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Battery Technology Crash Course

A Concise Introduction

  • Concise guide to all you need to know about batteries

  • Explains the evolution of battery storage

  • Examines emerging technologies and their broader implications

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 1-20
  3. Operational Factors of Battery Systems

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 21-45
  4. Lead–Acid Batteries

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 47-71
  5. Nickel–Cadmium Batteries

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 73-88
  6. Nickel–Metal Hydride Batteries

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 89-91
  7. Lithium Batteries

    • Slobodan Petrovic
    Pages 93-112
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 113-117

About this book

This book is a concise introductory guide to understanding the field of modern batteries, which is fast becoming an important area for applications in renewable energy storage, transportation, and consumer devices. By using simplified classroom-tested methods developed while teaching the subject to engineering students, the author explains in simple language an otherwise complex subject in terms that enable readers to gain a rapid understanding of batteries and the scientific and engineering concepts and principles behind the technology. This powerful tutorial is a great resource for engineers from other disciplines, technicians, analysts, investors, and other busy professionals who need to quickly acquire a solid understanding of the fast emerging and disruptive battery landscape. 
  • Concise guide to all you need to know about batteries 
  • Explains the evolution of battery storage 
  • Examines emerging technologies and their broader implications

Keywords

  • Electrochemistry
  • Electrolyte
  • Batteries
  • Battery systems
  • Lithium batteries
  • Nickel-cadmium batteries
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Safety
  • Energy storage
  • Battery basics
  • Battery fundamentals

Authors and Affiliations

  • Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy, Oregon Institute of Technology, Happy Valley, USA

    Slobodan Petrovic

About the author

Dr. Slobodan Petrovic is a full professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), which is home to the only ABET-accredited BS and MS programs in renewable energy. Prior to OIT, he was a professor at the Arizona State University and held appointments at several companies as Vice President and Director of Engineering. Dr. Petrovic received a BS in Physical Chemistry from the University of Belgrade, and his PhD in Chemistry from the Technical University of Dresden, and has more than 30 years of experience in various areas of science and technology. He is the author of the book Photovoltaic Systems: Fundamentals and Applications in Developing Countries (Springer, 2020), has published more than 80 articles in international journals and conference proceedings, and has 24 pending or issued patents. Dr. Petrovic is a Founder and President of the humanitarian organization Solar Hope, which is dedicated to providing solar energy to countries in Africa. 

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Battery Technology Crash Course

  • Book Subtitle: A Concise Introduction

  • Authors: Slobodan Petrovic

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57269-3

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-57268-6

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-57271-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-57269-3

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XI, 117

  • Number of Illustrations: 96 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Energy Harvesting, Batteries, Energy Grids and Networks, Electrochemistry, Mechanical and Thermal Energy Storage

Buying options

eBook USD 44.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-57269-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)