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1. (WO2018044336) BI-STABLE RELAY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044336    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/059283
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B60L 11/18
H02J 7/00
Applicants: JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY
Inventors: DULLE, Ronald J.
Title: BI-STABLE RELAY
Abstract:
Present embodiments include a control system for one or more battery cells. The control system includes a bi-stable relay configured to switch a state of the bi-stable relay upon receiving a control signal to electrically connect or electrically disconnect the one or more battery cells to a bus and to remain in the state after receiving the control signal. The control system includes a controller configured to be operatively coupled to the bi-stable relay and configured to send the control signal indicative of instructions to control operation of the bi-stable relay based on the state.