The Energy Storage Short Course

Held Quarterly:

  • Battery Fundamentals (3 Days)
  • Battery 101
  • Cell Manufacturing
  • Testing and Validation
  • Micro-grid
  • Battery Management System
  • Overview of Current Battery Standards
  • Second Life Applications
  • Overview of Current Technological Trends

Available Upon Request

DC High Voltage Fundamentals

2-Day Deep Dive
Electricity 101
High Voltage
DC vs AC High Voltage
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Battery Safety Considerations

Cell Manufacturing Theory

2-Day Deep Dive
Electrolytic Cells 101
Lead Acid Chemistries
Common Lithium-Ion Chemistries
Advanced Chemistries
Common Cell Failures

Cell Manufacturing Processes

2-Day Deep Dive
Cell Manufacturing 101
Manufacturing Equipment
Coin Cell Assembly
Cylindrical Cell Assembly
Pouch Cell Assembly
Prismatic Cell Assembly
Coating Methods
Slip Coating
Mixing Procedures

Battery Packaging and Thermal Management

2-Day Deep Dive
Cell Understanding and Preparation
Series/Parallel Block Configuration
Thermal Systems
Thermal Interface Materials
Event Mitigation
Multi-Pack Architecture

Battery Management Systems (BMS)

2-Day Deep Dive
Advanced BMS Architecture and Theory
Safety and Controls
Algorithm and States (SOC, SOH, SOF)
Periphery Devices

Energy Storage Short Course

Brief presentation from Industry Partner

Admiral Instruments
Company: Admiral Instruments
Presenter: Mark Sholin, Co-founder & President
Presentation Title: Beyond Battery Cyclers – Using Potentiostats for Advanced Battery Characterization

This 15 minute presentation answers the following questions:
1) What are potentiostats?
2) How do potentiostats differ from battery cyclers?
3) What is Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)?
4) In what ways can EIS data be used to understand battery behaviors and performance?
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