Method and device for determining the state of function of an energy storage battery

  • US 6,885,951 B2
  • Filed: 03/07/2003
  • Issued: 04/26/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/09/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin Icon | RPX Insight
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method for determining the state of function of an energy storage battery, the method comprising:

  • determining a characteristic value for the state of charge of the energy storage battery;

    determining a characteristic value for the state of heath when an electrical load is placed on the energy storage battery, the state of health being the suitability of the energy storage battery to emit a specific amount of energy to the at least one load while maintaining a minimum voltage; and

    determining a characteristic value for the state of function by linking the characteristic values for the state of charge and for the state of health.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×