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Battery Pack Modeling

Build battery models using MATLAB and Simscape

Simscape™ Battery™ includes MATLAB® objects and methods to automate the creation of Simscape battery models. These MATLAB objects allow you to define your own battery design specifications, visualize your battery in a 3-D space, customize the modeling resolution during simulation, and generate a Simulink® library that contains your custom generated battery blocks. You can use these blocks to assist with virtual battery design and verification, help develop battery control algorithms using Simulink, explore design sensitivities, and design thermal management strategies.

You can develop and test battery control strategies by simulating your custom battery blocks with the blocks in the Battery Management System (BMS) library of Simscape Battery. You can also thermally couple your custom battery models in Simulink with the blocks in the Thermal Management System library. Alternatively, you can define your own custom battery control and cooling system blocks.


Battery BuilderDefine battery system and automatically generate dynamic models (Since R2023a)


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CellCreate single electrochemical battery cell (Since R2022b)
ParallelAssemblyCreate parallel assembly of battery cells (Since R2022b)
ModuleCreate module of battery parallel assemblies (Since R2022b)
ModuleAssemblyCreate assembly of battery modules (Since R2022b)
PackCreate pack of module assemblies (Since R2022b)
CellModelBlockSet of conditional parameters for Cell object (Since R2022b)
CylindricalGeometryCylindrical geometry for battery cell (Since R2022b)
PouchGeometryPouch geometry for battery cell (Since R2022b)
PrismaticGeometryPrismatic geometry for battery cell (Since R2022b)
BatteryChartVisualize battery objects (Since R2022b)
BatterySimulationLogStore logged Simscape simulation data of battery block in Simulink model (Since R2023b)
BatterySimulationChartDynamically visualize battery objects (Since R2023b)


buildBatteryBuild custom library blocks from battery objects (Since R2022b)
modifyCellModify properties of cells (Since R2023b)
modifyParallelAssemblyModify properties of parallel assemblies (Since R2023b)
modifyModuleModify properties of modules (Since R2023b)
modifyModuleAssemblyModify properties of module assemblies (Since R2023b)
modifyBatteryModify properties of battery objects (Since R2023b)

Simscape Blocks

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BatteryBehavioral battery model
Battery (Table-Based)Tabulated battery model
Battery Equivalent CircuitBattery model with electro-thermal dynamics and optional faults (Since R2023b)
ParallelAssembly (Generated Block)Generated Simscape model of battery parallel assembly (Since R2022b)
Module (Generated Block)Generated Simscape model of battery module (Since R2022b)
ModuleAssembly (Generated Block)Generated Simscape model of battery module assembly (Since R2022b)
Pack (Generated Block)Generated Simscape model of battery pack (Since R2022b)