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Monday, February 3 and Wednesday, February 5, 2014

AABC 2014. Tutorial C: Lithium-Ion Cell Engineering


Tutorial C:

Lithium-Ion Cell Engineering


Robert Spotnitz
Presented by:
Robert Spotnitz, President, Battery Design LLC


Dr. Spotnitz is a leading developer of mathematical models that simulate battery operation. Dr. Spotnitz, who previously held several senior technical positions in materials and battery development, founded Battery Design in 1999 to provide consulting and develop custom software for battery developers and users. He is a well-known speaker on various aspects of battery engineering.


  • General Aspects of Lithium-Ion Battery Technology
    • Theory of Operation
    • Energy Density
    • Power Capability
  • Cell Design
    • Electrode Design
    • Stack/Jellyroll Design
    • Energy Versus Power
    • Cell Shape
    • Small Versus Large Cells
    • Thermal Design
    • Mechanical Design
    • Design for Abuse
  • Large Cell Performance
    • Rate Capability
    • Cycle and Calendar Life
    • Safety Characteristics
  • Cost
  • Outlook