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Title: Lithium battery management system

Provided is a system for managing a lithium battery system having a plurality of cells. The battery system comprises a variable-resistance element electrically connected to a cell and located proximate a portion of the cell; and a device for determining, utilizing the variable-resistance element, whether the temperature of the cell has exceeded a predetermined threshold. A method of managing the temperature of a lithium battery system is also included.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Waukesha, WI
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1043910
Report Number(s):
8,173,285
US patent application 11/921,442
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-95EE50425
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE