Lithium Ion Batteries – Hazards and Protection

  • 12 Oct 2015
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Monterey Hill Restaurant, 3700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754

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Topic

Lithium Ion Batteries – Hazards and Protection

Schedule

11:30AM: Networking 

12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

12:30PM:  Presentation 

1:30PM:  Conclusion of Meeting 

Speaker 

Stephen Obal with FM Global

Stephen Obal is a Consultant Engineer II at FM Global. Prior to joining FM Global, Stephen graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. In addition, he interned with the City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering, Wastewater Conveyance Engineering Division. Most recently, Stephen has enrolled in the MBA Professionals and Managers program at the University of Southern California.

Summary

1.      Difference between lithium and lithium-ion battery

2.      Why is lithium ion battery becoming popular – explanation of power density

3.      Mechanism of thermal runaway and instrumentation provided to monitor thermal runaway

4.      Fire hazards of lithium ion battery and fire tests done so far

5.      Basics of large scale grid storage systems using lithium ion batteries

6.      The future of lithium-ion batteries in the context of utility scale energy storage systems using lithium ion batteries

 


 




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