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Title: Impact resistant battery enclosure systems

Battery enclosure arrangements for a vehicular battery system. The arrangements, capable of impact resistance include plurality of battery cells and a plurality of kinetic energy absorbing elements. The arrangements further include a frame configured to encase the plurality of the kinetic energy absorbing elements and the battery cells. In some arrangements the frame and/or the kinetic energy absorbing elements can be made of topologically interlocked materials.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1406528
Assignee:
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION ARPA-E
Patent Number(s):
9,806,306
Application Number:
14/551,670
Contract Number:
AR0000378
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 24
Research Org:
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, West Lafayette, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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