Battery Management Systems

Nuvation BMS Applications

BMS User Interface - System View

BMS User Interface – System View

Nuvation offers custom-engineered Battery Management System (BMS) solutions, designed to monitor, balance, and protect large-scale battery stacks in many applications. These applications include grid storage, hybrid and electric vehicles, secondary vehicles such as industrial fork lifts or ATVs, residential time of use billing, solar and wind power conversions systems, UPS backup, and many military/defense uses.

The technology to manage next-generation battery systems for peak performance is complex, and requires state of the art design and

BMS User Interface - Pack View

BMS User Interface – Pack View

testing to guarantee the results first time and on-going. Nuvation BMS solutions address all of the needs associated with today’s complex systems, including accuracy, noise immunity, compliance with standards, and competitive cost. Use of the Nuvation designed BMS technology will result in improved battery life, safety, decreased charge times, and advanced fuel gauging. All of these will improve ROI and accelerate your time to market.

 

Main Features and Capabilities

  • Design is customized to meet application-specific requirements
  • Decreases charge time and improved battery life through intelligent power management
  • Reduces development time by providing a real-world tested system as a base design
  • Ensures safety by accurate and early detection of fault conditions
  • Scalable design compatible with standard lithium,  nickel-based, and traditional lead-acid battery chemistries
  • Low-cost distributed topology
  • Low-power sleep mode
  • Advanced fuel gauging to provide battery pack relative state of charge
  • iPad application is available for wireless pack and cell monitoring
  • Performance validated using a thorough test strategy from benchtop to highway, including validation on a real-world test platform (the EV BMS on Nuvation’s all-electric vehicle eRex)
  • Tolerant of harsh transients new to electric vehicles such as a mid-pack fuse blow under full powertrain load
    BMS System Architecture

    BMS System Architecture

Key Specifications

  • -40 to +85C operating temperature
  • 3 to 12 cells per Pack Management Board, with 1 to 4 strings per Tank Controller, for a system scalable to thousands of cells
  • Allows temperature monitoring of every cell
  • Allows precise and intelligent balancing of every cell
  • CAN and Ethernet communication interfaces

Applications

  • Grid-attached energy storage
  • Residential time-of-billing load redistribution systems
  • Uninterruptible power supply systems
  • EV mobile platforms and robotics
  • Solar and wind power systems
  • Industrial equipment
  • Hybrid and EV battery management systems

Contact us to learn more about our Battery Management Serives and Battery Backup Management Services.