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DESA: Dependable, Efficient, Scalable Architecture for Management of Large-Scale Batteries
By: Hahnsang Kim; Shin, K.G.;
2012 / IEEE
This item was taken from the IEEE Periodical ' DESA: Dependable, Efficient, Scalable Architecture for Management of Large-Scale Batteries ' Conventional battery management systems (BMSs) for electric vehicles (EVs) are designed in an ad hoc way, causing the supply of EVs to fall behind the market demand. A well-designed and combined hardware-software architecture is essential for the efficient management of a large-scale battery pack that may consists of thousands of battery cells as in Tesla Motors and GM Chevy Volt. We propose a Dependable, Efficient, Scalable Architecture (DESA) that effectively monitors a large number of battery cells, efficiently controls, and reconfigures, if needed, their connection arrangement. DESA supports hierarchical, autonomous management of battery cells, where a global BMS orchestrates a group of local BMSs. A local controller on each local BMS autonomously manages an array of battery cells, and the global controller reconfigures the connectivity of such battery-cell arrays in coordination with the local controllers. Also, DESA allows individual arrays and local BMSs to be selectively powered-off for energy savings. The performance of this energy-saving capability is modeled and evaluated using a Markov chain. Our evaluation results show that DESA effectively tolerates battery-cell failures by an order-of-magnitude-while achieving 7.4 �service cost savings-better than a conventional BMS. This superior performance not only extends the battery life significantly, but also provides the flexibility in supporting diverse electric power demands from a growing number of on-board applications.
Ad Hoc Networks
Battery Management Systems
Battery Powered Vehicles
Diverse Electric Power Demands
Dependable Efficient Scalable Architecture
Large-scale Battery Pack Management System
Ad Hoc Network
Energy Saving Capability
Voltage And Cell Balancing
Battery Cells And Packs
Battery Management System (bms)
Reconfiguration Of Cell And Pack Connections
Signal Processing And Analysis
Power, Energy And Industry Applications