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Battery reference book

Author: T R Crompton
Publisher: London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Butterworth international edView all editions and formats
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There now exists a wide variety of types of batteries ranging from electric vehicle propulsion to pacemaker batteries used in heart surgery. This book attempts to draw together the available  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T R Crompton
ISBN: 0408007907 9780408007900
OCLC Number: 19511232
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to battery technology; guidelines to battery selection. Part 1 Battery characteristics: lead-acid secondary batteries; nickel batteries; silver batteries; alkaline manganese batteries; carbon-zinc and carbon-zinc chloride primary batteries; mercury batteries; lithium batteries; manganese dioxide-magnesium perchlorate primary batteries; magnesium-organic electrolyte primary batteries; metal-air cells; high-teperature thermally activated primary reserve batteries; zinc-chlorine secondary batteries; sodium-sulphur secondary batteries; other fast-ion conducting solid systems; water-activated primary batteries. Part 2 Battery theory and design: lead-acid secondary batteries; nickel batteries; silver batteries; alkaline manganese batteries; carbon-zinc and carbon-zinc chloride batteries; mercury-zinc batteries; lithium batteries; manganese dioxide-magnesium perchlorate primary batteries; metal-air batteries; high-temperature thermally activated primary batteries; zinc-chloride secondary batteries; sodium-sulphur secondary batteries. Part 3 Battery performance evaluation: primary batteries; secondary batteries. Part 4 Battery applications: lead-acid secondary batteries; nickel batteries; silver batteries; alkaline manganese primary batteries; carbon-zinc primary batteries; mercury batteries; lithium primary batteries; manganese dioxide-magnesium perchlorate primary batteries; zinc-air batteries; high-temperature thermally activated primary batteries; water-activated primary batteries; electric vehicle secondary batteries. Part 5 Battery charging: constant potential charging; voltage-limited taper current charging of alkaline manganese dioxide batteries; constant current charging; taper charging of lead-acid motive power batteries; methods of charging large nickel-cadmium batteries. Part 6 Battery suppliers: lead-acid (secondary) batteries; nickel batteries; silver batteries; alkaline manganese dioxide batteries; carbon-zinc batteries (primary) and carbon-zinc chloride batteries; mercury batteries; lithium batteries; manganese dioxide-magnesium perchlorate (primary) batteries; magnesium-organic electrolyte batteries; zinc-air (primary) cells; thermally activated batteries; zinc-chlorine batteries; sodium-sulphur batteries; water-activated batteries.
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