Power Sources

Power Sources

Research and Development in Non-Mechanical Electrical Power Sources

1st Edition - January 1, 1967

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  • Editor: D. H. Collins
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483149769

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Power Sources: Research and Development in Non-Mechanical Electrical Power Sources presents the developments in the production of batteries and other power sources. This book discusses the technological advances and limitless possibilities in the production of various types of batteries. Organized into 40 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the maximum steady potential for the fully oxidized pyrolytic graphite. This text then explores the competition between zincate and surfactants for absorption sites. Other chapters consider the main factors influencing the discharge of alkaline manganese dioxide cells. This book discusses as well the significance of the porous nature of manganese dioxides in relation to their battery activity. The final chapter deals with thermoelectric power, which is being used for cathodic corrosion protection, instrumentation, communication, and navigational aids. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, technologists, and researchers. Electrical and electronic engineers will also find this book extremely useful.

Table of Contents

  • Opening Address

    Pyrolytic Graphite Electrodes, the Electrical and Physical Properties of Graphite Bisulphate Intercalates

    Absorption and Diffusion of Zincate Ions in Cellulose Membranes

    Some Results of Studies Concerning the Electrochemical Properties of the Dioxides of Manganese

    Variation of the Physico-chemical Parameters in an Alkaline Manganese Dioxide-Zinc Cell During Discharge

    The Surface Character and Pore Structure of an Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide

    An Investigation on Widening the Temperature Range of the Leclanche Cell by Means of Electrolytes Containing Salts of Rare Earth Metals

    Operational and Environmental Test Program on Silver Chloride-Zinc Cells

    The Magnesium Air Cell

    A Study of Lead Dioxide Electro-deposits by Transmitted Light Microscopy

    Anodic Oxidation of PbSO4 , Pb3O4 , 2PbCO3, Pb(OH)2 and PbO

    Phase Changes During the Manufacture of Lead-Acid Battery Plates

    Differential Thermal Analysis of the Positive Active Material of the Lead-Acid Battery

    Synthetic Silver Oxide in the Preparation of Battery Electrodes

    The Fabrication of Battery Plates Direct from Metal Powders

    Modern Ideas on Test Schedules for Automotive Batteries

    Structure and Electrochemical Properties of Nickel Hydroxides

    On the Structure of Electrochemically Active Hydrated Nickel Oxide Electrodes

    The Mechanism of the Cadmium Negative Electrode

    Electrochemical Impregnation of Porous Sintered Nickel Grids according to the Kandier Process

    The Effect of Lithium and the Formation of Active Material from the Nickel Plaque on the Positive Plates of Sintered Type Alkaline Storage Batteries

    The Anodic Oxidation of Porous Nickel Bodies

    The Migration of Iron in Alkaline Nickel-Cadmium Cells with Pocket Electrodes

    Developments toward an Improved Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Battery

    Sealed Cells of Special Design: Stabilizer Cells, Control Cells, Cells with Control Electrodes. A Survey of Construction and Operating Principles

    Some Practical Applications of "Sealed" Nickel-Cadmium Batteries with Charging Arrangements Adopted for Various Operational Regimes

    Specialized Development of Sealed Silver Cadmium Batteries for Use in Space

    A Contribution to the Kinetics of Oxygen-Reduction at a Hydrophilic Oxygen Gas Diffusion-Electrode with a Silver-Nickel Catalyst in Alkaline Electrolyte

    Some Aspects of the Oxygen Reduction Mechanism

    The Influence of the Oxygen Partial Pressure on the Potential Establishment of Charcoal Diffusion-Electrodes and Conclusions on the Mechanism

    The Solubility of Oxygen in Fused Carbonates and the Corrosion Behavior of Silver and Copper Oxide Air-Carbon Dioxide Cathodes in Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells

    The Performance of Silver Alloys as Oxygen Electrodes

    A Contribution to the Production of Raney-Nickel Anodes for Fuel Cells

    Electrode Reactions of Carbon Monoxide at Noble Metal Electrodes in Aqueous Solutions

    The Development of a More Economic Hydrogen Diffusion Anode

    The Development of an in situ Reforming Methanol Air Cell

    A 1kW Hydrogen Fuel Battery

    Applications and Costs of Electrical Energy Sources

    The Development of the Solar Cell System for the U.K.3 Satellite

    The Design of Thermo-electric Generator Modules using Silicon-Germanium Alloy

    Economics and Applications of Thermo-electric Generators

Product details

  • No. of pages: 662
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1967
  • Published: January 1, 1967
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483149769

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