Next Article in Journal
Biogas Production from Thin Stillage on an Industrial Scale—Experience and Optimisation
Next Article in Special Issue
Recent Research Progress on Non-aqueous Lithium-Air Batteries from Argonne National Laboratory
Previous Article in Journal
Cost and CO2 Emission Optimization of Steel Reinforced Concrete Columns in High-Rise Buildings
Previous Article in Special Issue
Modeling the Effects of the Cathode Composition of a Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery on the Discharge Behavior
Energies 2013, 6(11), 5625-5641; doi:10.3390/en6115625
Article

Peukert Revisited—Critical Appraisal and Need for Modification for Lithium-Ion Batteries

* ,
,
 and
Received: 15 August 2013; in revised form: 3 October 2013 / Accepted: 9 October 2013 / Published: 25 October 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Li-ion Batteries and Energy Storage Devices)
Download PDF [1026 KB, uploaded 25 October 2013]
Abstract: The Peukert relationship was originally introduced in 1897 for lead-acid batteries and defines one of the most common parameters for battery performance evaluation. This article assesses its application for lithium-ion batteries. From the performed analysis, we can conclude that the Peukert relationship is suitable in a narrow working range such as limited current range and almost constant working temperature. Taking into account however that lithium-ion traction batteries in battery electric vehicle applications operate under strongly variable conditions, a novel relationship has been developed, allowing a more accurate description of the discharge capacity of lithium-ion batteries than the Peukert relationship does. The proposed new relationship has been derived based on comprehensive experimental analysis of the parameters that affect the battery discharge capacity and can be implemented in battery mathematical models.
Keywords: lithium-ion; Peukert relationship; discharge capacity lithium-ion; Peukert relationship; discharge capacity
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Export to BibTeX |
EndNote


MDPI and ACS Style

Omar, N.; Bossche, P.V.; Coosemans, T.; Mierlo, J.V. Peukert Revisited—Critical Appraisal and Need for Modification for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Energies 2013, 6, 5625-5641.

AMA Style

Omar N, Bossche PV, Coosemans T, Mierlo JV. Peukert Revisited—Critical Appraisal and Need for Modification for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Energies. 2013; 6(11):5625-5641.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Omar, Noshin; Bossche, Peter V.; Coosemans, Thierry; Mierlo, Joeri V. 2013. "Peukert Revisited—Critical Appraisal and Need for Modification for Lithium-Ion Batteries." Energies 6, no. 11: 5625-5641.


Energies EISSN 1996-1073 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert