Linden's Handbook of Batteries, 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-11-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The most complete and up-to-date guide to battery technology and selectionThoroughly revised throughout,Linden's Handbook of Batteries, Fourth Editions provides authoritative coverage of the characteristics, properties, and performance of every major battery type. New information on emerging battery systems and their applications is included in this definitive volume. International experts offer unparalleled technical guidance on using leading-edge technologies, materials, and methods in new designs and products, and selecting the most suitable battery for a particular application. All of the in-depth data you need is contained in this comprehensive resource. The book will be useful to graduate students, battery researchers, applications engineers, and all others interested in the state-of-the-art in battery technology.Linden's Handbook of Batteries, Fourth Edition covers: PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION PRIMARY AND SECONDARY BATTERIES SPECIALIZED BATTERY SYSTEMS FUEL CELLS AND ELECTROCHEMICAL CAPACITORSIncludes new chapters on: Battery modeling Battery electrolytes Lithium-ion batteries Battery selection for consumer electronics Batteries for electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid vehicles Batteries for electrical energy storage systems Batteries for biomedical applications Button cell batteries Batteries for military and space applications, including reserve water-activated and reserve military batteries Electrochemical capacitors

Author Biography

Thomas Reddy, Ph.D., a pioneer in the lithium battery field, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. He previously served as Vice President of Power Conversion Inc., (currently Hawker Electracell, Inc.) and Yardney Technical Products, Inc. He continues to serve as a consultant to Yardney and other organizations.
David Linden now retired, was previously a consultant with Duracell, Inc. and Director of the Power Sources Division of the U.S. Army Electronics R&D Command.

Table of Contents

Principles of Operation
Basic Concepts
Electrochemical Principles and Reactions
Factors Affecting Battery Performance
Battery Standardization
Battery Design
Mathematical Modeling of Batteries
Battery Electrolytes
Primary Batteries
An Introduction to Primary Batteries
Zinc-Carbon Batteries--Leclanche and Zinc Chloride Cell Systems
Magnesium and Aluminum Batteries
Alkaline-Manganese Dioxide Batteries
Mercuric Oxide Batteries
Button Cell Batteries: Silver Oxide-Zinc and Zinc-Air Systems
Lithium Primary Batteries
Secondary Batteries
An Introduction to Secondary Batteries
Lead-Acid Batteries
Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries
Iron Electrode Batteries
Industrial and Aerospace Nickel-Cadmium Batteries
Vented Sintered-Plate Nickel-Cadmium Batteries
Portable Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Batteries
Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries
Nickel-Zinc Batteries
Nickel-Hydrogen Batteries
Silver Oxide Batteries
Lithium-Ion Batteries
Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries (Ambient Temperature)
Rechargeable Zinc/Alkaline/Manganese Dioxide Batteries
Specialized Battery Systems
Batteries for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
Batteries for Electrical Energy Storage Applications
Batteries for Biomedical Applications
Battery Selection for Consumer Electronics
Metal/Air Batteries
Reserve Magnesium Anode and Zinc/Silver Oxide Batteries
Reserve Military Batteries
Thermal Batteries
Fuel Cells and Electrochemical Capacitors
Introduction to Fuel Cells
Small Fuel Cells
Electrochemical Capacitors
Standard Reduction Potentials
Electrochemical Equivalents of Battery Materials
Standard Symbols and Constants
Conversion Factors
Battery Manufacturers and R&D Organizations
Methodologies for Battery Failure and Analysis
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