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Accelerate battery embedded software design

The EV market is growing exponentially, but to spur that growth and continue progress on green initiatives, trust must be built with consumers by delivering performant, reliable batteries.

How can you develop your battery management system (BMS) to ensure that all requirements are met, without putting your business through lengthy and costly physical prototyping?

Download the ebook to see how you can utilize embedded software design to:

  • Continuously monitor and report on the status of the pack
  • Consistently meet all battery performance requirements
  • Keep all cells within their safe operating range
  • Protect the battery against malicious intent

Design the battery management system along with the battery pack

To ensure batteries meet design requirements, the battery management system (BMS) continuously monitors and adjusts various factors. Designing the BMS alongside the battery pack is crucial for optimal performance, as it ensures even charge, power, and temperature distribution while preventing operation beyond safe limits. Achieving this requires realistic battery and holistic electric control unit (ECU) models with embedded software for co-simulation.

To develop robust embedded software, you need to take a two-level approach, covering platform and program-specific implementation. You’ll need tools to manage requirements, testing scenarios, and issues throughout the BMS development cycle. To save time and cover numerous scenarios, virtual validation using realistic simulation models is essential, as it reduces reliance on costly, lengthy physical prototyping.

Software development using an application lifecycle management solution

Siemens offers a comprehensive solution for efficient and secure embedded software development for battery management systems (BMS). With the Siemens Xcelerator™ portfolio, teams can develop BMS and battery pack simultaneously using a model-based approach, saving time and costs.

The solution includes a scalable model-based design testing framework and integrates electrical system with network design to create predictable performance communication. The application lifecycle management (ALM) solution lets you manage your software development workflow, while virtual verification and validation of embedded software ensures defect-free performance before hardware is commissioned.

Download the ebook to find out more about how embedded software design accelerates your battery development process