This timely book provides you with a solid understanding of battery management systems (BMS) in large Li-Ion battery packs, describing the important technical challenges in this field and exploring the most effective solutions. You find in-depth discussions on BMS topologies, functions, and complexities, helping you determine which permutation is right for your application. Packed with numerous graphics, tables, and images, the book explains the whysù and howsù of Li-Ion BMS design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting. This hands-on resource includes an unbiased description and comparison of all the off-the-shelf Li-Ion BMSs available today. Moreover, it explains how using the correct one for a given application can help to get a Li-Ion pack up and running in little time at low cost.
Preface ; Introduction - Naming Conventions. Li-Ion Cells. Li-Ion BMSs. Li-Ion Batteries. ; BMS Options - Functionality. Technology. Topology.; BMS Functions - Measurement. Management. Evaluation. External Communications. Logging and Telemetry. ; Off-the-Shelf BMSs -Introduction. ; Custom BMS Design - Using BMS ASICs. Analog BMS Design. Ready-Made, Digital BMS Designs. Custom Digital BMS Design. Cell Interface. Distributed Charging. ; Deploying a BMS - Installing. Configuring. Testing. Troubleshooting. Using. ; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Glossary. About the Author. Index ;