06399238 is referenced by 69 patents and cites 3 patents.

A stand alone battery module including: (a) a mechanical configuration; (b) a thermal management configuration; (c) an electrical connection configuration; and (d) an electronics configuration. Such a module is fully interchangeable in a battery pack assembly, mechanically, from the thermal management point of view, and electrically. With the same hardware, the module can accommodate different cell sizes and, therefore, can easily have different capacities. The module structure is designed to accommodate the electronics monitoring, protection, and printed wiring assembly boards (PWAs), as well as to allow airflow through the module. A plurality of modules may easily be connected together to form a battery pack. The parts of the module are designed to facilitate their manufacture and assembly.

Title
Module configuration
Application Number
9/459455
Publication Number
6399238 (B1)
Application Date
December 13, 1999
Publication Date
June 4, 2002
Inventor
Edward J Jackson
Taneytown
MD, US
Gaullume Laucournet
Paris
US
Tim Sack
Cockeysville
MD, US
Michael Zuhowski
Annapolis
MD, US
Guy Chagnon
Cockeysville
MD, US
Louis D&apos Ussel
Bordeaux
US
Salah Oweis
Ellicott City
MD, US
Agent
Sughrue Mion PLLC
US
Assignee
Alcatel
US
IPC
H01M 2/10
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