TIDA-01042

Modular battery tester reference design for 50-A, 100-A, and 200-A applications

TIDA-01042

Design files

Overview

This reference design provides a modular battery test solution allowing users to have the flexibility to test batteries at different current levels with one design. This design leverages the TIDA-01041 reference design by providing two 100-A battery testers that can work independently or be connected in parallel to increase the maximum current output from 100 A to 200 A. This design describes the design theory, part selection, and optimization of this solution.

Features
  • Modular design capable of 200 A maximum charge and discharge
  • High-precision calibration control achieving 0.02% full-scale current control accuracy and 0.02% voltage control accuracy
  • Input voltage (bus) from 8 V - 16 V and output load (battery) from 0 V - 4.2 V (5 V max)
  • Up to four LM5170-Q1 multiphase bidirectional buck, boost integrated controllers and drivers for charging and discharging

A fully assembled board has been developed for testing and performance validation only, and is not available for sale.

Design files & products

Design files

Download ready-to-use system files to speed your design process.

TIDUER4.PDF (3213 K)

Reference design overview and verified performance test data

TIDRZT0.PDF (1357 K)

Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components

TIDRZT1.PDF (241 K)

Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers

TIDRZT2.PDF (528 K)

Detailed overview of design layout for component placement

TIDRZT4.ZIP (5259 K)

Files used for 3D models or 2D drawings of IC components

TIDCFH8.ZIP (1270 K)

Design file that contains information on physical board layer of design PCB

TIDRZT3.PDF (7810 K)

PCB layer plot file used for generating PCB design layout

Products

Includes TI products in the design and potential alternatives.

Buck-boost & inverting controllers (external switch)

LM51183-75V Wide Vin, Current Mode Non-Synchronous Buck-Boost Controller

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Buck-boost & inverting controllers (external switch)

LM5170-Q1Multiphase bidirectional current controller, AEC-Q100 qualified

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Analog switches & muxes

SN74LV4053A-Q1Automotive 5-V, 2:1 (SPDT), 3-channel analog multiplexer

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Arm-based microcontrollers

TM4C1294NCPDT32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F based MCU with 120-MHZ, 1-MB flash, 256-KB RAM, USB, ENET MAC+PHY ;

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Charge pumps (inductorless)

LM26641.8-V to 5.5-VIN switched capacitor voltage inverter

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Charge pumps (inductorless)

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ESD & surge protection ICs

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Fully differential amplifiers

THS4561Low-power, 60-MHz, wide-supply-range fully differential amplifier

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General-purpose op amps

LM6142Dual, 24-V, 17-MHz, low-power operational amplifier

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Instrumentation amplifiers

INA82850-μV Offset, 7-nV/√Hz Noise, Low-Power, Precision Instrumentation Amplifier

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Inverting buffers & drivers

SN74LVC1G04-Q1Automotive single 1.65-V to 5.5-V inverter

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS709150-mA, 30-V, ultra-low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator with reverse current protection and enable

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS717150-mA, high-PSRR, low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS7371-A, ultra-low-dropout voltage regulator with reverse current protection & enable

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Precision ADCs (<=10MSPS)

ADS131A0424-bit 128-kSPS 4-channel simultaneous-sampling delta-sigma ADC

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Precision DACs (<=10MSPS)

DAC80004Ultra-Small, true 16-bit quad voltage output DAC with 1LSB INL/DNL

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Precision op amps (Vos<1mV)

OPA827Low-noise, high-precision, JFET-input operational amplifier

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Precision op amps (Vos<1mV)

TLV07Precision, 36-V, low noise, rail-to-rail output, operational amplifier

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Series voltage references

REF50252.5-V, 3-µVpp/V noise, 3-ppm/°C drift precision series voltage reference

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Series voltage references

REF50505-V, 3-µVpp/V noise, 3-ppm/°C drift precision series voltage reference

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Voltage translating gates

SN74LV1T00Single power supply 2-input POSITIVE NAND gate logic level shifter

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Voltage translating gates

SN74LV1T32Single Power Supply 2-INPUT POSITIVE OR GATE with Logic Level Shifter

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Technical documentation

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* Design guide Modular Battery Tester Reference Design for 50-A, 100-A, and 200-A Applications May 31, 2019
Technical article Taking a modular approach to high-precision, high-current battery test equipment Jun. 21, 2019

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