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Understanding Batteries


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Energy Storage in Batteries; How a Battery Operates; How to Choose a Battery; How to Charge a Secondary Battery; Zinc Primary Batteries; Lithium Primary Batteries; Specialized Primary Batteries; Lead-Acid Batteries; Alkaline Batteries; Lithium Batteries; Advanced Rechargeable Batteries and Capacitors; Some Applications for Secondary Batteries; Subject Index.


"This is an excellent well-illustrated introductory textbook assuming little prior knowledge." * Aslib Book Guide, Vol 66, No 1, 12, December 2001 *
"... clearly written and will give the general reader an excellent overview." * Chemistry and Industry, Issue 17, 2 September 2002, p 21 *
"... easy to read with plenty of illustrations and a mine of information covering virtually all the important batteries available today ... I shall recommend it to our students as a good value, up-to-date general introduction with a distinct technological flavour. " * RSC Electrochemistry Newsletter, April 2004, p 12 - 13 *

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