Aimed at those with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related subject, or an equivalent amount of industrial experience, the course will stress fundamentals in the area of energy storage while also highlighting recent developments in state-of-the-art batteries and supercapacitors.
Topics on the course include: background and terminology; major battery chemistries including advanced lead-acid, NiMH, and Li-ion; battery system integration; analysis and simulation of batteries; recycling, disposal and safety of batteries; chargers, protection and SOC management; battery standards and testing; current research examples; future technologies; and more.
Particularly beneficial to those working in the area of energy storage, such as hybrid and electric drivetrains and grid-connected storage, the course aims to give students an understanding of energy storage systems, applications, characteristics and capabilities.
The course will take place at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and costs a total of $1,595 including course materials, refreshments, lunches and the certificate. A discounted rate is available for WEMPEC members, bringing the cost down to $1,395.
Accommodation has also been reserved especially for course attendees, with guest rooms starting at $89 including breakfast and WiFi at The Lowell Center, or $115 including shuttle at The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club.
Find out more information, including how to enrol, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison course website.