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Monday, February 4 and Wednesday, February 6, 2013

AABC 2013 . Tutorial A: Lithium-Ion Cell Engineering

Tutorial A:
Lithium-Ion Cell Engineering
Robert Spotnitz

Presented by:

Robert Spotnitz, President, Battery Design LLC

Dr. Spotnitz is a leading developer of mathematical models that simulate battery operation. Dr. Spotnitz, who previously held several senior technical positions in materials and battery development, founded Battery Design in 1999 to provide consulting and develop custom software for battery developers and users. He is a well-known speaker on various aspects of battery engineering.


  • General Aspects of Lithium-Ion Battery Technology
  • Cell Design
    • Electrodes Design
    • Stack/jelly Roll Design
    • Cell Balance
    • Energy vs. Power
    • Thermal Design
    • Mechanical Design
  • Cell Performance
    • As Function of Power Level
    • Impact of  Temperature
    • Charging Rate
    • Cycle and Calendar Life
    • Performance Estimation
  • Safety Characteristics and Abuse Tolerance
  • Cost
  • Outlook