Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Chris K. Dyer
  • Patrick T. Moseley
  • Zempachi Ogumi
  • David A. J. Rand
  • Bruno Scrosati
  • Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources

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    Description

    The Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources is a truly interdisciplinary reference for those working with batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers, supercapacitors, and photo-electrochemical cells. With a focus on the environmental and economic impact of electrochemical power sources, this five-volume work consolidates coverage of the field and serves as an entry point to the literature for professionals and students alike.

    Key Features

    Covers the main types of power sources, including their operating principles, systems, materials, and applications
    Serves as a primary source of information for electrochemists, materials scientists, energy technologists, and engineers
    Incorporates nearly 350 articles, with timely coverage of such topics as environmental and sustainability considerations

    Readership

    Graduates, faculty, researchers, and engineer in the field of electrochemical power sources, electrochemistry, materials science, energy, environmental, and engineering

    Table of Contents

    About 350 Papers Covering: Basics of Electrodes, Electrolytes, Cells, Batteries and Stacks, Measurement Techniques, Synthesis of Materials, Primary Batteries, Secondary Batteries, Supercapacitors, and Fuel Cells, Hydrogen Production and Storage, Photoelectrochemical Cells, Safety, Recycling, Portable, Stationary, and Transportation Application

    Details

    No. of pages:
    4538
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    Print ISBN:
    9780444520937
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780444527455

    About the authors

    Patrick T. Moseley

    Pat was awarded a Ph. D. for crystal structure analysis in 1968 by the University of Durham, U.K., and a D. Sc. for research publications in materials science, by the same university, in 1994. He worked for 23 years at the Harwell Laboratory of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority where he brought a background of crystal structure and materials chemistry to the study of lead–acid and other varieties of battery, thus supplementing the traditional electrochemical emphasis of the subject. From1995 he was Manager of Electrochemistry at the International Lead Zinc Research Organization in North Carolina and Program Manager of the Advanced Lead–Acid Battery Consortium. In 2005 he also became President of the Consortium. Dr. Moseley was one of the editors of the Journal of Power Sources for 25 years from 1989 to 2014. In 2008 he was awarded the Gaston Planté medal by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

    David A. J. Rand

    Dr David Rand AM PhD ScD FTSE was educated at the University of Cambridge where he conducted research on fuel cells. In 1969, he joined the Australian Government’s CSIRO laboratories in Melbourne. After further exploration of fuel cell mechanisms and then electrochemical studies of mineral beneficiation, David established the CSIRO Battery Research Group in the late 1970s and remained its leader until 2003. He was one of the six scientists that established the Advanced Lead–Acid Battery Consortium in 1992 and served as its Manager in 1994. As a Chief Research Scientist, David became CSIRO’s scientific advisor on hydrogen and renewable energy until his retirement in 2008. He remains active within the organisation as an Honorary Research Fellow, and has served as the Chief Energy Scientist of the World Solar Challenge since its inception in 1987. David was awarded the Faraday Medal by the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) in 1991 and the UNESCO Gaston Planté Medal by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in 1996. He became a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in 1998, and became a Member of the Order of Australia in 2013 for service to science and technological development in the field of energy storage.