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Lecture notes and recordings for ECE5720: Battery Management and Control

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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.

For textbook information, please see the Equivalent-Circuit Methods textbook web site.

  1. Course introduction and syllabus. [PDF]
  2. Battery-Management-System Requirements. [PDF]
  3. Simulating Battery Packs. [PDF]
  4. Battery State Estimation. [PDF]
  5. Battery Health Estimation. [PDF]
  6. Cell Balancing. [PDF]
  7. Voltage-Based Power-Limit Estimation. [PDF]
  8. Physics-Based Optimal Controls. [PDF]