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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   4/15/2014 3:38:39 PM
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Hi Ivan -- I'm waiting in anticipation for you to cover Lithium-Ion batteries -- did you see the blog William just posted -- Bad Assumptions & Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Still Catch Fire

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Re: Waiting in anticipation...stacks and lithium
eetcowie   4/16/2014 10:57:30 AM
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I will be designing a charger for a series stack of LiFePO4, to reach a high voltage. I plan to make individual, Isolated chargers for each sub-pack. This is for my regular day job. However, I will share my general approach, so you all can have some fun.

Might be a good idea to cover the battery before I start the design -- a refresher is in order, to avoid poofs -- although the folks at mythbusters would rather see the big bang.

I posted part of this in William's bad assumptions blog. 



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