Development and Verification of a Distributed Electro-Thermal Li-Ion Cell Model

Richard Stocker, Neophytos Lophitis, Asim Mumtaz

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceedingpeer-review

    6 Citations (Scopus)
    193 Downloads (Pure)


    This paper presents a 1D distributed electro-thermal liion cell model. The model is intended to give accurate representation of cell thermal and electrical characteristics in response to current application, highlighting distributions of these parameters across the cell. It is also designed to be compact and
    fast simulating. A generalized parameterization approach allows the model to be easily adaptable to different cell designs and chemistries. The model achieves this by combining a thermal model based on thermal laws, with an electrical equivalent circuit model, both populated by empirical data accessible through simple individual cell testing. In this paper, the model is explained, and
    simulation results are correlated against a Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC)/graphite cell cycled under constant current and also dynamic conditions without cooling. It was found that the model provides accurate results when compared to a constant current discharge and representative drive test cycle
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON) 2018
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-6684-1
    ISBN (Print) 978-1-5090-6684-1
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018
    Event44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2018) - Washington, United States
    Duration: 21 Oct 201823 Oct 2018
    Conference number: 44th


    Conference44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2018)
    Abbreviated titleIECON 2018
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Internet address

    Bibliographical note

    © 2018 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.

    Copyright © and Moral Rights are retained by the author(s) and/ or other copyright owners. A copy can be downloaded for personal non-commercial research or study, without prior permission or charge. This item cannot be reproduced or quoted extensively from without first obtaining permission in writing from the copyright holder(s). The content must not be changed in any way or sold commercially in any format or medium without the formal permission of the copyright holders.


    • Lithium-ion
    • Battery cell
    • Simulation
    • Model


    Dive into the research topics of 'Development and Verification of a Distributed Electro-Thermal Li-Ion Cell Model'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this