Introduction to Battery Testing and Common Battery Tests

Class Time: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00

Instructor: Jody Leber, Senior Technologist in Energy Storage, CSA Group

Topics to be covered in this class:

  • Introduction to battery testing
    • How testing is performed
    • Test Considerations
  • Battery testing equipment
  • Non-application specific testing, codes and standards
    • UN 38.3
    • UL 1642
    • Other common tests


Jody Leber, Senior Technologist in Energy Storage, CSA Group 

Jody Leber is a Senior Technologist in Energy Storage at CSA Group and an accomplished International Compliance Professional with 29 years of experience in all aspects of Product Testing with the last 15 years dedicated to the Energy Storage sector. Prior to joining CSA Group, He was the Global Battery and Accumulator Technical Manager for a major Testing, Inspection and Certification Organization for 9 years. In addition, he is an experienced Subject Matter Expert in international regulatory affairs specifically focused in the renewable energy market and participates on various ANSI, IEC and UL standards development committees
Jody's specialties also include Electromagnetic Interference, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Environmental Simulation and Product Safety along with extensive knowledge in all aspects of E & E laboratory management, operations and market expansion.