A Thermal Runaway Simulation on a Lithium Titanate Battery and the Battery Module
AbstractBased on the electrochemical and thermal model, a coupled electro-thermal runaway model was developed and implemented using finite element methods. The thermal decomposition reactions when the battery temperature exceeds the material decomposition temperature were embedded into the model. The temperature variations of a lithium titanate battery during a series of charge-discharge cycles under different current rates were simulated. The results of temperature and heat generation rate demonstrate that the greater the current, the faster the battery temperature is rising. Furthermore, the thermal influence of the overheated cell on surrounding batteries in the module was simulated, and the variation of temperature and heat generation during thermal runaway was obtained. It was found that the overheated cell can induce thermal runaway in other adjacent cells within 3 mm distance in the battery module if the accumulated heat is not dissipated rapidly. View Full-Text
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Chen, M.; Sun, Q.; Li, Y.; Wu, K.; Liu, B.; Peng, P.; Wang, Q. A Thermal Runaway Simulation on a Lithium Titanate Battery and the Battery Module. Energies 2015, 8, 490-500.
Chen M, Sun Q, Li Y, Wu K, Liu B, Peng P, Wang Q. A Thermal Runaway Simulation on a Lithium Titanate Battery and the Battery Module. Energies. 2015; 8(1):490-500.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Man; Sun, Qiujuan; Li, Yongqi; Wu, Ke; Liu, Bangjin; Peng, Peng; Wang, Qingsong. 2015. "A Thermal Runaway Simulation on a Lithium Titanate Battery and the Battery Module." Energies 8, no. 1: 490-500.