SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Advanced Battery Technologies (Part 3 of 4): Battery Safety and Battery Design
(Session Code: PFL730)

Room 140 A  8:00 a.m.

The success of HEV's, PHEV's & EV's is highly dependent on their batteries. This session focuses on advanced battery technologies, including, but not limited to: advanced materials and cell chemistries, battery management systems and controls, modeling, testing, diagnosis and health monitoring, safety, reliability, durability, battery charging, battery economics/cost reduction, and system integration/optimization. These topics can be addressed at the cell, module, pack or vehicle levels.

Organizers - Wayne Cai, General Motors Co.; Yi Ding, US Army; Neil M. Johnson, Ricardo Inc.; Alvaro Masias, Ford Motor Co.; James Miller, Argonne National Laboratory; Ramesh Rebba, General Motors Co.
Chairpersons - Yi Ding; James Miller, Argonne National Laboratory

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1857
Quantification of Combustion Hazards of Thermal Runaway Failures in Lithium-Ion Batteries
Vijay Somandepalli, Kevin Marr, Quinn Horn, Exponent Inc.
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1838
Cone Calorimetry as a Tool for Thermal Hazard Assessment of Li-Ion Cells
Vijay Somandepalli, Hubert Biteau, Exponent Inc.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1836
Optimizing Lithium-Ion Batteries - Tailoring Electrodes for Microhybrid Vehicle Applications
Brian Sisk, Zhenli Zhang, Johnson Controls Power Solutions
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1846
Switched-Capacitor Cell Balancing: A Fresh Perspective
Ienkaran Arasaratnam, McMaster Univ.; Jimi Tjong, Ford Motor Co.; Saeid Habibi, McMaster Univ.
9:40 a.m.
Networking Break
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1853
Evaluation of Air Conditioning Impact on the Electric Vehicle Range and Li-Ion Battery Life
Ehsan Samadani, Roydon Fraser, Michael Fowler, University of Waterloo
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-1844
Improved Cyclic Performances of Li-Sulfur Batteries with Sulfone-Based Electrolyte
Nary Shin, Kyoung Han Ryu, Yong-Gu Kim, Ho-Taek Lee, Hyundai Motor Co.
10:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
How Energy Storage and Power Delivery Solutions Spur Start-Stop Growth
John Miller, Maxwell Technologies
11:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Meeting the Needs of Next-Generation Micro-Hybrid Systems with Nickel-Zinc Battery Technology
Salil Soman, Powergenix

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-GTL-00001, COLL-TP-00384 and SUB-TP-00011, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Hybrid and Electric Powertrains Committee / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity