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US20130189547 Battery Banks, Connector Assemblies, and Battery Connecting Methods  
Methods for controlling the usage of individual and/or groups of batteries within a bank of batteries are provided. Methods for connecting batteries are also provided. Battery connector boards are...
US20150030942 CREW REST POWERED BY A FUEL CELL SYSTEM  
Disclosed are crew rests that may be powered by the outputs of a fuel cell system or other suitable power source. For example, but not limited to, a combination of the water, oxygen-depleted air,...
US20110117396 Battery Pack and Method of Preventing Cap Disassembly or Cell Replacement in the Battery Pack  
A battery pack having a function for preventing operation of the battery pack when an abnormal replacement of a battery cell is detected or preventing a use of the battery pack in which a cap has...
US20110143175 UNDERWATER POWER GENERATION  
A method for providing auxiliary electrical power to an underwater well installation, the installation being linked to a surface location via an umbilical cable, to supplement any electrical power...
US20140349145 FAST THERMAL DUMPING FOR BATTERIES  
A cooling system includes a fluid delivery system configured to bring a working liquid (such as water) into thermal contact with a battery where it vaporizes into an exhaust gas, and an exhaust...
US20110281145 BATTERY THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems and methods for temperature control of a battery pack at, below, or above a target temperature, and/or within a temperature range. Systems and methods for battery pack thermal management...
US20120114983 Battery Pack  
In certain embodiments, an apparatus comprises a battery housing and mechanical switches. The battery housing is configured to house one or more batteries and comprises a connector configured to...
US20130316198 BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS WITH THERMALLY INTEGRATED FIRE SUPPRESSION  
A thermal management system is integral to a battery pack and/or individual cells. It relies on passive liquid-vapor phase change heat removal to provide enhanced thermal protection via rapid...
US20130065095 DESCRIBING A TEMPERATURE-CONTROL REQUEST IN ONE BYTE  
A plurality of types of heat-treatment requests are described in a signal in a single byte.
US20150155602 BATTERY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONNECTING A BATTERY TO THE BATTERY SYSTEM  
A battery system and method for connecting a battery to the battery system are disclosed. In one aspect, the battery system includes at least one first battery, a second battery, a first switch...
US20150104680 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A BATTERY PACK  
Systems and methods for operating a battery pack supplying power to propel a vehicle are disclosed. One example method comprises, determining a difference between an estimated battery pack...
US20140358350 Motor Vehicle, Battery, and Method for Controlling a Battery  
A battery comprises a number n of battery module strings, wherein n is a natural number greater than or equal to two. The battery module strings have several battery modules, and one battery...
US20120058369 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING FLUID TO A BATTERY  
A system for delivering water to a fluid electrolyte battery comprising at least one battery cell. Such a system includes a tank adapted to hold the fluid, a pump adapted to pump the fluid from...
US20100330400 Apparatus and methods for battery installation  
Apparatus and methods for placement of battery packs in portable information handling systems such as notebook and netbook computers. A first set of pivot features may be provided on opposing...
US20150010791 BATTERY PACK AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CHARGE OF BATTERY PACK  
A battery pack according to the present disclosure includes a battery cell including at least one unit cell, a first connector which is electrically connected to the battery cell, and a second...
US20150236325 BATTERY PACK SEPARATOR  
An example battery pack separator includes a spacer section and a vent section. The spacer section has a portion that is operative to fit between a first battery cell and a second battery cell...
US20110052944 DEVICE FOR HEATING A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY, CHARGER, AND ACCESSORY ELEMENT  
The invention relates to a method for heating a rechargeable battery in which the rechargeable battery is supplied with voltage in such a way that the current flowing in the rechargeable battery...
US20140210481 BATTERY TARGET TEMPERATURE METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems for determining a target temperature and/or adjusting a temperature associated with a battery, such as a vehicle battery. In some implementations of such methods, a...
US20120021258 Method of Controlling System Temperature to Extend Battery Pack Life  
A method for actively cooling the battery pack of an electric vehicle after the vehicle has been turned off, thereby limiting the adverse effects of temperature on battery life, is provided....
US20120171524 MOLTEN SALT BATTERY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TEMPERATURE OF MOLTEN SALT BATTERY  
In a molten salt battery device, molten salt batteries are arranged in a container to cause a space to be present around the molten salt batteries, and a heating medium is filled into the space...
US20150056475 SCALABLE HIGHLY AVAILABLE MODULAR BATTERY SYSTEM  
A modular battery pack system including a plurality of battery sub-modules operably connected in parallel and an isolation system configured to discretely isolate any one of the battery...
US20140072839 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COOLING OR HEATING OF BATTERY  
Disclosed herein is a system for controlling the cooling or heating of a battery. The system includes a battery having a hermetic sealing structure to prevent passage of air from an exterior, a...
US20150207176 FUNCTIONALIZED IONIC LIQUID COMBINATIONS  
This invention is directed to functional ionic liquid hybrid materials having negligible vapor pressure, nonflammability, good room-temperature ionic conductivity, wide electrochemical windows,...
US20140356652 BATTERY THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE  
A battery module according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery cell, a plate adjacent to the battery cell and a heat pipe attached to the plate...
US20130065094 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COOLING SECONDARY BATTERY  
Provided are a method and system for rapidly cooling a lithium secondary battery. A conductive connector is connected to at least one of positive and negative electrode terminals of a lithium...
US20120028087 METHOD FOR MANAGING THE HEAT IN AN ELECTRIC BATTERY  
Methods for managing the heat in an electric battery, including, when recharging said battery, preconditioning at an average temperature T0 and, when using said battery, determining the difference...
US20140099522 Low-Temperature Liquid Metal Batteries for Grid-Scaled Storage  
An electrochemical cell and its method of operation includes an electrolyte having a binary salt system of an alkali hydroxide and a second alkali salt. The anode, cathode, and electrolyte may be...
US20120003511 LITHIUM ION BATTERY FAILURE MITIGATION  
A method of mitigating battery cell failure is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a coupling between a battery pack and an internal combustion engine exhaust system, the...
US20130224610 Electrolyte Replenishing System And Method  
A battery system includes a battery including an anode, a cathode, and a liquid electrolyte; and a conduit communicating to the battery an electrolyte liquid having an electrolyte salt density...
US20120094152 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING BATTERY HEATING  
A method and a device for controlling battery heating is disclosed. The method comprises: starting battery heating when conditions for starting battery heating are met; and stopping battery...
US20120244393 Variable Insulating Battery Pack System and Method  
A variable insulating battery pack system includes a battery pack enclosure sized and configured to contain the battery pack, an enclosure space in the battery pack enclosure and a fluid pump...
US20120052337 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING ELECTROLYSIS ON BATTERY CONTACTS IN A DUAL-CONTACT BATTERY SYSTEM  
A dual-contact battery pack comprises a housing, a plurality of battery cells located within the housing, a first set of contacts and a second set of contacts coupled to the housing and to the...
US20140120384 DEVICE FOR AIDING IN THE FRACTURE OF A VENT OF AN ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL  
A device for aiding in the fracture of a vent of an electrochemical cell includes a main body having a first surface and a plurality of lobes extending out from the first surface of the main body...
US20130288083 FIRE SUPPRESSENT BATTERY PACK  
A fire suppressant battery system has a battery pack, a non-conductive fire suppressant liquid in a fire suppressant bladder, and a fire suppressant protective layer. The bladder melts at a...
US20110256430 WELD VALIDATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A BATTERY MODULE  
A weld validation system and method for a battery module are provided. The battery module has first and second battery cells and an interconnect member welded to first and second tabs of the first...
US20140141290 COMMUNITY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM  
A community energy storage system comprises a cabinet, at least one battery bank mounted within the cabinet, the at least one battery bank comprising a plurality of battery modules electrically...
US20140087215 TEMPERATURE CONTROLLING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF BATTERY  
There is provided a temperature controlling system of a battery, in which a switch is additionally provided in an energy storage system so as to control a charging/discharging current path to the...
US20110256432 BATTERY HUMIDITY CONTROL  
Systems and methods are provided for controlling humidity in gases exposed to batteries, which can be applied to humidity control in climate control gases in battery packs, for example those used...
US20110218694 BATTERY PACK, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, EQUIPMENT SYSTEM, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BATTERY PACK COOLING UNIT, AND PROGRAM  
A battery pack includes a battery cell, a temperature detection unit configured to detect a temperature of the battery cell, a cooling unit configured to cool down the battery cell, an information...
US20140099521 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING BATTERY  
Disclosed here is a system for managing a battery including a coolant pump to circulate a coolant through the system, a first cooling channel including a first shutoff valve, configured to...
US20130236748 AUTOMATED COMPOSITE BATTERY  
A composite battery capable of adjusting its own power output in response to predetermined signals or lack of predetermined signals is provided. The composite battery has a set of terminals, a...
US20120308854 ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORE AND METHOD FOR THERMALLY STABILIZING AN ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORE  
In an electrochemical energy store including at least one spatially delimited galvanic cell, said galvanic cell includes a component or a device which causes the level of heat generated within the...
US20140322563 BATTERY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COOLING THE BATTERY SYSTEM  
A battery system having a cooling plate with a conduit therein is provided. The system further includes a battery module having first and second battery cells. The system further includes a...
US20150132612 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING A BATTERY AT AN OPERATING TEMPERATURE  
The invention relates to a device and method for maintaining a battery at an operating temperature. Said device for maintaining a first battery at an operating temperature is characterized in that...
US20130004807 ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL HAVING RELEASABLE SUPPRESSANT  
An electrochemical cell is provided. The electrochemical cell includes, but is not limited to, a can, a cell element within the can, electrolyte within the can, and a first suppressant container...
US20130101874 BATTERY WITH INTEGRATED POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND SCALABLE BATTERY CUTOFF  
The present disclosure relates battery with an integrated power management system and scalable cutoff component, the battery system including a battery housing with first and second voltage output...
US20150210182 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING BATTERY STATE INFORMATION BASED ON INTERNAL BATTERY PRESSURE  
Systems and methods for monitoring a state of a battery system based on information related to a measured pressure within the battery system are presented. In certain embodiments, the disclosed...
US20130229187 System and Method for Monitoring Electrolyte Levels in a Battery  
A measuring device is used in conjunction with a programmable controller for monitoring electrolyte levels in the battery. According to one implementation, the measuring device is located in a...
US20110135974 System and Method for Monitoring Electrolyte Levels in a Battery  
A measuring device is used in conjunction with a programmable controller for monitoring electrolyte levels in the battery. According to one implementation, the measuring device is located in a...
US20140088809 DETECTION OF OVER-CURRENT IN A BATTERY PACK  
A controller identifies a condition of a hazardous internal short by comparing patterns of series element voltages to the last known balance condition of the series elements. If the loaded or...