College

College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2022-05-02 07:45:59

Major

Electrical Engineering

Honors Course

4400 401

Number of Credits

6

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2022

Abstract

Zips Racing Electric currently uses a bulky, off-the-shelf battery management system to monitor and manage the voltage, temperature, and state-of-charge of an electric formula-style racecar battery pack (accumulator). The objective of this project is to research current battery management methodologies and apply said research to design and create a lightweight, compact, custom battery management system that is integrated with existing vehicle systems. This will allow for cleaner accumulator packaging and improved communication between the battery management system and the rest of the vehicle.

Research Sponsor

Gregory Lewis

First Reader

Md Ehsanul Haque

Second Reader

Daniel Deckler

Honors Faculty Advisor

Robert Veillette

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