In-vehicle battery monitor

  • US 6,850,037 B2
  • Filed: 10/15/2002
  • Issued: 02/01/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/03/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A battery monitor for monitoring a battery of an automotive vehicle comprises:

  • first and second Kelvin connectors configured to electrically couple to the storage battery;

    a processor electrically coupled to the first and second Kelvin connectors and configured to calculate a Reserve State of Health (RSOH) and a Cranking State of Health (CSOH) of the battery and responsively determine a State of Life (SOL) of the battery as a function of the RSOH and CSOH.

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