Batteries for Portable Devices

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Elsevier, Jan 25, 2005 - Science - 309 pages
Batteries for Portable Devices provides a comprehensive overview of all batteries used in portable electric and electronic, as well as medical devices. These range from the cellular phone to portable CD and cardiac pacemakers to remote micro-sensors. The author looks at the behaviour of batteries in the conditions encountered in the above applications. Information on the performance of the most recent commercial batteries are graphically illustrated and comparisons are made. This easy-to-read book also contains useful information on topics rarely discussed in the field, such as battery collection, recycling and market trends.

* Contains an extensive bibliography
* Includes rarely discussed topics, such as battery collection and recycling
* Well illustrated and easy to read
 

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Contents

body
1
2 Characteristics of Batteries for Portable Devices
17
3 Battery Standards and Sizes
29
4 Primary Batteries
33
5 Rechargeable Batteries
77
6 Batteries for Medical and Special Applications
147
7 Battery Safety Management and Charging
163
8 Energy Sources Supporting or Substituting Batteries
193
back matter
259
Frequently Used Symbols and Their Relations
261
Acronyms Used in Electronics and Mentioned in This Book
262
Glossary
263
Safety Considerations
270
Examples of Battery Chargers State of Charge Indicators and Battery Protection Circuits
280
Appendix G
283
References
287

9 Spent Battery Collection and Recycling
225
10 World Battery Market
247

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