Battery Management System

Main Task

The BMS, or Battery Management System is a critical safety system in the car. A properly functioning BMS will ensure the health of the entire accumulator (battery pack) during charging and driving. To do this, the BMS monitors the battery and will intervene to prevent a potential catastrophic failure. In this position you will have to work closely with other members on the Accupack, Sensors & software, safety systems, and control units.

Your Profile

The BMS is governed by a lot of rules, requiring you to be structured and organized to make sure these are followed. For working with the hardware you should have an interest for embedded electronics. Both design, verification, and testing. Intereset in embedded programming. Regarding the software experience with C-programming is highly meriting, but not required.

Recommended Courses

Here is a list of recommended courses which are good to have read before applying for this position. Notice that this is not a requirement.

EITA35, Electronics
ESSF15, Electrical Energy
ESSF10, Electrical Measurements (Mätteknik)
ESSF01, Analogue Circuits (Analog elektronik)
EITF65, Design of digital circuits, a systems approach (Digitalteknik)
EIEF35, Electrotechnology Basics
EDAA55/65 Programming, first course (Programmeringsteknik)
EDAA01, Advanced Programming
EITP15, Printed Circuit Board and Prototyping (Kretskortsdesign och Prototypkonstruktion)
BMEF01, Project in Electronics (Elektronikprojekt)
EDAG01, Efficient C (Effektiv C)
MVKF25 Hydrogen, Batteries and Fuel Cells (Vätgas, batterier och bränsleceller)
EITP15, Circuit Board Design and Prototype Construction
EDAF50, C++ Programming
EDAA25, C Programming


Want to know more about this position or do you have any questions? Feel free to contact some of our alumni to find out their advice and thoughts!

Martin Alumets & Måns Lindeberg, LFS20