Electrochemical-thermal modeling of automotive Li-ion batteries and experimental validation using a three-electrode cell

Weifeng Fang, Ou Jung Kwon, Chao Yang Wang

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An electrochemical-thermal-coupled model is used to predict performance of a Li-ion cell as well as its individual electrodes at various operating temperatures. The model is validated against the experimental data for constant current and pulsing conditions characteristic of hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) applications. The prediction of individual electrode potential is also compared with 3-electrode cell experimental data with good agreement. The predictive ability of the individual electrode behavior is very useful to address important issues related to electrode degradation and subzero performance of automotive Li-ion batteries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-115
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Energy Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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