Description

Represents the first widely available compendium of the information needed by those design professionals responsible for using rechargeable batteries. This handbook introduces the most common forms of rechargeable batteries, including their history, the basic chemistry that governs their operation, and common design approaches. The introduction also exposes reader to common battery design terms and concepts. Two sections of the handbook provide performance information on two principal types of rechargeable batteries commonly found in consumer and industrial products: sealed nickel-cadmium and sealed-lead cells. For each type of cell, this book covers discharge performance, charging and charger design, storage, life, applications information, testing, and safety.

Key Features

New paperback edition of a best-seller. First widely-available book on rechargeable cells. Operation, applications, and testing.

Readership

electronics design engineers & technicians

Table of Contents

Rechargeable cells and batteries; Sealed nickel-cadmium cells and batteries; Sealed-lead cells and batteries; Appendix A: Product line data, sealed nickel-cadmium cells; Appendix B: Product line data sealed-lead cells and batteries; Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
290
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
Electronic ISBN:
9780080515939
Print ISBN:
9780750670067

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