2012_08_11

Battery sizing calculations

Total
amperes

Period
1.8V

End cell voltage
Design factor
Aging factor
Temperature
Temperature correction
factor

1
2
3

1.1
1.25

A1
A2
A3

Duration

52.42

1

M1

61.56

59

M2

15.31

540

M3

27º C
1
Load (Amps)

Period

Change in load

Duration of load

Time to end of section

k-factor

Req.Capacity

0.9

47.178

Section 1:
1

A1=

52.42

A1-0 =

52.42

M1=

1

A1=

2

A2=

1

T1 = M1 =

1

52.42

A1-0 =

52.42

61.56

A2-A1=

9.14

M1=

1

T1 = M1+M2 =

60

1.9

99.598

M2=

59

T2 = M2 =

59

1.89

17.2746

Section 2:

116.8726
Section 3:
1

A1=

52.42

A1-0 =

2

A2=

61.56

3

A3=

15.31

1

T1 = M1+M2+M3
=

600

10.35

M2=

59

T2 = M2+M3 =

599

10.33

94.4162

M3=

540

T3 = M3 =

540

9.35

-432.4375

52.42

M1=

A2-A1=

9.14

A3-A2=

-46.25

542.547

204.5257

Calculated capacity (Maximum size selection)
Required capacity (Considering factors mentioned above)

=Capacity x Temp.Factor x Aging Factor x Design Factor

Recommend battery size is 250AH

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204.53 AH
281.22875