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Thermal Testing for Automotive Batteries (.PDF Download)

March 9, 2021

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Thermal testing systems have come a long way to meet the requirements of current modern automobile manufacturing.  Within the life of some people around today, we have progressed from full automobile electrical schematics that fit on one page, and engine electrical components housed in wooden boxes, to sophisticated computer systems that would have made the heads of people spin in the day of Henry Ford or Karl Benz.

The overall cost/benefit of consumer vehicles has slowly been tipping toward the electric vehicle. Given the great recent advances in battery cost and weight per kWh and optimized battery management systems, electric cars have become even more practical.  Additionally, charging infrastructure deployment and the cultural appeal of lowered emissions and energy independence, all push us toward more and better battery vehicles.

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