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A battery management system is disclosed for control of individual cells in a battery string. The battery management system includes a charger, a voltmeter, a selection circuit and a microprocessor. Under control of the microprocessor, the selection circuit connects each cell of the battery string to the charger and voltmeter. Information relating to battery performance is recorded and analyzed. The analysis depends upon the conditions under which the battery is operating. By monitoring the battery performance under different conditions, problems with individual cells can be determined and corrected.

Title
Battery management system and method
Application Number
10/305805
Publication Number
6983212 (B2)
Application Date
November 27, 2002
Publication Date
January 3, 2006
Inventor
Charles E Burns
Lake St. Louis
MO, US
Agent
Shane H Hunter
A Jason Mirabito
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C
Assignee
American Power Conversion Corporation
RI, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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