- Published in issue 4/2017 on page 40
Battery Management System Tutorial
Today’s electronic devices have higher mobility and are greener than ever before. Battery advancements are fueling this progression in a wide range of products from portable power tools to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and wireless speakers. In recent years, the efficiency of a battery in terms of how much power it can output with respect to size and weight has dramatically improved. Think about how heavy and bulky a car battery is. Its main purpose is to start the car. With recent advancements, you can purchase a lithium-ion battery to jump start your car, and it only weighs a couple pounds and is the size of your hand.