Breaking News
Design How-To

Active balancing boosts HEV/EV Li-ion battery utilization: Part 2—Methods

NO RATINGS
More Related Links
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
PH Eng
User Rank
Rookie
re: Active balancing boosts HEV/EV Li-ion battery utilization: Part 2—Methods
PH Eng   12/16/2010 3:17:18 AM
NO RATINGS
I'm very interested in the BMS circuit board mentioned in the full article (on Automotive Designline Europe), but I couldn't find any information on NS' web site. Does anyone know whether it's commercially available?

GREAT-Terry
User Rank
CEO
re: Active balancing boosts HEV/EV Li-ion battery utilization: Part 2—Methods
GREAT-Terry   12/2/2010 4:02:47 PM
NO RATINGS
The author just provide a too simplified idea on this topic. Active balancing is a very hot topic in BMS field and I know many companies are actively design solutions but none is successful yet. If NS is really doing good thing here, I hope to see some more details on the design and see how robust and reliable this solution is.

Abrahim
User Rank
Rookie
re: Active balancing boosts HEV/EV Li-ion battery utilization: Part 2—Methods
Abrahim   12/2/2010 9:43:52 AM
NO RATINGS
With no offense to the writer, i fail to see the usefulness of this article other than promoting the new chip. It just highlights the obvious problems faced by the series architecture and some cumbersome solutions which were proposed in the past. It would have been much appreciated if the internal functional diagram of the projected chip was discussed and possibly with an example case-study.

August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll
Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
How to Cope with a Burpy Comet
October 17, 2pm EDT Friday
EE Times Editorial Director Karen Field interviews Andrea Accomazzo, Flight Director for the Rosetta Spacecraft.