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About the Course

This course will provide you with a firm foundation in lithium-ion cell terminology and function and in battery-management-system requirements as needed by the remainder of the specialization. After completing this course, you will be able to: - List the major functions provided by a battery-management system and state their purpose - Match battery terminology to a list of definitions - Identify the major components of a lithium-ion cell and their purpose - Understand how a battery-management system “measures” current, temperature, and isolation, and how it controls contactors - Identify electronic components that can provide protection and specify a minimum set of protections needed - Compute stored energy in a battery pack - List the manufacturing steps of different types of lithium-ion cells and possible failure modes...

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Jan 24, 2019

Very good course for the beginners. Mr. Plett explains the concepts so clearly and his teaching style makes the subject more interesting. This course is very useful to those who are interested in BMS.


Jun 11, 2020

I must say, the instructor is extremely humble and very experienced. It has been an honour to learn from him. Some solved examples during the lectures might add to the already excellent experience.

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By Craig J

Apr 03, 2020

Very practical. Doable for someone who hasn't done any engineering in 30 yrs and was a mechanical engineer.

By Muhammed H

May 09, 2020

The course is very helpful and gives you industry knowledge from the basics so you can easily understand

By Ajit S

Sep 25, 2019

Very informative course. A good introduction to understanding scope and challenges in Battery technology

By Usman M

Jan 01, 2020

A very good base making for student of BMS and also for EV BATTERY SYSTEMS. Full of valuable knowledge.

By Jaime A A

Jul 02, 2019

Excellent course! It explains in a very simple way how a BMS work. I´m eager to take the next course

By Gianantonio B

May 01, 2020

Very interesting and well explained. Good small quizzes to practices the concepts of each lesson.

By Naresh P

Jul 02, 2020

Good to understand basics of basics of BMS and example problems are needed to understand more


Jul 21, 2019

A very intuitive introduction to BMS.

Professor Gregory Plett is a very pedagogical person.

By Shayan S Z

Jul 06, 2020

A very in-depth course which gives a deep dive to beginners in Li-ion battery technology.

By Saurabh S P

May 17, 2020

The quizzes make sure that you have understood the critical topics covered in the course.

By adham m o m

Apr 11, 2020

a really great course with lots of useful information and effective teaching methodology

By Ansari M I A R

May 05, 2020

Very best course related to battery managment system and explanation is also very best.

By Jayasankar V N

Jun 30, 2020

Awesome course and very relevant in current trend towards Electric Vehicle Technology.

By Ashok P

Feb 26, 2019

Really good course. It's very thorough course and makes you ready for BMS engineer.

By Sumukh S

Mar 07, 2019

Great course! It would be really great if you discuss few problems in the lectures

By Caros O

Jul 03, 2020

Great intro to understanding BMS functionality and its calculations! Thank you

By Talakallu S

Jun 21, 2020

Very much helpful to keep ourselves up to date in the present automobile world


Jun 08, 2020

Very systematically structured course, easy to understand as well as engaging

By clvasu

May 03, 2020

Gregory L. Plett is professional in his approach. Thank you. I learnt a lot

By Sankarshan D

Jul 04, 2020

Great introduction to a specialization that seems to be very interesting.

By Mayank K

Mar 27, 2020

This course can be your base for understanding the BMS.

very well designed

By Asitha S

Nov 11, 2018

Excellent course. Very in-depth and clearly presented by Professor Plett.

By Sandilya A

May 07, 2020

Well structured material for Introduction to battery-management systems.

By Pulkit G

Jun 07, 2020

it would be great if instructor could solve some sample problems in lec


Apr 30, 2020

very informative yet easy to understand. it helped me with my MSc study