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Lecture notes and recordings for ECE4710/5710: Modeling, Simulation, and Identification of Battery Dynamics

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If you are not registered at UCCS to take this course for credit, and if you wish to do so, please contact Dr. Gregory Plett using the information provided in the Section 0 notes.

This course can be taken at the graduate level as part of the Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering option in Battery Controls. See the IDEATE web site for more details. (GATE Fellowships are available for qualified students.)

For textbook information, please see the Modeling, Simulation and Identification of Battery Dynamics textbook web site.
  1. Course introduction and syllabus. [PDF]
  2. Battery Boot Camp. [PDF]
  3. Equivalent-Circuit Cell Models. [PDF]
  4. Microscale Cell Models. [PDF]
  5. Continuum (Porous-Electrode) Cell Models. [PDF]
  6. State-Space Models and the Discrete-Time Realization Algorithm. [PDF]
  7. Reduced-Order Models of Cell Dynamics. [PDF]
  8. Thermal Modeling. [PDF]