Batteries for Portable Devices

Other | January 1, 2005

byPistoia, Gianfranco, Gianfranco Pistoia

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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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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 a...

Format:OtherDimensions:309 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2005Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080455565

ISBN - 13:9780080455563

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Basic Battery Concepts
Chapter 2. Characteristics of Batteries for Portable Devices
Chapter 3. Battery Standard and Sizes
Chapter 4. Primary Batteries
Chapter 5. Rechargeable Batteries
Chapter 6. Batteries for Medical and Special Applications
Chapter 7. Battery Safety, Management and Charging
Chapter 8. Energy Sources Supporting, or Substituting, Batteries
Chapter 9. Spent Battery Collection and Recycling
Chapter 10.World Battery Market