stacked electric power modules. Each of the electric power modules includes a front board, a back board, a top board, a bottom board, a left side board, a right side board, and a battery pack contained in the electric power module.
Formosa Electronic Industries Inc.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of cells, a chamber adjacent to the plurality of cells, and a pressure sensor in the chamber to detect an internal pressure of the chamber, wherein each of the cells includes a first vent hole to open to exhaust a cell internal pressure to an exterior of the cell when the cell internal pressure is equal to or greater than a first pressure level, and a second vent hole to open to exhaust the cell internal pressure into the chamber when the cell internal pressure is equal to or greater than a second pressure level, the first pressure level being higher than that the second pressure level.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack lock mechanism and battery pack with the mechanism

The present application relates to installation and swap of electric vehicle battery, particularly to a battery pack lock mechanism. The lock mechanism aims at solving the problems that the battery pack is unable to be reliably installed and quickly swapped and to be well protected from loosing during long period of driving.
Nio Co., Ltd

Battery pack

A battery pack includes: at least one battery module; a housing; and attachment members. The at least one battery module is housed in the housing.
Subaru Corporation

Masterbatch for solar battery sealing sheet and process for producing solar battery sealing sheet

A masterbatch for a solar battery sealing sheet containing: at least one ethylene resin selected from the group consisting of an ethylene-α-olefin copolymer, an ethylene homopolymer and an ethylene-unsaturated ester copolymer; and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of silicon dioxide and zeolite, wherein a degree of aggregation of silicon is 0 or more and 0.350 or less and the ignition loss of the compound is more than 1.7% to 15% or less.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Solar battery and solar battery module

A solar cell includes: first conductivity-type layers and second conductivity-type layers each provided on a rear surface of a semiconductor substrate; first electrodes provided on the first conductivity-type layers; and second electrodes provided on the second conductivity-type layers. The first electrodes and the second electrodes are spaced apart from each other, and the first electrodes include a plurality of regions isolated from one another by the second electrodes disposed therebetween.
Kaneka Corporation

Optimizing selection of battery electric vehicles to perform delivery tasks

The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for optimizing selection of battery electric vehicles to perform delivery tasks. Within a group of battery electric vehicles (“bevs”), a bev is selected to perform a delivery task based on battery charge status.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods for thermal battery control

Methods and system for operating a thermal storage device of a vehicle system are provided. In one example, a method comprises determining a state of charge of the thermal battery based on an accurate estimation of a melting temperature of one or more phase change materials (pcms) at a specific aggregate pressure inside the thermal storage device.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Hybrid downhole acoustic wireless network

A hybrid electro-acoustic system for extending battery life of a downhole wireless telemetry system. The system includes a plurality of battery-powered intermediate communications nodes spaced along a downhole tubular body and attached to a wall of the tubular body, each of the battery-powered intermediate communications nodes configured to alternate between a sleep mode and an active mode and comprising: a power source comprising one or more batteries positioned within a housing; an electro-acoustic transducer and a transceiver, or a separate transmitter and receiver, positioned within the housing; and a topside communications node comprising: a transmitter and a power supply, the topside communications node structured and arranged to send an acoustic signal to one or more of the battery-powered intermediate communications nodes to place same in the active mode; wherein the power supply of the topside communications node is sufficient to enable communications directly with the intermediate communications node most remote from the surface and greater than the battery power provided to each of the intermediate communications nodes..

Vehicle system, battery system and control method thereof

A battery system is provided. The system includes a battery and a sensor unit having a voltage sensor that detects a voltage of the battery and a current sensor that detects a charging and discharging current of the battery.
Hyundai Motor Company

Energy management system

A battery management system including sheets, a buffer circuit, and a master management system. The sheets each include energy storage devices and an active balancing circuit configured to use power received from a portion of the devices to charge a lowest voltage one of the devices.
Ten-d Energies, Inc.

Method of energizing electric vehicle power train with multiple and independently controlled battery packs

This invention provides a method of energizing electric vehicle (ev) power train with multiple and independently controlled battery packs. In this method, an ev can have one or more battery packs installed, only limited by the ev's physical spaces of the battery pack connector.

Hands-free conductive battery charger for an electric vehicle

A conductive charging system for use with an offboard ac or dc power supply and a plug-in vehicle includes a conductive armature, an electromagnetic relay, and a switch. The armature is connected directly to the power supply and deploys into electrical contact with the vehicle in response to the vehicle weight.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Power tool

A power tool includes a housing. A motor is housed in the housing.
Black & Decker Inc.

Tamper proof circuit for surgical instrument battery pack

A surgical instrument includes a shaft, an end effector extending distally from the shaft, and a housing extending proximally from the shaft. The housing includes a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, and a power source configured to supply power to the surgical instrument, wherein the power source includes a casing, a data storage unit, and a deactivation mechanism configured to interrupt access to data stored in the data storage unit.
Ethicon Llc

Battery powered electrical outlet

A portable electrical outlet is selectively coupled to an electrical device and a rechargeable power tool battery pack. The power tool battery pack is configured to power the electrical device when the power tool battery pack and the electrical device are coupled to the portable electrical outlet.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Battery pack cell active balancing

A device and method include determining battery external power demand on a multiple cell battery, transferring current between cells utilizing an energy accumulation device, and controlling transfer of current between the cells based on balancing current and battery external power demand while minimizing power loss.. .

Smart main electrical panel for energy generation systems

Embodiments disclose solar energy generation systems with automatic smart transfer switches. An energy generation system, including an energy generation device, an energy generation inverter coupled to the energy generation device and configured to convert direct current (dc) power from the energy generation device to alternating current (ac) power, a battery pack, a storage inverter coupled to the battery pack, where the storage inverter is configured to convert dc power from the battery pack to ac power and to convert ac power into dc power for storing energy into the battery pack, and a smart main electrical panel coupled to receive ac power from at least one of the energy generation inverter, the storage inverter, and a utility grid, where the smart main electrical panel includes one or more motorized circuit breakers configured to be remotely controlled to manage the power flow to one or more loads..
Solarcity Corporation

System for enhancing power tools with an adapter

An adapter for electrically connecting a power tool battery pack with a power tool and/or a power tool battery pack charger. The adapter has a controller, and a wireless communication circuit connected to the controller for wireless communication with a computing device, the wireless communication circuit receiving data from the computing device.
Black & Decker Inc.

Anode for lithium air battery and preparation method thereof

Provided herein is an anode for a lithium air battery with a long lifetime and high lithium ion conductivity and a method for preparing thereof. The anode includes a lithium metal and a protective layer disposed on one surface of the lithium metal, in which the protective layer includes an inorganic material-based solid electrolyte powder dispersed in a polymer matrix..
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery pack containing phase change material

A battery pack for a vehicle is presented. The battery pack comprises a plurality of bricks, each brick of the plurality of bricks comprising a phase change material block, a side of the phase change material block defining a plurality of channels, and a plurality of battery cells, each battery cell being disposed at least in part in the phase change material block; and at least one connector for electrically connecting a first one of the plurality of bricks to a second one of the plurality of bricks, the at least one connector being disposed at least partially in one of the plurality of channels..
Consortium De Recherche Brp - Universite De Sherbrooke S.e.n.c.

Cold storage charging system and method

Systems and methods for temperature control for an energy source of a material handling vehicle. The system includes a battery management system in communication with the energy source that can also be in communication with a charger.
The Raymond Corporation

Metal-organic framework electrodes for sodium ion batteries

A sodium ion battery comprises a cathode having a porous redox active metal-organic framework material. The battery can be an organic electrolyte sodium ion battery wherein the electrolyte comprises a sodium salt dissolved in an organic solvent or mixture of organic solvents.
National Technology & Engineering Solutions Of Sandia, Llc

Bipolar battery

Each of plurality of unit cells includes a current collecting plate including a first main surface and a second main surface that are arranged in a stacking direction of the plurality of unit cells. The unit battery includes a separator impregnated with an electrolytic solution, the unit battery being disposed on the first main surface, a seal member provided on the first main surface, the seal member surrounding a periphery of the unit battery, and the seal member being in tight contact with the current collecting plates adjacent to the seal member in the stacking direction by a pressing force from the fastening tool..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Polyarene mediators for mediated redox flow battery

The fundamental charge storage mechanisms in a number of currently studied high energy redox couples are based on intercalation, conversion, or displacement reactions. With exception to certain metal-air chemistries, most often the active redox materials are stored physically in the electrochemical cell stack thereby lowering the practical gravimetric and volumetric energy density as a tradeoff to achieve reasonable power density.
Ut-battelle, Llc

Bipolar battery assembly

A bipolar battery having: a) two or more stacks of battery plates; b) a liquid electrolyte disposed in between the battery plates to form electrochemical cells; c) a plurality of separators, wherein each individual separator is located in each electrochemical cell; d) one or more dual polar battery plates disposed between two or more stacks of battery plates, the dual polar battery plate(s) including: (i) a first anode or cathode located on one surface; (ii) a second anode or cathode located on an opposing surface; and (iii) one or more current conductors between the first anode or cathode and the second anode or cathode; and e) one or more current conduits which connect the one or more current conductors directly or indirectly to one or more battery terminals.. .
Advanced Battery Concepts, Llc

Battery pack and manufacturing method therefor

The present disclosure relates to a battery pack having improved assemblability, processability, and durability, and configured to stably maintain a stack of cartridges. According to an aspect of the present disclosure, the battery pack includes: vertically arranged secondary cells each including an electrode assembly, an electrolyte, and a pouch-type case; vertically stacked cartridges accommodating the secondary cells in inner spaces thereof and including coupling holes; a lower end plate including a plate-shaped metallic material and placed on a lower portion of a stack of the secondary cells and the cartridges; a first fastening member fixed to the lower end plate; and a second fastening member having an elongated shape so as to stand on the lower end plate in a direction perpendicular to the lower end plate, a lower end portion of the second fastening member coupled to the first fastening member, the second fastening member being inserted through coupling holes of the cartridges..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

A portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Lithium secondary battery anode and lithium secondary battery including same

The present invention relates to a negative electrode for lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery including the same. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active layer comprising lithium, and a protective layer disposed on the negative electrode active layer, wherein the protective layer comprises a polymer matrix having a three dimensional crosslinked network structure of polymer or includes a non-crosslinked linear polymer, and an electrolyte in the polymer matrix in the amount of 100 to 1000 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the polymer matrix.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Dynamic power limit adjustment in a battery charging process

An electrical system is usable with an offboard charging station and configured to dynamically adjust a power limit of the electrical system during a battery charging process. The system includes a battery pack, charge coupler, power electronic components, temperature sensor(s), and a controller.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Electrified vehicle dc power conversion with distributed control

An electrified vehicle has a battery pack comprising series-connected battery units providing a main voltage. To supply a lower voltage bus equally from all battery units, a plurality of dc/dc converters are powered by respective units and have their outputs in parallel.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electrified vehicle power conversion for low voltage bus

An electrified vehicle high voltage battery pack has series-connected battery units or cells combining to provide the high voltage. To power a low voltage bus (e.g., for low voltage accessories or charging a low voltage battery) in a balanced manner, a plurality of dc/dc converters each has an input coupled to a respective battery unit and the converters have respective outputs coupled in parallel to the low voltage bus.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electric tool system

A power tool system includes a battery pack, a charger connectable to the battery pack, and a power tool body connectable to the battery pack. The battery pack includes a battery pack memory that stores identification information in a smallest unit allowing for communication with the charger and the power tool body.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method and sensing environment and optimizing power efficiency using an antenna

Embodiments relate to a sensing device configured to sense the environment of an antenna in a wireless communications or wireless power transfer device without impacting data signal or transferred power integrity. By incorporating a sensing device in the wireless device that operates outside the data signal operating and operational power transfer frequency(s) of the antenna, send/receive data signal integrity may be retained while sensing the environment of the antenna.
Commsense Inc.

Distributed battery management system

The present disclosure relates to a distributed battery management system. The system includes a master module and at least one slave module.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Wireless charging device and wearable device

The present invention discloses a wireless charging device, comprising a power generation module, a power storage module, a wireless charging emitting module and a wireless charging receiving module, and the power generation module can generate current in a motion state, and the power storage module comprises an electrical energy transmission unit and an automatic power storage unit electrically coupled to the electrical energy transmission unit, and the automatic power storage unit is employed to store the current generated by the power generation module, and the electrical energy transmission unit is employed to provide electrical energy to the wireless charging emitting module, and the wireless charging emitting module transmits the electrical energy to the wireless charging receiving module. The wireless charging device can charge the apparatus to be charged anytime and extend the battery life of the apparatus to be charged..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Power tool

A power tool capable of appropriately performing discharge control with respect to respective battery packs whose battery types are different from each other. The power tool includes: a battery connecting part to which one of a first battery pack and a second battery pack having capacity smaller than that of the first battery pack is detachably attachable; a motor driven by electric power supplied from the battery pack; current detection means configured to detect a discharge current flowing from the battery pack to the motor; cut-off controlling means configured to cut off the discharge current when the discharge current becomes equal to or larger than a current threshold; and battery type discrimination means configured to discriminate the battery pack connected to the battery connecting part.
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Multi-functional high capacity portable power charger

A portable charger is capable of jump starting a 12v car battery as well as charging 5v portable electronic devices. The charger includes a charger battery; a power supply operatively connected with the charger battery; at least one usb output jack operatively connected with the power supply for providing +5v usb power; and positive and negative jumper cable jacks operatively connected with the power supply for providing +12 v dc power to jump start a vehicle battery..
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Optimizer battery pv energy generation systems

Embodiments disclose an energy generation system including a photovoltaic (pv) array having a plurality of pv modules for generating direct current (dc) power, a plurality of opti-battery packs coupled to the pv array, where each opti-battery pack is coupled to a respective pv module and configured to receive dc power from the respective pv module, and an inverter configured to receive dc power from the plurality of opti-battery packs and to convert the dc power to alternating current (ac) power.. .
Solarcity Corporation

Automatic smart transfer switch for energy generation systems

Embodiments disclose solar energy generation systems with automatic smart transfer switches. An energy generation system includes an array of pv modules, a pv inverter coupled to the array of pv modules, and a battery pack configured to store dc power from the pv modules and output the stored dc power.
Solarcity Corporation

Cooling system for a battery pack system for quickly addressing thermal runaway

A battery pack system includes a battery pack module having a plurality of sealed battery cell containers, each having at least one battery cell configured to store electrical energy and a port. The battery pack system further includes a battery pack management system having a controller and a plurality of sensors operatively connected to the controller.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Secondary battery, electrolytic solution, battery pack, electronic device, and electrical vehicle

A secondary battery capable of improving cycle characteristics, conservation characteristics, and load characteristics is provided. The secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution.
Sony Corporation

Battery, battery pack, and uninterruptible power supply

The present invention provides a battery, including a cathode, a anode, and an electrolyte solution. The cathode includes a cathode active substance and a cathode current collector.
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery includes first and second electrodes, a separator separating the first and second electrodes, an active material, an electrolytic solution containing a redox species, and a circulation mechanism. The active material is insoluble in the electrolytic solution.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

The present invention relates to a battery pack capable of improving stability from safety issues occurring in an overcurrent state. The battery pack includes a unit cell, a bus bar electrically connected to the unit cell and short-circuited by overcurrent, and a protection part disposed in the bus bar to absorb spark occurring when the bus bar is short-circuited..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Series-coupling component for battery pack and battery pack

A series-coupling component for a battery pack includes a circular plate-shaped bulkhead portion, a cylinder portion taking the bulkhead portion as a top surface and opening downward, an upper end side of the unit battery being inserted into the cylinder portion, and a wall surface portion erected upwardly along a peripheral edge of the bulkhead portion to hold a lower end side of the unit battery, separated by a cutout portion from an upper end of a cylindrical side surface up to a top surface of the bulkhead portion at a part of the cylindrical side surface that opens at the upper side taking the bulkhead portion as a bottom, the bulkhead portion has a hole that communicates in an up and down direction and a groove that has a rectangular cross-section on a top surface and opens at peripheral edges of the hole and the bulkhead portion.. .
Fdk Corporation

Bus bar module and battery pack

A bus bar module includes a plurality of bus bars, conductive portions for the respective bus bars, and a flexible flat conductor that includes insulating holding members each holding each of the conductive portions and each of the bus bars. The flexible flat conductor includes conductor connection areas for the respective bus bars in which the bus bar and an electric connecting portion are electrically connected to each other, and a connection area that connects the adjacent conductor connection areas in an arranging direction of the bus bars.
Yazaki Corporation

Damping arrangement for battery cell

A battery pack including a plurality of battery cells and a battery housing defining a plurality of receptacles each configured to support a respective one of the plurality of battery cells is provided. A plurality of damping inserts are each arranged within a respective one of the plurality of receptacles and positioned between a respective one of the plurality of battery cells and the battery housing..
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Battery pack

The present disclosure discloses a battery pack suitable for improving cooling efficiency of a cooling duct for battery cells in a battery module by reducing a sealing area between a lower case and an upper case configured to fully surround the battery module. The battery pack according to the present disclosure includes a battery module including battery cells sequentially stacked and a cooling duct located on side of the battery cells; a lower case configured to load the battery module and the cooling duct therein; and an upper case coupled to the lower case so as to cover the battery module and the cooling duct, the upper case having a vent structure on the cooling duct.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Flexible positive temperature coefficient device with battery management system

An electronic device including a protected component, a flexible positive temperature coefficient (ptc) device including a flexible sheet of ptc material coupled to a surface of the protected component, the flexible ptc device electrically connected to the protected component and adapted to arrest or mitigate electrical current flowing through the protected component upon the occurrence of an overcurrent condition, and a battery management system coupled to the flexible ptc device, the battery management system configured to measure a voltage across the flexible ptc device and to arrest or mitigate electrical current in the electronic device if the measured voltage across the flexible ptc device exceeds a predetermined threshold.. .
Littelfuse, Inc.

Method of manufacturing battery pack

(a) a used battery pack is prepared. (b) by disassembling the used battery pack, a cell etc.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Temperature measuring apparatus, electrical assembly and battery pack

The present disclosure discloses a temperature measuring apparatus, an electrical assembly, and a battery pack. The temperature measuring apparatus comprises a heat transfer element, a temperature measuring device, and a wiring board.
Tyco Electronics Technology (sip) Co. Ltd.

Engine, self-starter unit, and altering engine specifications

An engine is equipped with a starter motor which is attached to an engine main body and is configured to perform cranking of a crankshaft. The engine is further equipped with a battery pack (37).
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Electric bicycle frame and electric bicycle

The present invention relates to an electric bicycle frame and electric bicycle, the frame comprising a down tube with a housing defined therein into which an electric battery pack is inserted, the housing of the down tube having an insertion opening in its upper part for introducing the electric battery pack, such that the electric battery pack is concealed and protected inside the down tube of the frame with suitable accessibility for removal.. .
Bh Bikes Europe, S.l.

Electrically operated bicycle

Provided herein is an electrically operated bicycle including a first frame, a second frame coupled to the first frame and including a seat, a first axle frame supporting a front axle connected to a front wheel and rotatably connected to one end of the first frame, a second axle frame supporting a rear axle connected to a rear wheel, a driving member configured to apply a driving force to at least one of the front wheel and the rear wheel, a battery pack electrically connected to the driving member, and an engagement member coupled to the battery pack and configured to fix the battery pack to at least one of the first frame and the second frame.. .

Mobile x-ray apparatus

Provided is a mobile x-ray apparatus including: an x-ray radiator configured to emit x-rays; a battery configured to supply power to the x-ray radiator; a charger configured to charge the battery; a battery management system (bms) configured to receive power from the battery or the charger and output a first signal based on a state of the battery; and a first switch configured to be turned off according to the first signal to prevent power from being supplied to the bms, wherein the first switch is further configured to be turned on by power supplied from the charger when the bms is shut down.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for controlling electronically operable access devices using wi-fi and radio frequency technology

Systems and methods are disclosed for controlling access devices including wi-fi and dual radio communications between an access control database and one or more access devices in a facility. The systems and methods allow real time communications between the database and the access devices utilizing existing communications wi-fi infrastructure in the facility while minimizing loss of battery life of the access devices by employing the radio network to target all or a portion of the access devices for communications when needed..
Schlage Lock Company Llc

Power distribution device for use with portable battery

A power distribution device for use with rechargeable batteries, such as power tool batteries or battery packs, that is capable of powering a number of accessory devices such as geographical positioning system devices, depth finders, phones and radios.. .

Battery pack

An inner case affixes single cells and has multiple individual storage chambers. A fluid drive device draws a fluid after passing through the individual storage chambers to form a circulation flow.
Denso Corporation

Battery module

Provided is a battery module including a first cooling plate, a battery pack mounted on the first cooling plate, a cover to shield the battery pack, the cover being coupled to the first cooling plate, a coupling portion fixed to the cover, and a circuit module into which the coupling portion is inserted, the circuit module being mounted on the cover to be electrically connected to the battery pack.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Space efficient battery pack designs

A battery pack includes a first side oriented battery assembly, a second side oriented battery assembly, and a vent chamber arranged between the first side oriented battery assembly and the second side oriented battery assembly. The first and second side oriented battery assemblies are thus arranged to share a common vent chamber.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack for a handheld power tool

A battery pack for a handheld power tool, having a cell holder that accommodates at least one battery cell, the battery cell having a cladding surface that runs parallel to a longitudinal axis, the cladding surface being limited by two end faces that run perpendicular to the longitudinal axis, and the cladding surface and the end faces forming an outer shell of the battery cell, and a battery pack electronics. The battery pack electronics includes at least one circuit board having contact elements for producing an electrical connection between the battery pack and the handheld power tool, in addition at least one contact arrangement corresponding to the battery cell is provided, the contact arrangement electrically contacting the corresponding battery cell at the cladding surface..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electrolyte solution, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, power storage apparatus, and power system

A battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution, in which the electrolyte solution contains a predetermined compound.. .
Sony Corporation

Composite membrane, preparing the composite membrane, and lithium air battery including the composite membrane

A composite membrane includes an ion-conductive polymer layer; and a plurality of gas blocking inorganic particles non-continuously aligned on the ion-conductive polymer layer, wherein the composite membrane has a radius of curvature of about 10 millimeters or less.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Battery pack for a handheld machine tool

A battery pack for a handheld machine tool, having a cell holder and at least one battery cell, the cell holder accommodating the at least one battery cell, and the battery cell having a lateral area that extends parallel to a longitudinal axis, the lateral area being delimited by two end faces that extend at a right angle to the longitudinal axis and on which the electrical poles of the battery cell are located. At least one elastic, heat-conductive insert is situated between at least one end face of the battery cell and a wall of the battery pack housing extending parallel to the end face of the battery cell.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery pack and manufacturing method therefor

The present disclosure relates to a battery pack having improved assemblability, processability, and productivity, and configured to reduce manufacturing costs and enhance the scalability and durability of a pack case. The battery pack includes: a cell assembly including a plurality of secondary cells and a plurality of cartridges, the cartridges being configured to be stacked on one another and to accommodate the secondary cells while surrounding outer circumferential portions of the secondary cells from outsides of the secondary cells; a lower housing having an empty inner space to accommodate the cell assembly in the inner space, the lower housing being opened on an upper side thereof; a lower end plate including a plate-shaped metallic material and placed in surface contact with a lower surface of the lower housing; and a lower cover placed on a lower portion of the lower end plate to cover the lower end plate, the lower cover being fixedly coupled to the lower housing..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack which includes at least one surface and a plurality of cell holders inclined with respect to at least one surface. The cell holders have a size sufficient to hold respective battery cells inclined with respect to the at least one surface..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and methods for selective coding of images

Apparatus and methods for resolution based, selective retrieval, of various portions of video content for e.g., accelerated rendering. Embodiments described herein select different portions of content to retrieve at different resolutions; content of interest can be rendered at high resolution, boundary content can be retrieved and/or rendered at low resolution.
Gopro, Inc.

Analyzing and controlling performance in a composite battery module

A method for performance analysis and use management of a battery module is disclosed, wherein the battery module includes a multitude of interconnected battery cells and a battery management system with a plurality of dedicated analysis/control units (acus) that analyze performance of the battery module, the acus being assigned to individual battery cells and/or battery blocks of battery module. The method includes measuring current and voltage of one or more of an individual battery cell and a battery block; calculating a charge removal from the one or more of the individual battery cell and the battery block; calculating a loading charge of the one or more of the individual battery cell and the battery block; determining the remaining charge of the one or more of the individual battery cell and the battery block; and failure monitoring of the one or more of the individual battery cell and the battery block..
International Business Machines Corporation

System and selecting charging source for electrified vehicle

A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, charging a battery pack of an electrified vehicle using an amount of harvested energy from an energy harvesting device and an amount of energy from a grid. The amount of harvested energy is predicted based on at least a weather forecast..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Energy generation and storage system with electric vehicle charging capability

An inverter includes a battery pack connection for supplying energy to or receiving energy from a photovoltaic string, a battery pack, an ac grid connection for supplying power to or receiving power from an ac grid, a connection for supplying power to a home back-up load, an electric vehicle connection for supplying to and receiving power from an electric vehicle (ev) battery, and a control input configured to receive one or more control signals for controlling the flow of power within the inverter. The inverter, under the control of the one or more control signals, converts power received from one of different power sources and provides the converted power to charge a battery of the ev..
Solarcity Corporation

Modular drive system for skateboards

A modular motorized drive system for skateboards allows users to quickly and easily swap out electronics, battery packs, motors, and other components on their skateboards with replacement or upgraded components. Users can thereby keep their skateboards for long periods of time without the skateboards becoming outdated.
Dash Electric, Inc.

Surface cleaning apparatus with cordless convertible handheld configuration

In an embodiment, a surface cleaning apparatus is disclosed. The surface cleaning apparatus including a surface cleaning head, a handheld unit, at least one tube configured to be removably coupled between the handheld unit and the surface cleaning head such that an air flow path is formed from the surface cleaning head through the tube to the handheld unit, and a battery pack electrically connected to the handheld unit and configured to be removably mounted to the surface cleaning head, to the tube, and/or to the handheld unit..
Sharkninja Operating Llc

Power tool electronics

A battery waking circuit and a battery leakage circuit are provided. The battery waking circuit includes a first battery pack and a second battery pack connected in series and a first switch connected to the first battery pack along a first current path.
Ac (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Method and system for charging multi-cell lithium-based battery packs

A method and system for charging multi-cell lithium-based batteries. In some aspects, a battery charger includes a housing, at least one terminal to electrically connect to a battery pack supported by the housing, and a controller operable to provide a charging current to the battery pack through the at least one terminal.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Systems and methods for management of asymmetrical multi-tapped battery packs

This disclosure describes a battery pack that includes a plurality of asymmetrical banks, with different capacities and/or voltages, and multiple taps, coupled to the corresponding banks, to power electrical loads. The battery pack also comprise a balancing circuit and a battery management unit.
Apple Inc.

Battery thermal management assembly

A battery thermal management assembly is provided. The battery thermal management assembly includes a vehicle thermal assembly including a first thermal exchange module arranged adjacent to a first thermal exchange circuit.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Battery pack for electric vehicle

Disclosed is a battery pack for an electric vehicle including a battery cell module, a battery receiving region in which a cell module support unit configured to support the battery cell module is provided, a cooling plate provided between the battery cell module and the cell module support unit, the cooling plate having a shape corresponding to a shape of the battery cell module, and a gap prevention pad configured to prevent a gap from being formed between the cooling plate and the battery cell module when the battery cell module is fixed in the battery receiving region, thereby preventing deterioration in cooling performance and durability.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Temperature measuring assembly, electrical device assembly, battery pack connecting assembly and battery pack

The present invention discloses a temperature measuring assembly, electrical device assembly, battery pack connecting assembly and battery pack. The temperature measuring assembly comprises a temperature measuring element, an output connector and a heat transfer component.
Tyco Electronics (shanghai) Co. Ltd.

Estimation of cell voltage excursion in the presence of battery pack sensing faults

A method and system are disclosed for estimating cell voltage excursion in a battery pack in the presence of a sensing fault in which actual cell voltages of first and second battery cells in a block of battery cells become unknown or missing. The sensing fault is detected, and a cell voltage is determined for each cell in the block other than the first and second cells.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Secondary battery, manufacturing same, and battery pack employing same

A secondary battery including an electrode body that includes a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate, an outer body that houses the electrode body, a metal sealing plate that seals an opening of the outer body, a positive electrode collector electrically connected to the positive electrode plate and the sealing plate, a negative electrode external terminal connected to the negative electrode plate through a negative electrode collector. In the secondary battery, a first projection and a second projection are formed on a surface of the sealing plate on a battery inner side, the positive electrode collector includes a first opening and a cut-out, the first projection is disposed in the first opening, the first projection and an edge portion of the first opening is welded and connected to each other, and the second projection is disposed in the cut-out..
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Redox flow battery electrode, and redox flow battery

A redox flow electrode according to one aspect of the present invention is a redox flow battery electrode disposed between an ion exchange membrane and a bipolar plate, wherein the electrode includes a conductive sheet containing carbon nanotubes having an average fiber diameter of 1 μm or less, and a porous sheet that is laminated to the conductive sheet and is formed from fibers having an average fiber diameter of greater than 1 μm.. .
Showa Denko K.k.

Battery pack

A battery pack has bus bars, a battery stack which is an assembly of plural battery cells, a bus bar casing which supports a bus bar casing, and a cover member. Electrode terminals of battery cells adjacently arranged in the battery stack are connected together through the bus bars.
Yazaki Corporation

Battery module and battery pack comprising same

A battery module is provided. A battery module according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a cartridge assembly including a plurality of cartridges, each cartridge accommodating a battery cell, a casing including an opening formed therein and accommodating the cartridge assembly through the opening and surrounding the cartridge assembly, and a cover coupled to the opening of the casing, in which the cover includes a pressurizing portion pressurizing the battery cell when the battery cell swells..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

Each battery module of a battery pack includes a stack of serially connected battery cells, a gas discharge duct extending in a cell arrangement direction to guide gas discharged from a relief valve of each battery cell to an outside of the battery module, the gas discharge duct having a first connection opening at one end and a second connection opening at the other end, a first connection terminal piece having an inner end portion electrically connected to an electrode of one of the battery cells at one end of the serial connection and an outer end portion disposed inside the first connection opening, and a second connection terminal piece having an inner end portion electrically connected to an electrode of another one of the battery cells at another end of the serial connection and an outer end portion disposed inside the second connection opening.. .
Denso Corporation

Battery module

A battery module includes a battery pack, a circuit to control charge and discharge operations of the battery pack, a connector through which current is output from the battery pack, a fuse block to selectively interrupt current of the battery pack, a frame to support the circuit, the connector, and the fuse block; and a coupling block accommodating the circuit at a first side and supporting the connector and the fuse block at a second side at upward positions relative to the frame.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack and vehicle comprising the same

Provided is a battery pack including a pack case configured to form an exterior; a cell assembly accommodated in the pack case, and including a plurality of battery cells respectively including electrode leads; a pack cover configured to cover the pack case so as to package the cell assembly; and a lead connecting substrate provided between the cell assembly and the pack cover, configured to connect the electrode leads of the plurality of battery cells to one another, and including insert-molded terminals penetrating through the pack cover to be connected to an external power supply.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Electrolyte, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, power storage apparatus, and power system

[solving means] a battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte. The electrolyte includes an electrolyte solution containing a solvent, an electrolyte salt, and a compound having a predetermined structure..
Sony Corporation





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