Lithium-Ion Battery Fire & Explosion Resources
Dissertation - Fire & explosion hazards due to thermal runaway propagation in lithium-ion battery systems
Dissertation by Erik Archibald
Results of lithium-ion thermal runaway experiments involving single cells, simple arrays and ESS modules. Provides an excellent summary of lithium-ion battery gas compositions and flammability properties (see Figure 5.5, Section 5.4 and Table 5.4 ). Models for fire and explosion hazard analysis.
Lithium-Ion Hazard Web Tools
UT Fire Research Group
Battery vent gas composition database and properties of vent gases. Lithium-ion battery incident database. Basic explosion calculator tools.
Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Failure Incident Database
A catalog of all publicly known major ESS fires, explosions and other failures across the world.
Explosion Hazards from Lithium-Ion Battery Vent Gas
Journal paper by Baird, Archibald, Marr, Ezekoye
One of the most important papers on lithium-ion battery thermal runaway flammable gas hazards. Review of flammable gas production for different lithium-ion battery cells. Simple models for flammability and explosion hazards.
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Toxic Gases from EV Fires
Experimental study and review of body of experimental literature on toxic gases developed by lithium-ion battery thermal runaway.
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