Thermal simulation of high-power Li-ion battery with LiMn1/3Ni1/3Co1/3O2 cathode on cell and module levels

Yasir Abdul-Quadir*, Tomi Laurila, Juha Karppinen, Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel

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Abstract

Thermal modeling of temperature rise in high-power Li-ion battery cells and modules is presented here. Simulation results are validated by experiments. Results indicate that entropy heat generation plays a significant role in heat generation of Li-ion battery cells and should be included in simulation as a function of state of charge (SOC). Simulation results utilizing measured overpotential resistance and entropy heat generation provide the best fit when compared to experimental results. Resistance data provided by supplier shows significant difference compared with measured data and should be critically examined for any module design purposes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)564-572
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Energy Research
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • CFD simulation
  • Entropy change
  • Li-ion battery
  • Overpotential resistance

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