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The most complete and up-to-date guide to battery technology and selection
Thoroughly 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 CAPACITORS
Includes new chapters on:
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