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 Visual inspection device patent thumbnailVisual inspection device
A visual inspection device includes a body having a support portion and a grip portion extending from the support portion. The device also includes a flexible cable having a first end portion coupled to the body and a second end portion, and a camera assembly coupled to the second end portion of the flexible cable.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation


 Balanced battery charging system patent thumbnailBalanced battery charging system
A multi-cell battery pack charging system adjusts each battery cell's charging current to synchronize the completion of charge. The battery pack is charged as a whole, and need only be charged once, and without requiring charge shuttling, resistive charge balancing or inductive charge dumping.
Microchip Technology Incorporated


 Charger terminal and charger patent thumbnailCharger terminal and charger
A charger terminal disclosed herein may include a first spring having one end fixed to a support structure; a bend extending from another end of the first spring and bending back at an angle of 90 degrees or more; and a second spring having one end extending from the bend, and another end configured capable of contacting the support structure. A charger configured to charge a battery pack disclosed herein may include the charger terminal.
Makita Corporation


 Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailSecondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
A secondary battery includes a cathode; an anode; and (1) a first polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the cathode, (2) a second polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the anode, or (3) the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer. One or both of the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer contain a polymer compound containing fluorine (f) as a constituent element and a conductive material dispersed in the polymer compound..
Sony Corporation


 Lithium air battery having multi-layered electrolyte membrane and manufacturing method thereof patent thumbnailLithium air battery having multi-layered electrolyte membrane and manufacturing method thereof
Disclosed herein are a lithium air battery having a multi-layered electrolyte membrane and a method of manufacturing the same. The lithium air battery includes a first electrolyte membrane capable of obtaining high ionic conductivity on a lithium negative electrode surface while minimizing the content of polymer and positioning a second electrolyte membrane with high resistance to oxygen radicals on the air electrode.
Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)


 Battery pack manufacturing method using hot-melt fixing structure and battery pack manufactured using the same patent thumbnailBattery pack manufacturing method using hot-melt fixing structure and battery pack manufactured using the same
Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing a battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly received in a battery case, made of a laminate sheet including a resin layer and a metal layer, together with an electrolytic solution.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


 Electrode structure,  manufacturing thereof and use thereof, and stack structure of redox flow battery patent thumbnailElectrode structure, manufacturing thereof and use thereof, and stack structure of redox flow battery
This invention relates to an electrode structure including a porous electrode that simultaneously performs the functions both of a bipolar plate and of a felt electrode and has a pattern layer or a mesh layer serving as a flow path on the surface thereof, a method of manufacturing the same, and a redox flow battery stack configuration for decreasing shunt current.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research


 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle patent thumbnailNonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle
Wherein an atomic concentration of manganese is 1 atm % or more and 15 atm % or less in a region from a surface to a depth d of the negative electrode active material layer and the depth d is more than 0 nm and 10 nm or less.. .

 System and  detecting voltage of battery pack patent thumbnailSystem and detecting voltage of battery pack
A system and method for detecting voltage of a battery pack. The system comprises a level transfer circuit array, a multipath data selector, a decoder, a trimming calibration circuit, and an output buffer.
China Resources Powtech (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


 Battery holder, battery receiving case, battery pack, electricity accumulation system, electronic instrument, electric vehicle, and electric power system patent thumbnailBattery holder, battery receiving case, battery pack, electricity accumulation system, electronic instrument, electric vehicle, and electric power system
There is provided a battery holder including: a plurality of battery cell receiving sections for receiving a battery cell. A deformation section elastically deformed depending on transmission of external impact, and a space section for allowing the deformation section to be elastically deformed are formed between a peripheral surface of one battery cell receiving section and a peripheral surface of another battery cell receiving section..
Sony Corporation


Method of estimating battery life, battery life estimation device, electric vehicle, and electric power supply apparatus

A method of estimating a battery life includes: for a secondary battery having a degradation rate r when x days have elapsed after initial charge of the secondary battery, calculating a degradation estimation value (x+y) days after the initial charge from degradation master data, the degradation master data being identified with use of conditions of temperature t provided for the calculation and a battery state s provided for the calculation; and deriving number of elapsed days xcorr giving the degradation rate r based on the identified degradation master data, and calculating the degradation estimation value (xcorr+y) days after the initial charge from the identified degradation master data.. .
Sony Corporation

Solar vehicle-borne air-conditioning system

A vehicle-borne solar air-conditioning system includes: power supply management controller, battery pack, ac power supply, controller, air-conditioning system; wherein the power supply management controller is used to manage the solar cell set to charge and discharge the battery pack and manage the motor vehicle power supply to charge and discharge the battery pack; the backup power module is used to manage the ac power to charge and discharge the battery pack; the master control module is used to set the working mode, control the solar power supply management module, motor vehicle generation power supply management module and the backup power module to work in a set working mode. The present invention integrates solar energy resources and ac power supply to manage comprehensively three kinds of power supplies through the power supply management controller and allocates them to the motor vehicle air-conditioning system rationally..
Shanghai Ying Ta Aircondition Enterprise Co., Ltd

Surgical stapler having a powered handle

A powered handle for a surgical stapler can have a drive system including an electric motor. The powered handle can include a manual articulation mechanism to articulate a jaw assembly coupled to a reload shaft connected to the handle.
Applied Medical Resources Corporation

System and securely storing and charging mobile devices

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Secure mobile device charging and cleaning systems

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Power tool, battery pack, and combination, and controlling the same

A battery pack, power tool, and power tool combination. The battery pack includes one or more battery cells, a first terminal electrically connected to the one or more battery cells, a high current power supply terminal, a power switch electrically connected between the one or more battery cells and the high current power supply terminal, and a low current power supply terminal electrically connected to the one or more battery cells.
Ac (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Multi-function external attachment and safety circuit for a portable power charger

A jump-start kit includes a control unit with a safety circuit and a portable power bank. The power bank and control unit are capable of jump-starting a 12 v car battery as well as charging at least one 5 v portable electronic device.
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Battery pack and connecting circuits of battery modules

A battery pack and connecting circuits of battery modules. The battery pack includes a plurality battery modules connected in series, wherein each battery module is provided with a connecting circuit.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Rechargeable battery pack for an electro-optical reader, and charging the battery pack and powering the reader with the charged battery pack

A battery pack for an electro-optical reader includes a rechargeable battery and a printed circuit board (pcb), both mounted in a battery housing. First and second electrical connectors are supported by the same pcb and/or the battery housing.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Charger circuit with battery protection mechanism

A charger circuit for use in controlling charge of a battery pack, which includes a charge control switch and a control unit. The charger circuit has at least one power output terminal and one connection terminal for coupling the battery pack.
Mediatek Inc.

Battery management system with multiple observers

A method of managing a battery system using a battery management system. The method includes receiving, measured characteristics of one or more battery cells from one or more sensors, receiving, estimated parameters of the battery cells, estimating, one or more states of the battery cells by applying a battery model based on the measured characteristics and the estimated parameters of the battery cells, updating, at least a portion of the estimated parameters based at least in part on the estimation of the states of the battery cells by applying two or more separate battery models, updating, the one or more states of the battery cells based at least in part on the updated estimated parameters of the battery cells, and regulating charging or discharging of the battery based on the updated estimation of the states of the battery cells..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage for electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a tray configured to receive a plurality of battery housings and having a bottom surface for supporting the plurality of battery housings from below.
Faraday&future Inc.

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage in electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include an enclosure and a channel passing through the enclosure.
Faraday&future Inc.

Battery cooling structure and the cover plate

A battery cooling structure has a plurality of cooling passages that are formed on a surface of a cover plate attachable to a battery pack and that are for taking in cooling air into the battery pack, and a connection passage that is formed in a direction intersecting with the plurality of cooling passages on the surface of the cover plate, and that connects the plurality of cooling passages with one another to allow interchange of the cooling air. The battery pack is arranged in a center console box between a driver seat and a front passenger seat of a vehicle.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

High performance redox flow battery stack

A redox flow battery stack cell frame comprising a support frame and a monolithic bipolar plate integrated within the support frame is disclosed. The bipolar plate comprises a plurality of interdigitated flow channels on at least one surface.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Lithium-ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, and electronic device

A lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing an active material, and an electrolytic solution, in which the active material contains, as constituent elements, si, o, and at least one element m1 selected from li, c, mg, al, ca, ti, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, cu, ge, zr, mo, ag, sn, ba, w, ta, na, and k, and the atomic ratio x (o/si) of o to si is 0.5≦x≦1.8.. .
Sony Corporation

Battery connection sheet and preparing the same, battery connection assembly, battery module, battery package and electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a battery connection sheet, including: a first part, including a first metal sheet, a first buffer portion and a first connection portion, and a second part, including a second metal sheet connected with the first connection portion via electromagnetic pulse welding.. .
Byd Company Limited

Vent devices for electrified vehicle battery packs

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an enclosure that houses at least one battery cell and a vent device comprised of a polymeric material and adapted to discharge battery vent byproducts vented by the battery cell to a location external to the enclosure while preventing ingress of environmental fluids into the enclosure.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack securing method

An exemplary securing method includes securing a battery pack relative to a portion of an electrified vehicle by engaging a retention feature inside a perimeter of a battery pack enclosure, and by fastening the battery pack enclosure to the portion with at least one fastener outside the perimeter. The perimeter is established by a plurality of sidewalls and endwalls of the battery pack enclosure..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Fabric-friendly type secondary battery package

The present invention relates to a battery package attached to an external substrate, which includes an electronic circuit and a power terminal electrically connected to the electronic circuit, to supply power to the electronic circuit, or to accumulate energy by collecting power. A battery package, according to an exemplary embodiment, comprises: a battery unit that has one or more secondary battery cells and leads that are connected to the secondary battery cells and exposed; a flexible encapsulation body that accommodates the battery unit therein; exposed electrodes that are exposed on the surface of the flexible encapsulation body and are electrically connected to the leads to electrically connect to the electronic circuit; and a first velcro part mounted on the surface of the flexible encapsulation body..
Jenax Inc.

Battery pack

Provided are a pack main body of a substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape in which a battery cell is embedded, and a terminal portion provided on a front face of the pack main body. The pack main body includes bevelled portions at corner portions formed by a top face and a bottom face and opposite side faces.
Sony Corporation

Wireless battery management system and operating the same

A wireless battery management system manages at least one battery unit, and the system includes at least one battery tester and a wireless terminal apparatus. The at least one battery tester is electrically connected to the at least one battery unit.
Dhc Specialty Corp.

Inspection apparatus and inspection battery pack for on-site electric apparatus

One aspect of the present disclosure is an inspection apparatus of a battery pack for an on-site electric apparatus, which comprises a coupler, a discharger, a changer, a discharge performing device, a voltage value detector, and a calculator. The changer detects one of a nominal voltage value of the battery pack coupled to the coupler and a voltage value of a battery in the battery pack, and reduces a discharge time of the battery and/or a discharge current value of the battery as the detected value is larger..
Makita Corporation

Battery pack of electric vehicle, electric vehicle chassis and replacing battery modules

Provided are systems and methods for configuring battery packs in electric vehicles. A battery pack may include a plurality of battery modules, a support part, and at least one opening provided on the support part.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Dynamic adjustment of battery current limits based on usage

A method for dynamically adjusting a battery current limit in a system having a battery pack includes determining a battery pack current as a charge current flowing into or a discharge current flowing from the battery pack, and also calculating a time-windowed average current for each of the charge current, the discharge current, and an rms current of the battery pack. The battery current limit may be dynamically adjusted when any or all of the calculated time-windowed averages exceeds a corresponding calibrated control threshold.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors

Example systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors are disclosed. An example disclosed vehicle includes a battery pack, a hvac control module, and an electronic control unit that includes a range calculator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Chiropractic adjustor system and method

A portable battery power operated chiropractic adjusting instrument, manipulator or thruster for applying a selectable adjustment energy impulse to a patient through a plunger having a resilient or cushioned head with the energy impulse applied to the plunger being supplied by a solenoid. The adjusting instrument can have annunciators or indicators for preload, readiness to operate, level of energy impulse and the like.
Activator Methods International, Ltd.

Battery pack for wirelessly charging two or more devices

A rechargeable battery pack includes a housing, one or more rechargeable batteries contained in the housing, a first inductive coil, a second inductive coil, and electrical circuitry. The first inductive coil is configured for inductively transferring first electrical power from the one or more rechargeable batteries to a first electronic device through a first wireless charging interface according to a first charging interface protocol.
Otter Products, Llc

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

An electrical combination. The electrical combination comprises a battery pack configured to be interfaced with a hand held power tool, a control component, and a semiconducting switch.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Apparatus and balance charging battery pack using charge characteristic curve

Balance resistors and switching elements, each of the balance resistors and switching elements being respectively connected to the plurality of battery cells in parallel; a balance controller controlling a switching element connected to the target battery cell to be balanced, thereby the cell voltage of the target battery cell is consumed by an associated balance resistor; and a charge current controller decreasing the charge current output from the charger.. .

Submerged cell modular battery system

An apparatus includes a plurality of battery cells and a case. The case may be configured to hold the plurality of battery cells.
Xing Mobility

Magnesium battery having an electrolyte containing cations of magnesium and sodium

A magnesium-ion battery containing an anode of magnesium metal, a cathode, capable of absorption and release of na ions; and a nonaqueous electrolyte containing a sodium ion salt selected from nahmds, napf6 and a sodium carborane and a magnesium ion salt selected from phmgcl—alcl3 (apc), a mg carborane, and mghmds—cl is provided.. .
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Battery, a battery element and a forming a battery

A battery, a battery element and a method for forming a battery element are provided. In an embodiment, a battery element includes a substrate with a plurality of trenches extending into the substrate, wherein a part of a trench of the plurality of trenches is filled with a solid state battery structure, and wherein the trench of the plurality of trenches comprises a cavity..
Infineon Technologies Ag

System and condition monitoring of redox flow batteries using data analytics

One embodiment provides a method for predicting maintenance of a redox flow battery, the method including: receiving, from a plurality of sensors, data regarding characteristics of the redox flow battery; weighting, using a processor, each of the characteristics to form an estimated state parameter for the redox flow battery; and determining, using the processor, a maintenance action for the redox flow battery using the estimated state parameter. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including a positive electrode and a negative electrode is provided. The positive electrode includes linixm1-xo2 wherein m is a metal element including mn, and x is within a range of 0.5≦x≦1.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery pack

In a battery pack, circuit board and thin cells are insert-molded in resin mold portion formed by a die, and are fixed to fixed positions. At least one of thin cells is disposed at a position where circuit board faces terminal surface.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery structure and integration

A portable electronic device is described. This portable electronic device includes an external housing with a cavity defined by an edge.
Apple Inc.

Portable power tool, battery pack, and cell configurations for same

Various battery packs are presented for use with twenty volt (20 v) power tools. In some embodiments, one or more lithium-ion battery cells of the battery packs are received by a handle of the power tool..
Sears Brands, L.l.c.

Battery packaging material

A battery packaging material has an excellent ink printing characteristic on a base-layer-side surface. This battery packaging material has a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, with the wet tensile strength of the surface of the base layer being 32 mn/m or greater..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Ptc device and secondary battery having same

A ptc device as well as an electrical device such as a battery pack or a dry-cell type secondary cell containing a ptc device and a secondary cell is made more compact. The ptc device includes (1) a ptc component including a laminar polymer ptc element having an electrically conductive filler and a polymer material, and a metal electrode disposed on a surface of each side of the polymer ptc element; and (2) a lead positioned at least in part on the metal electrode of the ptc component, and connected to the metal electrode by an electrically conductive material an exposed part of the electrically conductive material is covered by a protective member including a polypropylene resin, a nylon resin or an epoxy resin..
Littelfuse Japan G.k.

Battery packaging material

battery packaging material wherein a sheet-like laminated body is formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, metal layer, and sealant layer, the battery packaging material being equipped with substantially rectangular space that is formed to protrude from the sealant layer side toward the base layer side, and accommodates a battery element on the sealant layer side. In planar view from the base layer side view, a first and second curved sections are provided from the center portion toward the battery packaging material end parts, in a cross section in the thickness direction on a line connecting opposing corner parts protruding in a substantially rectangular shape.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Face cleaning apparatus

A face cleaning apparatus includes a brush head, a case, a transmission shaft, and an eccentric wheel module. The case has a throughhole.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Assisted cell acquisition for low cost wireless devices

Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for assisted cell acquisition by a wireless node, such as a smartphone, enhanced machine type communications (emtc) device, and/or wearable. In one aspect, a method is provided which may be performed by the wireless node.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Handheld work apparatus having an electric motor

A handheld work apparatus has an electric motor for driving a tool. A function module is to be connected to a battery pack via electrical contacts, there being provided an electrical operating switch, for putting the electric motor into operation, which is coupled to an actuating element of the handheld work apparatus.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Electronic control unit for operating an electric motor having a braking resistor

An electronic control unit is configured to operate an electric motor from a rechargeable battery pack. The control unit has a circuit board with electronic components for driving the electric motor.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Power over ethernet emergency lighting system

A system for providing power over ethernet emergency lighting is disclosed. The system includes a rechargeable battery pack that is charged without interfering with data signals present on a power over ethernet link that provides normal lighting.
Iota Engineering Llc

Battery management system

A battery management system for monitoring battery cells of an uninterruptible power supply (ups) coupled to a medical imaging load. The battery management system includes a first slave configured to obtain an operating parameter of a first battery cell.
Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

Buoy-based electric power system

Electrical power may be provided to a subsea system, which may include one or more battery packs, from a subsea power system comprising a surface buoy which comprises an electrical power generator and a surface buoy power outlet operatively in communication with the power generator; a subsea battery bank which comprises a predetermined set of batteries, a subsea battery bank power inlet operatively in communication with the surface buoy power outlet and with the predetermined set of batteries, and a subsea battery bank power outlet operatively in communication with the predetermined set of batteries. The subsea power system is deployed at sea, by way of example and not limitation including by use of an autonomous vehicle, and generates electrical power at the power generator which may be provided to the subsea battery bank or other structures requiring electrical power subsea..
Oceaneering International, Inc.

Charging system based on wireless communication

The present invention relates to a charging system based on wireless communication comprising: a mobile terminal, configured to transmit a control instruction and receive the query data matching user's selection according to the user's selection; a charging system, configured to receive the control instruction and charge a rechargeable battery pack according to the control instruction; a wireless communication, configured to interact with data between the mobile terminal and the charging system; wherein, the mobile terminal comprises: a query unit, configured to receive the query data inputted by the user and read the query data stored in a memory unit and matching the query according to the query data. User may get a charging curve and/or a remaining charging time according to the acquisition data.
New Focus Lighting & Power Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

A method for conducting an operation including a power tool battery pack. The battery pack can include a housing, a first cell supported by the housing and having a voltage, and a second cell supported by the housing and having a voltage.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

System and charging a battery pack

System and method for charging a battery pack. One system includes a battery pack with at least one battery cell, a memory, and a charging circuit configured to control a charging current from a charger to the battery pack.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Rapid shutdown and safety disconnect for hybrid pv systems

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe an energy generation system including a rapid shutdown mechanism configured to prevent a flow of power from a photovoltaic (pv) array when activated, a battery pack comprising one or more power storage devices, and an inverter coupled to the rapid shutdown mechanism and the battery pack. The inverter includes anti-islanding relays configured to electrically disconnect the inverter from a utility grid when activated transfer relays configured to electrically disconnect the inverter from a load when activated, and a detection and initiation circuit coupled to the rapid shutdown mechanism, battery pack, anti-islanding relays, and transfer relays, where the detection and initiation circuit is configured to detect a triggering event and to activate the rapid shutdown mechanism, disable the battery pack, activate the anti-islanding relays, and activate the transfer relays in response to the detection of the triggering event..
Solarcity Corporation

Lithium air battery capable of preventing electrolyte shortage

A lithium air battery is provided. The lithium air battery prevents the depletion of electrolyte and includes a separation membrane which contacts an electrolyte stored in an electrolyte tank through a gasket which contacts an outer surface of a unit cell.
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery pack systems that include polymers

Examples of battery pack systems that include polymers are a cooling system, a thermal management system, and a liquid leakage control system. The cooling system and the thermal management systems may include an upper critical solution temperature polymer or a lower critical solution temperature polymer.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries including a first battery and a second battery, and a circuit board including a main surface and a protruding surface extending from the main surface, the main surface being located at one surface of the first battery and the protruding surface being located at the second battery. The second battery is electrically connected to the circuit board through the protruding surface..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

Where a5 is a mole content ratio of a li mole content l5 to a total of a ti mole content t5 and a nb mole content n5, and a0 is a mole content ratio of a li mole content l0 to a total of a ti mole content t0 and a nb mole content n0.. .

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material includes particles of a na-containing niobium titanium composite oxide having an orthorhombic crystal structure. A peak intensity i1 of a strongest peak p1 within a range of 3350 to 3450 cm−1 is 1.6 or less in an infrared diffuse reflectivity spectrum of a surface of the particles, according to a diffuse reflectance fourier transform spectrometry measurement..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution is provided. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector, and a negative electrode mixed-materials layer disposed on the negative electrode current collector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes one or more electrode stack.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery pack, and vehicle

A non-aqueous electrolyte battery is provided with a bipolar electrode unit and an insulating layer including non-aqueous electrolyte. The insulating layer covers positive and negative electrode active material layers on both side surfaces of a current collector of a bipolar electrode of the unit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery pack, and vehicle

A non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes an electrode group including positive, negative and bipolar electrodes and separators interposed between these electrodes. In the positive electrode, positive electrode active material layers are formed on both side surfaces of a current collector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Method for manufacturing positive electrode electrolyte for redox flow battery and redox flow battery

The present disclosure relate to a method for preparing a cathode electrolyte for redox flow batteries including the steps of: forming a first cathode electrolyte by reducing vanadium pentoxide (v2o5) in an acidic solution in the presence of a specific reducing compound; forming a second cathode electrolyte by reducing vanadium pentoxide (v2o5) in an acidic solution in the presence of a linear or branched aliphatic alcohol having 2 to 10 carbon atoms; and mixing the first cathode electrolyte and the second cathode electrolyte, and to a redox flow battery including the cathode electrolyte obtained by the preparation method.. .
Lotte Chemical Corporation

Frame body, cell frame for redox flow battery, and redox flow battery

There is provided a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, that can improve heat dissipation of an electrolyte in a slit and can suppress rise of the temperature of the electrolyte. It is a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, comprising: an opening formed inside the frame body; a manifold allowing an electrolyte to pass therethrough; and a slit which connects the manifold and the opening and forms a channel of the electrolyte between the manifold and the opening, the slit having a pair of sidewalls facing each other in a cross section orthogonal to a direction in which the electrolyte flows, the slit having, at at least a portion thereof in the slit's depthwise direction, a width narrowing portion allowing the sidewalls to have a spacing narrowed in the depthwise direction..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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 solution.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the same, and battery pack

An electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present embodiment includes a composite particle, the composite particle contains a silicon dioxide particle having an average primary particle size of d1, a silicon particle having an average primary particle size of d2, and a carbon material. D1 is 5 nm or more and 80 nm or less.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes: a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material made of a compound represented by a compositional formula of limn1-xfexaypo4 (wherein a is at least one selected from the group consisting of mg, ca, al, ti, zn and zr, 0≦x≦0.3, and 0≦y≦0.1); a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material made from a titanium composite oxide; and a nonaqueous electrolyte, wherein a ratio (ip—f/ip—o) of a peak intensity (ip—f) of a p—f bond to a peak intensity (ip—o) of a p—o bond on the surface of the positive electrode, which are measured by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopic analysis, is 0.4 or more and 0.8 or less.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode material, electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the same, and battery pack

An electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present embodiment includes a composite particle containing a carbonaceous material. A peak half-width of d-band measured from a raman spectrum of the carbonaceous material is at 150 cm−1 or more.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material. The active material includes particles of a na-containing niobium titanium composite oxide having an orthorhombic crystal structure.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode includes active material particles containing a niobium-titanium composite oxide.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, a separator layer, an intermediate region, and a gel nonaqueous electrolyte.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an active material is provided. The active material includes a composite oxide including yttrium atoms in an orthorhombic crystal structure thereof.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an active material is provided. The active material includes a composite of a phase of a titanium-including composite oxide and a phase of a titanium dioxide.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

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

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material that includes a composite oxide having a crystal structure belonging to a space group fmmm. The composite oxide is represented by the formula: li2+xna2-ymzti6o14+δ.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. This nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a negative electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery contact with a surface texture

battery contact with surface texturing. Exemplary battery contacts are located within a battery pack.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Laminate, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a laminate is provided. The laminate includes an active material layer including a plural of active material particles and a separator layered on the active material layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery pack latch mechanism

A rechargeable battery pack including a housing, a plurality of battery cells at least partially positioned within the housing, and a latch mechanism. The latch mechanism including a first linkage member, a second linkage member in operable communication with the first linkage member, and a locking pawl directly coupled to the second linkage member and movable with respect to the housing between a locked position and an unlocked position..
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Battery packaging material

Provided is a battery packaging material that comprises a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, and that has a thin overall thickness, and has excellent formability and piercing strength. This battery packaging material comprises a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, with the overall thickness of the laminated body being 50-80 μm, and the ratio of the sum of the thicknesses of the base layer and the metal layer with respect to the overall thickness of the laminated body being in a range of 0.380-0.630..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Power tool battery pack with wireless communication

Trigger pull tracking, charge time estimation, and other features for a power tool battery pack with wireless communication. A battery pack system includes a power tool battery pack and a processor.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Start control system of vehicle and vehicle

The present invention provides a start control system of a vehicle, including: an electronic control unit (ecu), a starter, an air conditioner, and a starting power supply. The starting power supply includes a starting battery and a battery management system (bms).
Byd Company Limited

Adaptive optimizing battery life in a plug-in vehicle

A system for optimizing life of a battery pack in a plug-in vehicle includes sensors for measuring battery performance data, including an open-circuit voltage, charging current, and/or temperature of the battery pack, a gps receiver, a user interface, and a controller. The controller executes a method to monitor degradation of the battery pack using the performance data, and determines driving and charging histories for an operator of the vehicle using the measured battery performance data and a position signal from the gps receiver.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Solar battery system

A solar battery system includes a first electronic control unit disposed in a vehicle cabin of a vehicle, the first electronic control unit including a control unit repeating a charging period and a stop period during a period of time from ignition-off to ignition-on of the vehicle, the charging period being a period of charging the electric storage device with generated electric power of a solar battery, the stop period being a period of stopping the charging of the electric storage device with the generated electric power of the solar battery. The control unit sets a length of each of the charging periods shorter as the temperature in the vehicle cabin is higher at the time of starting each of the charging periods..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless power transmission in electric vehicles

Exemplary embodiments are directed to bidirectional wireless power transfer using magnetic resonance in a coupling mode region between a charging base (cb) and a battery electric vehicle (bev). For different configurations, the wireless power transfer can occur from the cb to the bev and from the bev to the cb..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Battery management system and related techniques for adaptive, dynamic control of battery charging

A battery management circuit and method for managing a power supply and one or more battery strings includes a current sensing circuit and a battery measurement circuit. The current sensing circuit is configured to: receive a current signal from at least one of the battery strings at a first terminal of the current sensing circuit; measure a magnitude of the current signal; and provide a current sensing signal indicative of the magnitude of the current signal at a third terminal of the current sensing circuit.
Servato Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack includes at least two battery cells; a circuit board to control charging and discharging operations of the battery cells; and a connection tab electrically connected to the battery cells, extending towards the circuit board, and including a bent portion proximal to the battery cells and located within a battery area defined by the battery cells. A battery pack suitable for a compact type device is provided and a low-resistive design may be applied to the battery pack..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Fuel cell stack thermal management

Fuel-cell thermal management systems and control schemes therefore are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system may include a fuel-cell stack, a heat-exchanger, a thermal battery including a material having a melting temperature of 50-120° c., a first coolant loop including the fuel-cell stack and the thermal battery and excluding the heat-exchanger, and a second coolant loop including the fuel-cell stack, the thermal battery, and the heat-exchanger.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Frame body, cell frame for redox flow battery, and redox flow battery

There is provided a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, that can improve heat dissipation of an electrolyte in a slit while reducing a shunt current loss through the electrolyte, and can also suppress strain caused at a slit formation portion. It is a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, comprising: an opening formed inside the frame body; a manifold allowing an electrolyte to pass therethrough; and a slit which connects the manifold and the opening and forms a channel of the electrolyte between the manifold and the opening, the slit having at least one bent portion, the at least one bent portion having a radius of curvature of 2.0 mm or more and 200 mm or less..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery and battery pack

An inversion plate short-circuits the positive electrode external terminal and the negative electrode external terminal to each other by changing its position. A temperature sensitive member is disposed adjacent to the inversion plate on the side opposite to a direction in which the inversion plate changes its position.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric work vehicle

An electric work vehicle includes a plurality of battery mounting portions, a plurality of battery packs that can be detachably mounted to the battery mounting portions, a main body contact provided for each one of the battery mounting portions and electrically connected with the battery back mounted to the battery mounting portion, a power feeding circuit to which the main body contact is parallel connected, a battery switch configured to block flow of electric power from the battery pack to the power feeding circuit, a switch operating portion for operating the battery switch, a charged amount estimating portion for estimating a charged power of the battery pack mounted to the battery mounting portion, an electric motor driven by power fed from at least one battery pack via the power feeding circuit, and a driving wheel receiving power transmitted from the electric motor.. .
Kubota Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack (50) comprising at least one battery module (10) with a plurality of battery cells (2) which are held together by at least one holding element (31, 32). The at least one battery module (10) is arranged in a housing (70), wherein the at least one holding element (31, 32) is attached to the housing (70) by fixing elements (41, 42, 43, 44)..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Solar battery module and manufacturing method therefor

A solar battery module and manufacturing method for a solar battery module having improved output are provided. The solar battery module 1 is a transparent substrate 10, transparent resin layer 13b, solar battery cell 12, colored resin layer 13a and back sheet 11 laminated in this order.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Motorized window treatment

A motorized window treatment may provide a low-cost solution for controlling the amount of daylight entering a space through a window. The window treatment may include a covering material (e.g., a cellular shade fabric or a roller shade fabric), a drive assembly for raising and lowering the covering material, and a motor drive unit including a motor configured to drive the drive assembly to raise and lower the covering material.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Motorized window treatment

A motorized window treatment provides a low-cost solution for controlling the amount of daylight entering a space through a window. The window treatment includes a covering material, a drive shaft, at least one lift cord rotatably received around the drive shaft and connected to the covering material, and a motor coupled to the drive shaft for raising and lowering the covering material.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Portable pool cleaner and method therefor

A pool cleaner for cleaning a swimming pool has a vacuum head having an intake nozzle drawing in fluid. A body chamber is coupled to the intake nozzle and has an intake end and a discharge end.

Prying tool for high-voltage battery pack

A prying tool comprises: a pry bar comprising a load tip at a distal end and a handle at a proximate end, the pry bar having a pair of pins extending on opposing sides thereof; a body through which the pry bar extends, the body forming a pair of pivot points for the respective pins, and a slot extending away from each of the pivot points; and a clamp that is attached to the body and configured for securing the prying tool by clamping a base of the body to a surface.. .
Tesla Motors, Inc.

Stackable cases

A stackable case includes a cooling and/or heating device, such as a peltier element, so that the stackable case can be used as a cooler and/or warmer for storing beverages, food, etc. A power source device, in which a plurality of battery packs is housed, supplies power to the peltier element and one or more fans.
Makita Corporation

Detachable battery pack and electric vehicle

A battery pack includes non-parallel longer and shorter axes. A virtual first plane includes the shorter axis and an end surface of the battery pack, a virtual second plane includes the longer axis and another end surface of the battery pack, and a virtual third plane is perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the longer axis and includes the center of gravity of the battery pack.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Circuit and detection of battery cell degradation events

A battery management system for a vehicle includes a controller configured to, in response to a rate of change of voltage during discharge of a battery cell exceeding a first threshold more than a predetermined number of times over a predefined duration, output an error signal, and in response to the rate of change exceeding a second threshold greater than the first, output the error signal.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Recharging of battery electric vehicles on a smart electrical grid system

Some example embodiments include a method for recharging a number of battery electric vehicles. The method include receiving (by a control module configured to control an electrical grid system that include a number of recharging stations that are configured to recharge the number of battery electric vehicles and from the number of battery electric vehicles) usage data that comprises a current charge level, a current location, and a planned itinerary that includes a destination.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable motorized device

A wearable motorized device comprising a shoe bracket, which can be fastened to a shoe; wheels that are installed on the left and right sides of the shoe bracket in parallel to support the wearer's lateral skating and longitudinal walking; a driving motor for rotationally driving the wheels; and a battery pack for powering the driving motor. The wheels are not coaxially installed on the two sides of the shoe bracket to drive the wearer's longitudinal skating, but instead are installed on the two sides of the shoe bracket in parallel to drive the wearer's lateral skating; the wearer can position his/her legs apart during skating, so the skating stability is improved.

System and preserving back-up battery for improved back-up availability

A battery management system comprising a main battery and a backup battery. A load is electrically connected to the main battery and the backup battery through one or more switches (e.g., fet switches).
Honeywell International Inc.

Portable multiple mobile electronic device charging station

A portable charging station for multiple mobile electronic devices comprising a rectangular shaped housing, one or more removable battery packs, a main charging board, a plurality of cord housing cartridges and a faceplate. The main charging board is configured as a charge and cell balancing circuit board located within the housing, the circuit board comprising a plurality of usb ports, and connected to the one or more removable battery packs.

Battery energy storage system

The present invention relates to a battery energy storage system including: a plurality of battery boxes provided with a plurality of battery packs; a plurality of power converter systems respectively connected to the plurality of battery boxes to selectively charge or discharge the plurality of battery boxes through alternating current supplied from an external power source device; a transformer disposed between the external power source device and the plurality of power converter systems; and a controller controlling the plurality of power converter systems to selectively charge or discharge the plurality of battery boxes.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Intermediate storage facility for battery units

The invention relates to an intermediate storage facility for battery units, having a multiplicity of battery units, having an inverter and/or rectifier, a power supply system and a controller, wherein each battery unit has at least one chargeable battery cell and a battery management system for monitoring and regulating the battery cell, at least two battery units are connected electrically in series to form a battery chain, the battery chain is electrically connected to the power supply system via the inverter and/or rectifier, and the controller has a communication connection to all the battery management systems and is configured to bring about charging of the battery cell with electrical energy from the power supply system, to feed electrical energy in to the power supply system by discharging the battery cell and/or to bring about connection and/or disconnection of the battery unit to or from the inverter and/or rectifier.. .
Deutsche Post Ag

Thermal management system of battery pack

The present invention provides a thermal management system of a power battery pack, including a heating branch, a cooling branch and a battery pack pipeline, the heating branch and the cooling branch are connected with the battery pack pipeline and are arranged in parallel and configured to enable switching, a first heat exchanger for absorbing heat from a cooling liquid pipe of an outer high-temperature device is arranged on the heating branch. The thermal management system of the battery pack provided by the present invention uses waste heat of the cooling liquid of other high-temperature devices on the electric vehicle to heat the battery pack, so as to avoid the problem of electric power consuming and cruising distance reduction.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery heating system

This application relates to a battery heating system integrated by two subsystems, a heating system branch and a battery pack system branch, the battery pack system branch includes a battery package and a plurality of relays, the battery package includes a plurality of battery modules and heating subsystems, the heating subsystem includes a plurality of heaters, the battery module is assembled with at least one heater, the heater is arranged at the bottom or side of the battery module. The battery heating system can satisfy two modes of driving-heating and parking-heating-charging, and provide experience of various modes to users; the installing location of the heater is various, assembling is simple and convenient, which is suitable for different application situations; the connecting manner of the circuit of the heating system is various, connection of the circuit is simple; which can reduce the non-uniformity of battery temperature caused by heating..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Energy storage system

The present invention provides an energy storage system comprising: a battery module formed by connecting a plurality of hollow secondary batteries that have hollow tubes therein, respectively; a safety module that includes a cooling/heating unit that stores a cooling/heating medium therein and an extinguishing unit that stores an extinguishing medium therein; a first circulation channel that interconnects the battery module and the safety module to circulate the cooling/heating medium or the extinguishing medium between the battery module and the safety module; and a battery management system that measures the temperature and pressure of the battery module and opens the cooling/heating unit or the extinguishing unit to supply the cooling/heating medium or the extinguishing medium to the first circulation channel when the temperature and pressure of the battery module reaches a preset value.. .
Orange Power Ltd.

Thermal management system of battery pack

The present application relates to a thermal management system of a battery pack, which includes a battery pack and a cooling device of the battery pack, the battery pack includes a plurality of single batteries, the cooling device of the battery pack includes cooling fins and uniform temperature plates, the uniform temperature plates are arranged outside the batteries. This application has the following beneficial effect: uniform temperature plates are arranged between single batteries, cooling fin in accordance with the single batteries are arranged on outer surfaces of two sides of the uniform temperature plate, such cooling structure adopts the existing module structure and volume of battery pack, meanwhile improving the heat dissipation effect of the battery pack, and reducing the battery temperature to a lower level than that of the existing wind cooling module, which is cost and time efficient with simple structure and simple procedure..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Integrated passive cooling system and method

A product may include a battery pack, and a housing may receive the battery pack. The housing may comprise a plastic containing an additive that is electrically insulating and that has a greater thermal conductivity than the plastic..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Thermal management system of battery pack

A thermal management system of a battery pack, including a cooling plate, a condensation plate and a gas-liquid phase change medium, the cooling plate includes a top plate, a first lateral plate and a second lateral plate, the top plate, the first lateral plate and the second lateral plate together form an accommodating cavity for containing a battery module, the top plate is arranged at the top of the accommodating cavity, the first lateral plate and the second lateral plate are respectively arranged at two sides of the accommodating cavity, the first lateral plate and the second lateral plate are both of a hollow cavity structure, the gas-liquid phase change medium is contained in the hollow cavity structure, the condensation plate is arranged above of the top plate and forms a cavity together with the top plate, the cavity is communicated with the hollow cavity structure.. .
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery management system and battery system using the same

A battery system includes a unit battery module, a current and coulomb measurement circuit and a master control circuit. The unit battery module stores electricity and calculates battery information of the battery set according to a system current value, a system coulomb value, a cell voltage and a cell temperature of the battery set.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Method and system for battery protection

An electrical combination. The combination comprises a hand held power tool, a battery pack and a controller.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Magnesium battery and actuating

A magnesium battery and method of actuating the battery comprises a cathode that generates electrons and is fabricated from magnesium metal or magnesium alloy. The cathode is coated by carbon nanotubes having hydrophilic characteristics.
Jacuni Technology, Inc.

Alternative low cost electrodes for hybrid flow batteries

A redox flow battery may include: a membrane interposed between a first electrode positioned at a first side of the membrane and a second electrode positioned at a second side of the membrane opposite to the first side; a first flow field plate comprising a plurality of positive flow field ribs, each of the plurality of positive flow field ribs contacting the first electrode at first supporting regions on the first side; and the second electrode, including an electrode spacer positioned between the membrane and a second flow field plate, the electrode spacer comprising a plurality of main ribs, each of the plurality of main ribs contacting the second flow field plate at second supporting regions on the second side, each of the second supporting regions aligned opposite to one of the plurality of first supporting regions. As such, a current density distribution at a plating surface may be reduced..
Ess Tech, Inc.

Battery pack bus bar assembly with shaped interconnect mounting platforms

A battery assembly utilizing a compact and robust bus bar configuration is provided. The batteries within the assembly are divided into groups with each group formed from at least two rows of batteries.
Atieva, Inc.

Battery pack bus bar assembly with enlarged interconnect mounting platforms

A battery assembly utilizing a compact and robust bus bar configuration is provided. The batteries within the assembly are divided into groups, for example where each group is formed from two rows of batteries.
Atieva, Inc.

Battery pack

The present application relates to the field of battery technologies and, particularly, relates to a battery pack, which includes a battery box, a battery module and a liquid cooling pipe are arranged inside the battery box and the liquid cooling pipe is arranged at bottom of the battery module, a moisture absorbing area is arranged inside the battery box and the moisture absorbing area is configured to absorb inner moisture of the battery box. The present application has the following beneficial effects: the battery box of the present application adopts a passive moisture-removing function and achieves controlling of the air humidity in the battery box, thereby guaranteeing the reliability of the battery system, and reducing the risk of failure of the electric components..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a housing and electrochemical cells disposed in the housing. The housing includes a container and a lid that closes an open end of the container.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Low-profile battery construct with engineered interfaces

A battery structure includes an anode packaging material having a first textured surface and an anode metal formed on the first textured surface. A separator is formed on the anode metal.
International Business Machines Corporation

Voltage sensing circuit and battery pack monitoring system

A voltage sensing circuit includes a difference voltage sensing circuit and a leakage cancelling circuit. The difference voltage sensing circuit includes two sensing capacitors, a first sensing switch, a second sensing switch, and a third sensing switch.
Denso Corporation

Electric vehicle, power supply station, and power maintaining electric vehicle

A power maintaining method of electric vehicle includes the following step. In step 01, an energy power is provided by a main battery pack to drive a first electric vehicle (ev) moving to a first power supply station.

Discovery reference signal transmission window detection and discovery reference signal measurement configuration

Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. A user equipment (ue) may monitor a neighbor cell and report the result to a serving base station.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Discovery reference signal transmission window detection and discovery reference signal measurement configuration

Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. A user equipment (ue) may monitor a neighbor cell and report the result to a serving base station.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Power management of high-bandwidth wireless mesh network

There is provided a power management method to extend the battery life of wireless routers being parts of wi-fi or other high-bandwidth wireless mesh networks. The method comprises the steps of connecting the clients, such as smart phones or computers, on a constant, low-bandwidth connection, using the low-bandwidth protocol/network of the routers, and to activate the high-bandwidth protocol of the router, thus providing a high-bandwidth connection to clients, only when either a request is sent by the client, or the file to transfer has a size to important to be supported by the low-bandwidth connection.
Newtrax Holdings Inc.

Led-based emergency lighting equipment and methodology

Systems and methods provide led-based emergency lighting utilizing ac-dc switch mode power conversion technology, nimh battery technology, and emergency lighting lamps that use high power white leds as the emergency lighting source. A low voltage microprocessor based circuit design reduces the battery input voltage for the unit to a nominal level of 2.4vdc.
Hubbell Incorporated

Battery protection circuit and battery pack including same

A battery protection circuit includes a charging switch, a resistor, a charging controller, a switching circuit, a fuse circuit, and a fuse driving circuit. The charging switch is connected to a first electrode of a battery cell.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a battery including at least one battery cell, a switching element including a charging switch and a discharging switch arranged on a high current path via which a charging current and a discharging current flow, a battery manager configured to monitor a voltage and a current of the battery, and to controlling charging and discharging of the battery based on the voltage of the battery, and a switch driver configured to output a second driving signal for driving the charging switch according to a control signal from the battery manager, wherein the battery manager is further configured to set a charging current limit based on a deterioration degree of the battery, and to control the charging switch by using the switch driver so that a magnitude of the charging current applied to the battery is equal to or less than the charging current limit.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

On-vehicle battery and on-vehicle power supply device

An on-vehicle battery includes a lead storage battery and a secondary battery. The secondary battery is connected in parallel with the lead storage battery.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a protection circuit module for a plurality of battery cells arranged in parallel in a case. The protection circuit module includes a temperature sensor.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electrically driven vehicle, electrical storage device, and power system

Where ri represents a film resistance (μm), l represents a film thickness (μm), τ represents a tortuosity factor, t represents air permeability (sec/100 cc), d represents a pore size (nm), rz represents a surface roughness maximum height (μm), ε represents a porosity (%), ε′ represents a corrected porosity (%), and s represents an area density of the positive electrode active material layer (mg/cm2).. .

Prismatic secondary battery

An object of the invention is to obtain a rectangular secondary battery in which an outer surface of the battery has an insulating property and watertightness, and a short-circuit due to dew condensation water or the like does not occur between battery containers of adjacent batteries or between a battery container and a housing of a battery pack. A rectangular secondary battery (90) of the present invention for solving the foregoing problems is a rectangular secondary battery in which six faces of a battery container are covered with one sheet of insulating film (50).
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Power battery pack apparatus

The present invention discloses a power battery pack apparatus, including a plurality of cells and connecting components, the plurality of cells are successively stacked along a thickness direction to form a cell module, each cell includes a cell main body and at least two connecting tabs, all of the connecting tabs are protruded from a side portion of the cell main body, and are fixed with the cell main body, at least a group of connecting tabs are arranged at the side portion of the cell main body between any two adjacent cells, each group of connecting tabs are connected through a connecting component, so that the two adjacent cells are connected with each other. The power battery pack apparatus of the present invention can save cost, achieve quick fixing and packing, and will not affect expansion of the cell, thereby improving safety..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery pack with cells of different capacities electrically coupled in parallel

The disclosed embodiments provide a battery pack for use with a portable electronic device. The battery pack includes a first set of cells with different capacities electrically coupled in a parallel configuration.
Apple Inc.

Estimating and preserving battery life based on usage patterns

Embodiments apply user-specific usage patterns to estimate and preserve remaining battery life on a computing device. An amount of battery drain and an execution context are determined and stored for a plurality of recurring time periods.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Wall scanner

Embodiments of the invention relate to a wall scanner that includes a housing, a plurality of sensors, a display, and a control section. The housing includes a handle portion and a body portion.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Drone provided with a battery pack having a stiffening function

Embodiments disclosed include a rotary-wing drone that includes a drone body and linking arms, such that a propulsion unit is located at the distal ends of the linking arms. The rotary-wing drone may also include a stiff battery pack with at least one fixation means and a guiding profile.
Parrot Drones

Work vehicle with a power-travel drive unit

A work vehicle comprises: a vehicle frame; a driving portion in which a driver seat is provided; an electric motor for driving the vehicle to travel; and a battery for supplying electric power to the electric motor, the battery including a plurality of battery modules accommodated in a single battery pack. Each of the battery modules is formed as a rectangular box whose longitudinal length is different from its lateral length in a planar view, and the battery modules are arranged adjacent to each other with a short side of one of the battery modules opposing a long side of the other of the battery modules.
Kubota Corporation

Power storage system and power storage systems control method

A distribution board includes: a pack housing unit which houses a battery pack and includes a connecting unit; and a charge control unit. The battery pack includes a connecting terminal unit for charge and discharge of power and can supply power to the distribution board and another device different from the distribution board.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Cooling system for battery pack

The present invention provides a cooling system for a battery pack, comprising: a housing, an air passage, a fan and at least two air holes; the housing comprises an upper cover and a box, the upper cover is connected with the box; the air passage is arranged on the box and comprises an airflow cavity, an air channel and an air hole; the airflow cavity is arranged at a bottom of the box; the air channel is arranged on a side wall of the box, and the bottom of the air channel is communicated with the airflow cavity; all the air holes are arranged on the housing and communicated with the air passage, wherein at least one air hole is arranged on the upper cover and corresponds to a top end of the air channel; and the fan is arranged inside the air passage.. .
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Bipolar battery assembly

The invention relates to an article comprising: a) one or more stacks of battery plates comprising one or more bipolar plates; b) located between each plate is a separator and a liquid electrolyte; further comprising one of more of the features: 1) c) the one or more stacks of battery plates having a plurality of channels passing transversely though the portion of the plates having the cathode and/or the anode deposited thereon; and d) i) one or more seals about the periphery of the channels which prevent the leakage of the liquid elelctrolyte into the channels, and/or posts located in one or more of the channels having on each end an overlapping portion that covers the channel and sealing surface on the outside of the monopolar plates adjacent to the holes for the transverse channels and applies pressure on the sealing surface of the monopolar plates wherein the pressure is sufficient to withstand pressures created during assembly and operation of electrochemical cells created by the stacks of battery plates; 2) c) a membrane comprising a thermoplastic polymer is disposed about the entire periphery of the edges of the stack of plates; 3 wherein the separator is in the form of a sheet having adhered to its periphery a frame; andm4) c) an integrated valve and integrated channel communicating with the valve.. .
Advanced Battery Concepts, Llc

Battery pack bussing plate with weld projection geometry as an identification key

A battery pack bussing plate, method, and system for providing battery vendor identification capable of surviving a thermal failure event of a battery pack for an information handling system. By receiving a designation of a distinctive current director shape of an extended current director, the extended current director comprising a current director with at least one extension at an angle to a line between a first terminus of the current director and a second terminus of the current director, the distinctive director shape adapted to uniquely identify a battery pack vendor, and transforming sheet metal stock into a battery pack bussing plate, the battery pack bussing plate defining the extended current director, a battery vendor can be identified from a battery pack even after thermal failure of the battery pack..
Dell Products, Lp

Separator for battery, laminated separator, lithium ion secondary battery, and battery pack

Provided is a separator for a battery in which, when a ratio of a total length of line segments (sa), in which an arbitrary straight line (la) intersects with resin fibers (4), to a total length of the straight line (la) on a cross-section of the separator in a thickness direction (td) is represented by s (%) and when a thickness of the separator is represented by d (μm), 0<s≦100, 3≦d≦50, and 300≦d×s≦1500 are satisfied, the straight line (la) being parallel to a first main surface (40a) and crossing the cross-section.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a housing accommodating a battery cell and having a throughhole; and a pressure equalization device coupled to the throughhole and equalizing internal and external pressures of the housing, wherein the pressure equalization device includes a first pressure equalization member configured to equalize the internal and external pressures of the housing when a variation in the internal pressure of the housing is smaller than a reference pressure variation; and a second pressure equalization member configured to equalize the internal and external pressures of the housing when the variation in the internal pressure of the housing is greater than the reference pressure variation.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery pack and electric device

A battery pack is provided with a plurality of battery blocks each including a peripheral surface on one end of which a first connector is provided, a connecting unit which connects a plurality of battery blocks to each other such that two first connectors are opposed to each other, and a second connector which fits in the two first connectors opposed to each other. The battery block is rotationally fixed to the connecting unit..
Sony Corporation

Extruded battery case

An exemplary battery cell assembly includes, among other things, an extruded case that provides an open area, and an electrode of a battery pack of an electrified vehicle. The electrode is held within the open area.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System to monitor and analyze shopper behavior and use thereof

A device/system and method of use thereof, that is capable of observing customer interactions with a display without the need to be connected to an outlet power source and can be self-contained. The device is capable on being run by a battery pack for an extended period of time and can be readily attached and un-attached from the display with simple effort.
Eyeq Inc.

Method for operating a battery system, and battery management system

A method for operating a battery system in a vehicle that includes multiple battery units is described. The method includes classifying an instantaneous aging state of the battery units, first association of the battery units with instantaneous aging classes as a function of their instantaneous aging state, predicting a future aging state of the battery units for a future point in time, second association of the battery units with future aging classes as a function of their future aging state, ascertaining an optimal point in time for replacing battery units based on a cost function, taking into account the instantaneous aging classes and the future aging classes.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Rechargeable battery pack for electric or hybrid vehicles comprising a communication interface

A rechargeable battery pack (20) for an electric or hybrid vehicle (1), comprising: at least one electric connection member (23) to a powertrain unit (5) of the electric or hybrid vehicle (1); a plurality of mutually electrically connected cells (30); at least one first circuit block (40) integrated in the rechargeable battery pack (20) and comprising a radio communication interface (45).. .
Piaggio & C. S.p.a.

Battery charge-discharge balancing circuit assembly

A battery charge-discharge balancing circuit assembly used in a battery pack consisting of multiple secondary battery cells is disclosed to include a switch device installed in each of the positive and negative terminals of each secondary battery cell and a balancing resistor connected with all the secondary battery cells in a parallel manner and the balancing resistor device having two opposite ends thereof connected the switch devices in series. All the secondary battery cells or multiple secondary battery cells of the battery pack can share one balancing resistor.
Changs Ascending Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Method for managing power of energy storage system connected with renewable energy

A method for managing power of an energy storage system (ess) connected to renewable energy, the ess including an energy storage device connected to a power grid, a battery management system (bms), a power conditioning system (pcs), and one or more renewable energy generation facilities producing electric energy from renewable energy, the steps including of determining a predicted power consumption amount of a power load and a predicted power production amount of the renewable energy generation facility, predicting power production of the renewable energy generation facility based on the stored type and characteristics information of the renewable energy generation facilities, determining whether the energy storage device is fully charged with the power production from the renewable energy generation facility, and controlling charging/discharging operation of the energy storage device according to a charge/discharge schedule.. .
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

Power supply device

A first battery pack includes a first battery module and a first controller. A second battery pack includes a second battery module and a second controller.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

Where r5 and r6 are one of a hydrogen group, a halogen group, a monovalent hydrocarbon group, a monovalent halogenated hydrocarbon group, a monovalent oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group, and a monovalent halogenated oxygen-containing hydrocarbon group; and where r5 and r6 may be bonded to each other.. .

Porous spacers for electrochemical cells

Embodiments described herein generally relate to porous spacers for applying a preload on one or more electrochemical cells disposed in a battery pack. In some embodiments, a battery pack can include a plurality of electrochemical cells.
24m Technologies, Inc.

Centrally located spacers for electrochemical cells

Embodiments described herein generally relate to spacers for applying a preload on one or more electrochemical cells disposed in a battery pack. In some embodiments, a battery pack can include a plurality of electrochemical cells.
24m Technologies, Inc.

Battery cell and redox flow battery

The battery cell for a flow battery includes a cell frame including a frame including a through-window and a manifold serving as an electrolyte flow path, and a bipolar plate blocking the through-window; a positive electrode disposed on one surface side of the bipolar plate; and a negative electrode disposed on another surface side of the bipolar plate. In this battery cell, in the frame, a thickness of a portion in which the manifold is formed is defined as ft; in the bipolar plate, a thickness of a portion blocking the through-window is defined as bt; in the positive electrode, a thickness of a portion facing the bipolar plate is defined as pt; in the negative electrode, a thickness of a portion facing the bipolar plate is defined as nt; and these thicknesses satisfy ft≧4 mm, bt≧ft−3.0 mm, pt≦1.5 mm, and nt≦1.5 mm..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Water activated battery

The invention provides a water-activated, deferred-action battery having a housing containing at least one cell, comprising at least one anode selected from the group consisting of magnesium, aluminum, zinc and alloys thereof; a cathode comprising a skeletal frame including conductive metal and having a portion of its surface area formed as open spaces, and further comprising a heat-pressed, rigid static bed of active cathode material encompassing the skeletal frame, the cathode material comprising basic copper sulfate, said cathode material being compacted and fused to itself and to the skeletal frame under pressure and/or heat, to form a heat-fused, conductive, electrochemically active phase; at least one cavity separating the cathode and the at least one anode, and at least one aperture leading to the at least one cavity for the ingress of an electrolyte-forming, aqueous liquid.. .
Epsilor-electric Fuel Ltd

Active material for battery, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material for a battery. The active material includes secondary particle which contains primary particles of a monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide having an average primary particle diameter of 1 nm to 10 μm.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

On-vehicle battery pack

A battery pack includes a case which includes at least one battery module having a plurality of battery cells, a bottom plate where the battery module is placed, side plates and erected around the bottom plate, and a top plate provided in the upper ends of the side plates and to face the bottom plate, and a bracket provided in the side plates and to fix the case to a vehicle loading portion, and a partitioning member which is provided in the case and transfers a force added to the top plate to the bracket.. .
Hitachi Automotive Systems ,ltd.

Vehicle battery pack system and cable bracket

A vehicle battery pack system includes a cable bracket that has a conductive base, and a clamp. The base includes a mount, base arm, and base bridge.

Folding cell holder

A battery cell holder that may be used to form interconnection of cells in series and/or parallel arrangements. The cell holder includes slots for receiving battery cells, conductive apertures within the slots for attaching a conductor to the cells, and a hinge.
Eetrex, Inc.

System and the generation and use of an electro-thermal battery model

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for the generation and use of an electro-thermal battery model. One of the methods includes obtaining battery data comprising voltage values, with each voltage value corresponding to an operating state of the battery.
Exa Corporation

Power system and state of charge estimation

Disclosed is a power system including a battery pack and a battery management system, the battery management system including a controller and a storage unit storing one or more executable programs executable to achieve battery functions.. .
University Of Electronic Science And Technology Of China

Methods and modeling, monitoring, estimating and controlling power consumption in battery-operated devices

A computer-based processing system (e.g., host server) is operable for receiving historical device operation information (power consumption data) collected during operation of the remote battery-operated device in accordance with a first set of operating parameters, including rechargeable battery information (such as the number of charging cycles experienced). The first set of operating parameters enable operation of the battery-operated device in a first operating mode.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.

Thermal management system for fast charge battery electric vehicle

An electric vehicle thermal management system may include a traction battery assembly, a coolant circuit, an exchanger, a charge port assembly, and a control system. The traction battery assembly may include a thermal plate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Apparatus for selectively heating individual battery modules within a battery pack

A system is provided that selectively heats the battery or battery module with the lowest voltage when the battery pack is at a low charge level, thereby decreasing the internal resistance and mitigating the magnitude of the voltage drop of the affected battery/battery module. As a result, termination of the battery pack's discharge cycle is delayed and the driving range of the vehicle is increased, thereby giving the driver a little more time and driving range to reach a charging station..
Atieva, Inc.

Electric vehicle, active safety control system for electric vehicle, and control active safety control system of electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses an electric vehicle, an active safety control system of an electric vehicle, and a control method of the active safety control system of an electric vehicle. The electric vehicle includes: multiple wheels, multiple motors, a wheel speed detection module, a steering wheel rotation angle sensor, a yaw rate sensor, and a battery pack.
Byd Company Limited

Cooling arrangement for a motor of a vehicle

Various methods and systems are provided for an electric motor arrangement in a chassis of a battery electric vehicle. In one embodiment, a front chassis for a battery electric vehicle comprises a structural frame including two parallel sidewalls and a first portion of a vehicle articulation joint and an electric motor coupled between and in face-sharing contact with each of the two parallel sidewalls..
General Electric Company

Low power, high resolution automated meter reading and analytics

The systems and methods described herein are directed to techniques for improving battery life performance of end devices in resource monitoring systems which transmit data using low-power, wide area network (lpwan) technologies. Further, the techniques include providing sensor interfaces in the end devices configured to communicate with multiple types of metrology sensors.
Apana Inc.

Low power, centralized data collection

The systems and methods described herein are directed to techniques for improving battery life performance of end devices in resource monitoring systems which transmit data using low-power, wide area network (lpwan) technologies. Further, the techniques include providing sensor interfaces in the end devices configured to communicate with multiple types of metrology sensors.
Apana Inc.

Mobile terminal and chargeable communication module

A mobile terminal is provided with a housing, a circuit board included in the housing and having a thickness direction normal to a plane of the circuit board, a battery pack included in the housing, and a non-contact charging module included in the housing. The non-contact charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire; a communication coil arranged adjacent to the charging coil; and a magnetic sheet on which the charging coil and the communication coil are arranged.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Ev battery pack cooling system

A battery pack thermal management assembly is provided for use with an electric vehicle in which the battery pack is sealed and mounted under the car. The batteries contained within the battery pack are thermally coupled via a layer of thermally conductive material to the interior surface of the pack's upper enclosure panel.
Atieva, Inc.

Electrolyte for redox flow battery and redox flow battery system

An electrolyte for a redox flow battery has a total concentration of arsenic ions and antimony ions of 15 mass ppm or less. In an example of the electrolyte for a redox flow battery, preferably, the concentration of the arsenic ions is 10 mass ppm or less.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery and battery pack

A secondary battery includes a current cut-off device that cuts off a current flow between a battery element and an external terminal of a positive electrode, and a bypass member electrically connected to an external terminal of a negative electrode. The current cut-off device includes a current collecting member electrically connected to the battery element inside an outer casing, and an inversion plate electrically connected to the current collecting member.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicular lead storage battery and vehicle equipped therewith

A vehicular lead storage battery according to the present invention includes a battery container provided with at least one cell chamber; and a cover plate 1 for covering an upper opening of the battery container. A guide path 8 for discharging gases within a cell chamber to the outside is formed in the cover plate 1.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Beam system for electrified vehicle battery packs

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a tray, a cover mounted to the tray and a beam system including a first beam attached to the tray and a second beam attached to the cover.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Armature circuit in electric tool and battery pack socket

The invention discloses an armature circuit in an electric tool and a power socket of the electric tool using the armature circuit, comprising a power supply and a motor. Two electrodes of the power supply are each provided with a connection structure connected to an output part.

Fluorine-based compound for brancher, polymer using same, and polymer electrolyte membrane using same

The present specification relates to a fluorine-based compound for a brancher, a polymer using the same, a polymer electrolyte membrane using the same, a fuel cell using the same, and a redox flow battery including the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Durable modular unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) includes a fuselage that supports breakaway components that are attached using magnets. One component is a battery pack which powers the vehicle.
Vantage Robotics, Llc

Systems and methods for replacing a vehicle battery

A management system of a vehicle battery replacement system has a plurality of battery replacement stations for replacing a depleted battery pack of an electric vehicle with a charged battery pack. Each battery replacement station includes a coordinating device.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Modular battery assembly

A modular battery assembly includes at least a first battery pack and a second battery pack. Each battery pack includes a container at least partially enclosing a first plurality of electrical storage devices, an attachment mechanism configured to removably attach the first container to a chassis of a vehicle, a mechanical connector, and an electrical connector configured to connect the plurality of electrical storage devices to a control section of the vehicle.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Vehicle having a rigid frame structure for receiving a replaceable battery pack

A vehicle has a body forming a passenger compartment. The vehicle also has a chassis supporting the body.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Battery pack and power supply system for vehicle

A battery pack includes a high-voltage battery which includes a plurality of unit cells which are connected, a step-down circuit which is disposed between the high-voltage battery and a load, and steps-down voltage applied from the high-voltage battery, a control unit which executes step-down control so that the step-down circuit performs the step-down, and a casing which accommodates the high-voltage battery and the step-down circuit and the control unit.. .
Yazaki Corporation

Vehicle having a battery pack directly attached to the cross rails of a frame structure

A vehicle has a body forming a passenger compartment. The vehicle also has a chassis supporting the body.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Replaceable battery assembly having a latching mechanism

A removable battery assembly includes a battery pack having a plurality of electrical storage devices; and a latching mechanism for securing the battery pack to a frame structure of a vehicle. The latching mechanism has a first latch part configured to be attached to the frame structure and a second latch part on the battery pack.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Smart card battery charging during car use

Systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for dynamically charging an internal battery of a smart card from an interface device (such as a terminal) so that the battery life may be extended. A smart card device detects that it has interfaced with an interface device and that voltage is now being provided to the smart card device.
Paypal, Inc.

Portable power supply

There is provided a battery power pack and power tool system, including at least first and second power tools operational with a first voltage supply level and a second power voltage supply level respectively. The battery pack is selectively mechanically and electrically connectable with each of the said power tools to provide power thereto and the first power tool includes electrical connection means in a first configuration to provide the power from the battery pack for the operation of said first power tool at the said first voltage supply level and the second power tool includes electrical connection means in a second configuration to provide the power from the battery pack for the operation of said second power tool at the said second voltage supply level such that the same battery pack is used to supply different required voltage supply levels for the respective power tools.
7rdd Limited

Secondary battery management system

A method and system for managing a battery system. The method including receiving at least one measured characteristic of the battery over a pre-defined time horizon from the at least one sensor, receiving at least one estimated characteristic of the battery from a electrochemical-based battery model based on differential algebraic equations, determining a cost function of a moving horizon estimation based on the at least one measured characteristic and the at least one estimated characteristic, updating the electrochemical-based battery model based on the cost function, estimating at least one state of the at least one battery cell by applying the electrochemical-based battery model, and regulating at least one of charging or discharging of the battery based on the estimation of the at least one state of the at least one battery cell..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Secondary battery management system

A method of managing a battery system, the method including receiving at least one measured characteristic of the at least one battery cell from the at least one sensor, estimating at least one state of the at least one battery cell at a first time by applying an electrochemical-based battery model, estimating at least one physical parameter of the at least one battery cell based on the at least one measured characteristic and the estimation of the at least one state, estimating the at least one state at a second time, subsequent to the first time, by applying the electrochemical-based battery model based on the estimated at least one parameter, and regulating at least one of charging or discharging of the at least one battery cell based on the estimation of the at least one state.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Secondary battery management

A method of managing a battery system, the battery system including at least one battery cell, at least one sensor configured to measure at least one characteristic of the battery cell, and a battery management system including a microprocessor and a memory, the method comprising receiving by the battery management system, from the at least one sensor at least one measured characteristic of the battery cell at a first time and at least one measured characteristic of the battery cell at a second time. The battery management system estimating, at least one state of the battery cell by applying a physics-based battery model, the physics based battery model being based on differential algebraic equations; and regulating by the battery management system, at least one of charging or discharging of the battery cell based on the at least one estimated state..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

System for enhancing power tools

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.

Battery unit, battery module and battery pack

The present disclosure provides a battery unit, a battery module and a battery pack. A battery pack comprises: at least one battery module; and a heating film sheet directly or indirectly heating the at least one battery module.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery pack with intracell heat conducting members

A battery cell includes a pouch, an electrolyte material, positive and negative electrodes, and one or more heat conducting members. The pouch has an inner surface defining an internal volume, within which is contained the electrolyte material.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Secondary battery, battery module, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte is provided. The negative electrode includes titanium-containing oxide and at least one kind of element selected from the group consisting of b, p, al, la, zr, ge, zn, sn, ga, pb, in, bi, and tl.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Motor vehicle battery module

A motor vehicle battery module, in particular for an electric or hybrid vehicle, includes at least two battery cells which are situated laterally next to one another and form a battery pack, two pressure plates which are situated on opposite sides of the battery pack, and at least one spacer element which has a first bearing surface by which the at least one spacer element bears against a side surface of an adjoining battery cell. The pressure plates are arranged in such a way that the at least two battery cells are arranged between the two pressure plates.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Battery cover removal tool integral to a device

A first apparatus includes a mobile battery powered device comprising a battery cover. The battery cover includes a socket recess.
Revolar, Inc

Battery pack and power storage unit including plurality of same

A battery pack containing a plurality of plate-shaped laminate batteries arranged in a direction vertical to a plate-shaped surface of one of the laminate batteries. The laminate battery contains: a layered body which includes a negative electrode, a separator, and a positive electrode, and is disposed parallel to the plate-shaped surface of the laminate battery; an outer packaging including a laminate film enclosing the layered body; and an electrode terminal which is electrically connected to the layered body and extends from a one side part of the outer packaging.
Kaneka Corporation

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy in battery management systems

The invention pertains to a method of determining the state of health (soh) and/or state of charge (soc) of a rechargeable battery during use of said battery, the method comprising the steps of: generating a first excitation signal within a first selected frequency range, generating a second excitation signal within a second selected frequency range, applying said first and second excitation signals on said rechargeable battery, measuring the response signal for each of said two excitation signals, and then calculate the electrochemical impedance (ei) as the ratio between the excitation signals and respective response signals, and then determine the soh and/or soc of the rechargeable battery by comparing the calculated ei to a circuit model for the battery and/or determining the soh and/or soc of the rechargeable battery by directly evaluating characteristics of the ei. The invention also pertains to a battery management system configured for executing the steps of the method according to the invention..
Lithium Balance A/s

Voltage detecting device and voltage detecting method

There is provided a voltage detecting device. A plurality of detecting units are configured to detect voltages of a plurality of battery stacks of a battery pack having the plurality of battery stacks each having a plurality of battery cells connected, at intervals of a predetermined period, respectively.
Fujitsu Ten Limited

Activation device for an electonic faucet

An activation device for an electronic faucet comprises a body, a shell, and a battery. It is further characterized in that a wireless transmission module is arranged at the shell and electrically connected with the battery pack.

Systems and methods for charging and warming vehicle components

A system includes an on-board charger that receives energy from an external power source and a battery having a state of charge (soc) and a battery temperature. The system also includes a battery heater that converts electrical energy into thermal energy (heat) for increasing the battery temperature.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Electric vehicle and equipment therefor

Disclosed herein is an electric vehicle including a power source, an electric motor adapted to be supplied with electric power from the power source for vehicle driving, a sheet-shaped solar battery for electric power generation, a storing portion for storing the sheet-shaped solar battery in its nonoperating condition, and a connecting unit for allowing the supply of electric power from the sheet-shaped solar battery to at least one of the electric motor and the power source, wherein when the sheet-shaped solar battery is used to perform electric power generation, the sheet-shaped solar battery is taken out of the storing portion and then spread to effect photovoltaic power generation.. .
Disco Corporation

Battery pack configuration

A reconfigurable battery pack is disclosed. The reconfigurable battery back includes plurality of reconfigurable units, such as cells, and switches or selectors coupled to the reconfigurable units within the reconfigurable battery pack.
Faraday&future Inc.

Automobile battery protection structure

An automobile battery protection structure includes a middle channel; two protection components symmetrically disposed on the left and right of the middle channel each of the protection components includes a vehicle door sill, a seat beam assembly, a floor panel, and a longitudinal beam. One end of the seat beam assembly is attached to the upper part of the vehicle door sill, and the other end of the seat beam assembly attached to the upper side of the middle channel.
Wuhu Power-technology Research Co., Ltd.

System and efficiency among devices

A wearable multifunction device or earpiece or a pair of earpieces includes one or more processors, at least one microphone coupled to the one or more processors, a biometric sensor coupled to the one or more processors, and a memory coupled to the one or more processors, the memory having computer instructions causing the one or more processors to perform the operations of sensing a remaining battery life and based on the sensing, prioritizing one or more of the functions of always on recording, biometric measuring, biometric recording, sound pressure level measuring, voice activity detection, key word detection, key word analysis, personal audio assistant functions, transmission of data to a tethered phone, transmission of data to a server, transmission of data to a cloud device.. .
Personics Holdings, Llc.

Voltage disconnect architecture

A disconnect architecture for use with a system having a battery pack and positive and negative bus rails includes a mid-pack low-power (lp) relay, a fuse, semiconductor switches, and a sequencer circuit. The mid-pack lp relay is positioned between the rails at a mid-stack point of the battery pack, and divides a voltage across the battery pack when commanded open.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Apparatus and charging battery pack

A battery pack charging apparatus includes battery modules assigned to charging groups, the battery pack charging apparatus includes a charging factor setter configured to set charging factors of charging groups of the battery pack based on battery information; a sequential charger configured to sequentially charge the charging groups of the battery pack based on the charging factors of the set charging groups; and a charging controller configured to control charging of the charging groups based on either one or both of an individual group control factor and a pack control factor while the charging groups are sequentially charged.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Enhanced parallel protection circuit

An enhanced parallel protection circuit is provided. A system using separate battery packs in a parallel configuration is arranged with multiple protection circuit modules (pcms).

Johnson lithium oxygen electrochemical engine

A rechargeable lithium air battery is provided. The battery contains a ceramic separator forming an anode chamber, a molten lithium anode contained in the anode chamber, an air cathode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte.
Johnson Ip Holding, Llc

Electrochemical cell, battery module including the same, and battery pack including the same

An electrochemical cell includes: a positive current collector in which an injection part, an ejection part and a passage are defined, where air including an oxygen is injected through the injection part, an exhaust gas is ejected though the ejection part ejecting, and the passage defines a single path which connects the injection part and the ejection part; and a unit cell disposed to be adjacent to the positive current collector. The unit cell includes a positive electrode layer, an active material of which is the oxygen gas, a negative electrode metal layer disposed on an opposite to the positive current collector with respect to the positive electrode layer, and an electrolyte membrane interposed between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode metal layer..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Lithium ion battery with thermal runaway protection

Lithium ion batteries are provided that include materials that provide advantageous endothermic functionalities contributing to the safety and stability of the batteries. The endothermic materials may include a ceramic matrix incorporating an inorganic gas-generating endothermic material.
Cadenza Innovation, Inc.

Current distribution for battery pack management

One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: a processor; a memory operatively coupled to the processor; and a battery pack supplying power to the processor and the memory; said battery pack comprising: a plurality of cells, wherein a current flow through the plurality of cells is arranged as a function of temperature of at least a portion of the battery pack. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Battery thermal management system including thermoelectric device

A battery thermal management system according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery pack, a coolant subsystem configured to cool the battery pack, and a thermoelectric device disposed within the coolant subsystem and selectively activated to augment cooling of the battery pack.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Lithium-ion battery module

A lithium-ion battery module with large-capacity and without parallel batteries is provided. The lithium-ion battery module includes a lithium-ion battery pack with large-capacity and without parallel group, and a battery management unit.
Beijing Globe Super Power New Energy Technology Developement Co., Ltd.

Electronics umbrella for electrified vehicle battery packs

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an electronics module and an electronics umbrella positioned to channel moisture away from the electronics module.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack array retention

An exemplary battery assembly includes an endplate of a battery array, and an enclosure wall secured directly to the endplate from outside an open area of a battery pack enclosure. An exemplary method of securing a battery array includes positioning a battery array within an open area of an enclosure and, from a position outside the open area, securing an endplate of a battery array directly to a wall of a battery pack enclosure..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack array retention

An exemplary battery assembly includes an endwall, an endplate, and a flange secured within a recess to secure the endwall relative to the endplate. One of the endwall or the endplate provides the flange, and the other of the endwall or the endplate provides the recess..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack with slide-in battery assembly

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an enclosure and a battery assembly retained relative to the enclosure. One of the battery assembly and the enclosure includes a groove configured to receive a flange of the other of the battery assembly and the enclosure as the battery assembly is slid into engagement with the enclosure..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack, which includes a battery module assembly; a first end plate and a second end plate respectively installed at the battery module assembly; a first pressure adjustment bar fixed to the first end plate; and a second pressure adjustment bar fixed to the second end plate, wherein the first pressure adjustment bar includes an accommodation space formed so that the second pressure adjustment bar is slidably inserted therein; and a plurality of hook holes formed along a sliding direction of the second pressure adjustment bar, wherein the second pressure adjustment bar has an elastic hook elastically coupled to any one of the hook holes selectively so that when the second pressure adjustment bar slides along the accommodation space, the second pressure adjustment bar is released from any one of the hook holes and then coupled to another one of the hook holes. Since the interval between the end plates is automatically adjusted step by step, the pressure between the battery module assembly and the end plates may be automatically maintained consistently..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Optical device

The optical device (100) is, for example, a light emitting device or a photoelectric conversion device (for example, a solar battery), and includes a substrate (110), a conductive section (124), a first electrode (120), a functional layer (130), and a second electrode (140). The conductive section (124) is formed on a first surface (112) of the substrate (110).
Pioneer Corporation

Backup power assembly having blind mate connector

A computer system including a chassis having a first chassis component and a backup power source. The backup power source, including a battery pack and a blind mate connector, selectively mounted to the first chassis component, the battery pack electrically connected to the blind mate connector, the backup power source and first chassis component together forming a backup power assembly, wherein the blind mate connector of the backup power source engages a corresponding blind mate connector of the computer system to electrically connect the backup power source to a power supply system of the computer system when the backup power assembly is installed in the computer system, and wherein the first chassis component provides a computer system function unrelated to the backup power source.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Preconditioning electrified vehicle subsystems based on weather forecasts

A method for preconditioning various subsystems of an electrified vehicle according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, scheduling preconditioning of a battery pack, an interior cabin, a transmission and an engine of the electrified vehicle prior to a next expected usage time based at least on a weather forecast.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery electric vehicle

A battery electric vehicle provided in the present invention comprises a vehicle body having wheels, an electric motor, an electric generator, and an electricity management device. The electric motor and the electric generator are connected to different wheels of the vehicle body respectively.
Lineng-tech Corporation

Battery system, and operating said battery system

The invention relates to a method for operating a battery system (1) comprising a plurality of battery cells (8) and a battery management system for monitoring and controlling the battery cells (8), wherein the battery management system has a main controller (2) and a first measurement chain (34) and a second measurement chain (36) with in each case a plurality of measurement chips (40, 42) which are designed to redundantly detect measurement data from the battery cells (8) and in each case to carry out diagnoses and state of charge compensation of the battery cells (8). In this case, it is provided that the battery system (1) has a control channel by means of which a hierarchy state of the two measurement chains (34, 36) is defined, wherein, in the event of the breakdown of one of the measurement chains (34, 36), the battery system (1) is changed over to a mode with reduced availability and the hierarchy state is adjusted to the effect that the other measurement chain carries out the detection of the measurement data, the diagnoses and the state of charge compensation.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

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 estimating a temperature of a thermal battery after the battery and coolant included therein have reached thermal equilibrium, and determining a state of charge of the battery based on the estimated temperature and one or more chemical properties of two phase change materials included within the battery.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Improvements in and relating to a vehicular refrigerator system

There is provided a commercial refrigerator vehicle for the transport of refrigerated produce, the commercial refrigerator vehicle comprising a wheeled chassis, a cab, an internal combustion engine, a refrigerator compartment on the wheeled chassis, and a refrigerator system for controlling interior temperature of the refrigerator compartment. The refrigerator system includes a refrigerator unit, a dedicated rechargeable electrical energy storage device housed in the cab, a vehicle battery pack chargeable directly or indirectly via the internal combustion engine and a charger for the electrical energy storage device.
Perpetual V2g Systems Limited

Electric actuator system

Electric actuator system preferably for furniture, especially beds such as hospital, care or domestic beds comprising at least one actuator (6, 7; 21) for bringing about the adjustment of the article of furniture, a mains-based power supply (26, 31) and typically also a rechargeable battery pack, a controller (25;32), at least one operating unit (14, 29) and an orientation light (16). The actuator system is equipped with at least one socket (15) for a plug, and the orientation light (16) is designed as a separate unit with a plug (17) for cooperation with the socket (15) or one of the sockets in the actuator system.
Linak A/s

Systems and methods for extending battery life by monitoring device activity

The disclosed technology includes techniques for preserving battery life of a mobile device by monitoring a mobile device to determine a state of inactivity. A state of inactivity may be determined if the screen of the mobile device is off and the mobile device remains stationary for a period of time.
Google Inc.

Woman's accessory smartphone battery charger

A compact mirror for use with woman's cosmetics includes a smartphone battery charging system integrated therein. A connection interface, such as, for example, a usb interface, is in electrical communication with an internal rechargeable battery pack.

E-fuse/switch by back end of line (beol) process

An apparatus and method for use in devices such as rechargeable battery packs. The apparatus, in one embodiment, includes an integrated circuit comprising a first circuit, a second circuit, and a thin film transistor (tft).
Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Method and system for managing battery assembly

Methods and systems for forming and changing electrical connections between a plurality of batteries (1041˜2046, 2041˜2046, 3041˜3046, 6041, 6043˜6046, 8041, 8043, 8044, 8046) within a battery assembly (100, 200, 300, 600, 800) are provided to balance the battery properties. The batteries (1041˜2046, 2041˜2046, 3041˜3046, 6041, 6043˜6046, 8041, 8043, 8044, 8046) having similar properties may be grouped into one battery pack, and an adjustment to existence of electrical connections between the plurality of batteries (1041˜2046, 2041˜2046, 3041˜3046, 6041, 6043˜6046, 8041, 8043, 8044, 8046) may be enabled while the battery assembly (100, 200, 300, 600, 800) is powering the object..
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

Adjusting electrified vehicle operation to balance electrical grid

A method for balancing electrical grid production with electrical grid demand, according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, adjusting operation of an engine of an electrified vehicle during a drive event to either conserve a state of charge of a battery pack in response to a first grid condition of an electrical grid or deplete the state of charge of the battery pack in response to a second grid condition of the electrical grid.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Energy store

The invention relates to a smart energy store for mobile consumers. The area of application of the invention is electrically driven vehicles, for example bicycles with an auxiliary electric drive.
Pendix Gmbh

Method for battery management and battery management system

The invention relates to a method for managing a battery comprising a plurality of battery cells, wherein a maximum value of a current that can be delivered by the battery is adjusted on the basis of a frequency distribution (44) of a root mean square current delivered by the battery. The invention further relates to a battery management system and a computer program for carrying out said method as well as to a motor vehicle comprising a battery which includes a battery management system of said type..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electrode for redox flow battery, redox flow battery, and electrode characteristics evaluation method

An electrode for a redox flow battery, which is used in a redox flow battery that carries out a battery reaction using an electrolyte containing an active material, has a capacitance of more than 0.01 f/g. The electrode for a redox flow battery preferably has a charge transfer resistivity of 1 Ω·cm2 or less.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Modular battery powered handheld surgical instrument with voltage sag resistant battery pack

A system including a battery assembly for use in a modular handheld surgical instrument, wherein the battery assembly includes a primary battery pack, a secondary battery pack, and a circuit configured to supply a first output voltage to a first load of the modular handheld surgical instrument via the primary battery pack, supply a second output voltage to a second load of the modular handheld surgical instrument via the secondary battery pack, and upon sensing a sagging voltage from the primary battery pack, supply a supplemental voltage to the first load, via the secondary battery pack, to prevent the battery assembly from supplying an output voltage below a predetermined threshold output voltage under the first load.. .
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A positive electrode active material includes: a particle including a lithium composite oxide; a first layer that is provided on a surface of the particle and includes a lithium composite oxide; and a second layer that is provided on a surface of the first layer. The lithium composite oxide included in the particle and the lithium composite oxide included in the first layer have the same composition or almost the same composition, the second layer includes an oxide or a fluoride, and the lithium composite oxide included in the first layer has lower crystallinity than the lithium composite oxide included in the particle..
Sony Corporation

Repairable battery pack device and use

A repairable battery pack is provided that includes a plurality of bricks, with each brick including a plurality of battery cells, a positive brick bus formed by interconnection of positive polarity tabs on the cells, a negative brick bus formed by interconnection of negative polarity tabs on the cells, at least one positive brick conductor secured to the positive brick bus, and at least one negative brick conductor secured to the negative brick bus; and a battery box wherein the bricks are positioned inside, and wherein the positive brick conductor and negative brick conductor of the plurality of bricks are connected in a series configuration, and a battery management module configured to permit or prevent the passing of input power from the bricks to an output of the battery management module.. .
Mean Green Products, Llc

Battery pack with light source

A battery pack comprises a housing shaped to fit into a battery compartment of a battery-operated device. A battery is disposed within the housing.
Ampro North America Corp.





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