This branch is to provide a forum for anyone interested in Electric Vehicles such as bicycles, cars and other forms of transport.
ATA Melbourne Ev branch meeting - The 30 Year Lithium-Ion BatteryMay 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm
When: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 7:00pm
Where: Engineering Building (EN), Swinburne University, Hawthorn campus, Burwood road, Hawthorn. Follow the signs to Room EN515. If you have trouble locating the Engineering Building (EN) then you look at this Hawthorn campus map.
Note: Apologies for the late notice; the seminar is tomorrow night. Also we are back in the Engineering (EN) building this month.
The 30 year Li-Ion battery. Research partly funded by a Tesla grant.
This month Paul Paton (Branch Convener) will be talking about all things battery. Recent breakthroughs such as Graphene and Silicon anodes are being introduced into Li-Ion batteries. New electrolyte additives improve cycle life and cell capacity.
The Li-Ion battery is still king in electric vehicles. We will look into new developments and how the price is dropping year on year.
- New battery management system
- Modular design, scalable with modules for different battery chemistries
- Design extends life
Missed the last meeting? Catch up with YouTube here.
ATA Melbourne EV Group