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Handbook of batteries / David Linden, Thomas B. Reddy, editors.


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3rd ed. - New York : McGraw-Hill, c2002.
  • Book
  • 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rev. ed. of: Handbook of batteries / David Linden, editor in chief. 2nd ed. c1995.
Includes bibliographical references (p. F1-F3) and index.
  • Part 1: Principles of Operation. Chapter 1: Basic Concepts. Chapter 2: Electrochemical Principles and Reactions. Chapter 3: Factors Affecting Battery Performance. Chapter 4: Battery Standardization. Chapter 5: Battery Design. Chapter 6: Selection and Application of Batteries. Part 2: Primary Batteries. Chapter 7: Primary Batteries--Introduction. Chapter 8: Zinc-Carbon Batteries (Leclanche and Zinc Chloride Cell Systems). Chapter 9: Magnesium and Aluminum Batteries. Chapter 10: Alkaline-Manganese Dioxide Batteries. Chapter 11: Mercuric Oxide Batteries. Chapter 12: Silver Oxide Batteries. Chapter 13: Zinc/Air Batteries--Button Configuration. Chapter 14: Lithium Batteries. Chapter 15: Solid-Electrolyte Batteries. Part 3: Reserve Batteries. Chapter 16: Reserve Batteries--Introduction. Chapter 17: Magnesium Water-Activated Batteries. Chapter 18: Zinc/Silver Oxide Reserve Batteries. Chapter 19: Spin-Dependent Reserve Batteriies. Chapter 20: Ambient-Temperature Lithium Anode Reserve Batteries. Chapter 21: Thermal Batteries. Part 4: Secondary Batteries. Chapter 22: Secondary Batteries--Introduction. Chapter 23: Lead-Acid Batteries. Chapter 24: Valve Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries. Chapter 25: Iron Electrode Batteries. Chapter 26: Industrial and Aerospace Nickel-Cadmium Batteries. Chapter 27: Vented Sintered-Plate Nickel-Cadmium Batteries. Chapter 28: Portable Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Batteries. Chapter 29: Portable Sealed Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries. Chapter 30: Propulsion and Industrial Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries. Chapter 31: Nickel-Zinc Batteries. Chapter 32: Nickel-Hydrogen Batteries. Chapter 33: Silver Oxide Batteries. Chapter 34: Rechargeable Lithium Batteries (Ambient Temperature). Chapter 35: Lithium-Ion Batteries. Chapter 36: Rechargeable Zinc/Alkaline/Manganese Dioxide Batteries. Part 5: Advanced Batteries for Electric Vehicles and Emerging Applications Chapter 37: Advanced Batteries for Electric Vehicles and Emerging Applications --Introduction Chapter 38: Metal/Air Batteries. Chapter 39: Zinc/Bromine Batteries. Chapter 40: Sodium-Beta Batteries. Chapter 41: Lithium/Iron Sulfide Batteries. Part 6: Portable Fuel Cells Chapter 42: Portable Fuel Cells - Introduction Chapter 43: Small Fuel Cells (Less Than 1000 Watts). Part 7: Appendices Definitions Standard Reduction Potentials Electrochemical Equivalents of Battery Materials Standard Symbols and Constants Conversion Factors Bibliography Battery Manufacturers and R&D Organizations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Smaller, lighter, more powerful, and longer-lasting: the better battery is a much-sought commodity in the increasingly portable, ever-more-wireless world of electronics. Powering laptops, handhelds, cell phones, pagers, watches, medical devices, and many other modern necessitites, batteries are crucial to today's cutting-edge technologies. This definitive guide from top international experts provides the best technical guidance you can find on designing winning products and selecting the most appropriate batteries for particular applications. "Handbook of Batteries" covers the field from the tiniest batteries yet devised for life-critical applications to the large batteries required for electric and hybrid electric vehicles.Edited by battery experts David Linden, battery consultant and editor of the first two editions, and Dr. Thomas Reddy, a pioneer in the lithium battery field, "Handbook of Batteries" updates you on current methods, helps you solve problems, and makes comparisons easier. Essential for professionals, valuable to hobbyists, and preferred as a consumer guide for battery purchasers, this is the source for battery information.The only comprehensive reference in the field, "Handbook of Batteries" has more authoritative information than any other source. It is authored by a team of leading battery technology experts from around the globe. It covers the characteristics, properties, and performance of every major battery type. It is entirely revised, including new information on Lithium Ion and Large Nickel Metal Hydride batteries, and portable fuel cells. This one-of-a-kind handbook helps you: apply leading-edge technologies, materials, and methods in new designs and products; predict battery performance under any conditions; and, have all the needed data and equations at your fingertips.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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Linden, David.
Reddy, Thomas B.

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