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. New paperback edition of a best-seller. First widely-available book on rechargeable cells. Operation, applications, and testing.Here the battery provides a small lightweight power source that is kept always ready by maintaining it on charge. The high ... results when a charger is plugged into an outlet controlled by a switch that is off and the battery does not get charged. ... These race car batteries are typically fastcharged and high-rate discharged.
|Title||:||Rechargeable Batteries Applications Handbook|
|Author||:||Gates Energy Products|
|Publisher||:||Newnes - 1998-01-30|