Thermal management of batteries for electric vehicles

C. Huber1; R. Kuhn2    1 Institute for Electrical Energy Storage Technology, Munich, Germany2 TUM CREATE Ltd, Singapore


Temperature and humidity level highly affect the performance, safety, and lifetime of battery cells, thus making their control a key challenge for battery integration into vehicles. Depending on cell type and intended application, a variety of thermal management systems is existent, complicating the selection and the dimensioning process. Due to a wider market penetration and a trend toward high-capacity battery packs and fast charging, thermal management will significantly gain further importance for the overall vehicle concept.


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