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Industrial Applications of Batteries looks at both the applications and the batteries and covers the relevant scientific and technological features. Presenting large batteries for stationary applications, e.g. energy storage, and also batteries for hybrid vehicles or different tools. The important aerospace field is covered both in connection with satellites and space missions. Examples of applications include, telecommunications, uninterruptible power supplies, systems for safety/alarms, car accessories, toll collection, asset tracking systems, medical equipment, and oil drilling.
The first chapter on applications deals with electric and hybrid vehicles. Four chapters are devoted to stationary applications, i.e. energy storage (from the electric grid or solar/wind energy), load levelling, telecommunications, uninterruptible power supplies, back-up for safety/alarms. Battery management by intelligent systems and prediction of battery life are dealt with in a dedicated chapter. The topic of used battery collection and recycling, with the description of specific treatments for the different systems, is also extensively treated in view of its environmental relevance. Finally, the world market of these batteries is presented, with detailed figures for the various applications.
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Chapter 1. Nonaqueous Batteries Used in Industrial Applications (G. Pistoia).
1.2. Primary Lithium Batteries
1.3. Rechargeable Batteries
Chapter 2. Aqueous Batteries Used in Industrial Applications (G. Pistoia).
2.2. Lead/Acid Batteries
2.3. Nickel/Cadmium Batteries
2.4. Nickel/Metal Hydride Batteries
2.5. Nickel/Hydrogen Batteries
2.6. Nickel/Iron Batteries
2.7. Nickel/Zinc Batteries
2.8. Zinc/Air Batteries
2.9. Silver/Zinc Batteries
2.11.Vanadium Redox-Flow Batteries
2.12.Alkaline Primary Batteries
2.13.Basic Parameters of Aqueous Secondary Batteries
Chapter 3. Characterization of Batteries by Electrochemical and Non-Electrochemical Techniques (D. Aurbach).
3.2. Categories of Battery Materials
3.3. Stages and Levels in Battery Characterization
3.4. A Brief Summary of Available Techniques Related to the Characterization of Batteries
3.5. Typical Studies of Electrolyte Solutions and Solid Electrolytes
3.6. Typical Studies of Electrodes and Electrode Materials
3.7. Measurements of Complicated Batteries
3.8. Theoretical Aspects of Battery Characterization
3.9. Concluding Remarks
Chapter 4. Traction Batteries. EV and HEV (M. Broussely).
4.2. The Different Types of Electric Vehicles
4.3. Battery Technology for Traction
Chapter 5. Aerospace Applications. I. Satellites, Launchers, Aircraft (Y. Borthomieu, N. Thomas).
5.2. Satellite Batteries
5.3. Launcher Batteries
5.4. Aircraft Batteries
Chapter 6. Aerospace Applications. II. Planetary Exploration Missions (Orbiters, Landers, Rovers and Probes)(B.V. Ratnakumar, M.C. Smart).
6.2. General Characteristics of Space Batteries
6.3. Planetary and Space Exploration Missions
6.4. Past and Current Planetary Missions
6.5. Future Mars Missions
6.6. Aerospace Battery Technologies
6.7. Unique Performance Attributes of Aerospace Li-Ion Batteries
6.8. Lithium Batteries – Advanced Systems
6.9. Concluding Remarks on Rechargeable Batteries
Chapter 7. Stationary Applications. I. Lead-Acid Batteries for Telecommunications and UPS (R. Wagner).
7.2. The Lead-Acid Battery Technology
7.3. Large Batteries
7.4. Improvement of Power Performance
7.5. Features of VRLA Technology
7.6. Gel Batteries
7.7. AGM Batteries
7.8. Future Trends
Chapter 8. Stationary Applications. II. Load Levelling (J. Kondoh).
8.1. Signification of Stationary Application
8.2. Sodium-Sulfur Battery Systems
8.3. Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Systems
8.4. Other Secondary Battery Systems
8.5. Other Electric Energy Storage Systems
Chapter 9. Stationary Applications. III. Lead-Acid Batteries for Solar and Wind Energy Storage (R. Wagner).
9.2. Energy Storage for Solar and Wind Systems
9.3. Flooded Batteries
9.4. Large Batteries
9.5. Small Systems with VRLA Batteries
9.6. Large Systems with Gel Batteries
9.7. Further Developments
Chapter 10. Stationary Applications. IV. The Role of Nickel-Cadmium Batteries (A. Green).
10.4.Construction Features of Nickel-Cadmium Cells
10.5.Electrical and Mechanical Characteristics
10.6.Cost and Reliability Considerations
10.7.A Large Battery in an Energy Storage Application
10.8.Small Batteries in Telecommunication Applications
10.9.Lifetime and Reliability: The Case of an Old battery
10.10.Nickel-Cadmium Applications Summary
Chapter 11. Miscellaneous Applications. I. Metering, Power Tools, Alarm/Security, Medical Equipments, etc (M. Grimm).
11.1.The Power Sources
11.3.Remote Mobile Monitoring
11.4.Automatic Assistance Systems
11.5.Alarm and Security Systems
11.6.Memory Back Up (MBU) – Real Time Clocks (RTC)
11.7.Professional Cordless Tools
11.9.Ambulatory Medical Equipments
Chapter 12. Miscellaneous Applications. II. Tracking Systems, Toll Collection, Oil Drilling, Car Accessories, Oceanography (H. Yamin et al.).
12.2.Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
12.3.Electronic Toll Collection
12.4.Automatic Crash Notification (ACN)
Chapter 13. Battery Management and Life Prediction
(B.Y. Liaw, D.D. Friel).
13.2.Monitoring and Measuring
13.3.Battery Management Functions
Chapter 14. Battery Collection and Recycling (D. Cheret).
14.2.Eco-efficiency Study on Recycling Techniques
14.3.Trans-Boundary Movement of Batteries within the OECD Member States
14.4.Battery Collection Schemes
14.5.The Particular Example of a Battery Producer: SAFT
14.6.Recycling Rate: What Does It Mean?
14.7.Battery Recycling: The Existing Technologies
Chapter 15. World Market for Industrial Batteries (D. Saxman).
15.1.Scope and Analysis Assumption
15.2.Driving Forces Used to Predict World Market Value
15.3.Industrial Energy Storage Systems
15.4.Industrial Battery Configurations
15.5.Driving Forces by Market Sector
15.6.Historic and Predicted World Market Summary for Industrial Batteries
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SAFT, Speciality Battery Group, Poitiers, France
formerly Research Director, National Research Council, Rome, Italy
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