EP6004 - Engineering Batteries 2 - Manufacturing


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 2 hours

Course content

•Production principals

•Energy in production

•Morphology needs

•Lab exercise; making and testing batteries

Learning outcome


•Different mixing techniques

•Different electrode manufacturing routes; NMP-, water-, semisolid-, electrode spray-, and electric field deposition based electrode casting. Dry room operation.

•Drying techniques and energy/material recovery

•Calendaring, slitting and packing approach.

•Laboratory electrode production.

•Cell assembly; button-, cylindrical-, prismatic-, and pouch-cell

•Electrolyte filling

•Formation, quality assessment and ageing mechanisms in a LIB.

•SEI-formation and role of SEI


The candidate is expected to be able to:

•Describe processing routes and their related dry room conditions and energy needs.

•Understand impact of different morphological characteristics.

•Make and assemble a button cell, using mixer, tape caster and gloveboxes

•Describe the role of SEI in formation and ageing

• Describe ageing factors of different LIBs


•The candidate can evaluate and compare different electrode processing routes

•The candidate can make an electrode, assemble a button cell and test it electrically.

•The candidate can distinguish different properties relating to manufacturing and evaluate the quality of LIB qualitatively.

•The candidate can assess ageing expectancy based on different operation conditions

Learning methods and activities

8 times 45 minutes lectures.

2 laboratory exercises

Further on evaluation

Written 2 hour digital home exam. Marks A-F, where A is best and F is fail.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (EVUIVC0)

Required previous knowledge

EP6003 Engineering batteries 1

Course materials

Hand outs, notes and articles provided

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  2.5 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Energy and Process Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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