Battery Sizing Software

Battery Sizing

Battery Sizing Analysis

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Battery Sizing Analysis is used to select the most appropriate battery bank,verify the maximum capability of the existing batteries, and easily simulate a wide range of backup, control, and other scenarios.
Battery Library

The Battery Sizing module determines the number of strings, number of cells, and cell size of a battery for a designated duty cycle and also compensates for real-life variables such as temperatures, aging, and initial capacity that apply to these type of critical electrical systems.

The number of cells is determined to satisfy the maximum system voltage during the battery charging period and the minimum system voltage during the battery discharging period. The number of strings and cell size is determined to provide sufficient power to the load cycle considering the minimum system voltage and the minimum operating temperature.

Battery Sizing Software Key Features

  • IEEE Standards 308, 485, 946
  • Integrated AC, DC, & Control System Diagram
  • Voltage drop & loss consideration
  • Class 1E DC power & control system models
  • Duty cycle diversity factor
  • Load model type per operating characteristics
  • Battery duty cycle calculated from individual loads
  • Options for battery & load duty cycle 1 min span
  • Multiple user selected options for battery characteristic interpolation
  • Multiple diversity & correction factors
  • Battery sizing report in IEEE 485 format
  • Plot battery capacity, voltage, & current
  • Plot bus voltage & load & branch flow
  • Detailed battery library
Battery Sizing Plots

Battery Sizing Software Capabilities

  • Load flow method (includes losses & voltage drops)
  • Duty cycle summation method
  • Automatic battery size verification by battery discharge simulation
  • Automatic addition of random load at the lowest battery terminal voltage
  • Multiple load duty cycles for simulating different practical scenarios
  • Load duty cycle adjustment based on load diversity & battery correction factors
  • Unlimited number of system configurations to easily simulate different emergency conditions
  • Battery correction factors:
    • Temperature
    • Aging
    • Initial capacity
    • Design margin

Battery Sizing Plotting & Reporting

  • Battery voltage, Amp, & AH
  • Battery duty cycle (random & non-random loads)
  • Battery characteristic curves
  • Branch current & power flow
  • Bus voltage & loading
  • Zoom to any detail level
  • Export data to Microsoft Excel
  • Line, bar, 3D, & scatter plots
  • Change text & axes
  • Battery & load duty cycle
  • Battery characteristics
  • IEEE 485 format
  • Tabulate simulation results
  • Export one-line diagrams with results to third party CAD systems
  • Use Crystal Reports for full color, customizable reports

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