Lead-Acid Batteries: Science and Technology by D. Pavlov

Lead-Acid Batteries: Science and Technology

byD. Pavlov, D. Pavlov

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The book presents a comprehensive overview of the theory of the technological processes of lead-acid battery manufacture and their influence on battery performance parameters. It summarizes the current knowledge about the technology of lead-acid battery production and presents it in the form of an integral theory. This theory is supported by ample illustrative material and experimental data, thus allowing technologists and engineers to control the technological processes in battery plants and providing university lecturers with a toll for clear and in-depth presentation of the technology of lead-acid battery production in their courses. The relationship between the technological processes and the performance characteristics of the batteries is disclosed too.

  • Disclosure of the structures of the lead and lead dioxide active masses, ensuring reversibility of the processes during charge and discharge and thus long cycle life of the battery
  • Proposal of optimum conditions for individual technological processes which would yield appropriate structures of the lead and lead dioxide active masses
  • Disclosure of the influence of H2SO4concentration on battery performance parameters
  • Discussion of the processes involved in the closed oxygen cycle in VRLAB and the thermal phenomena leading to thermal runaway (TRA)
  • Elucidation of the relationship between technology of battery manufacture and battery capacity and cycle life performance

About The Author

Detchko Pavlov is Professor of Electrochemistry and, since 1997, Full Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He is one of the founders of the Central Laboratory of Electrochemical Power Sources (CLEPS) (now IEES) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and has been Head of the Lead Acid Batteries Department at this Institute for ove...
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Title:Lead-Acid Batteries: Science and TechnologyFormat:OtherDimensions:656 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 31, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080931685

ISBN - 13:9780080931685

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Table of Contents

I. Fundamentals of lead-acid batteries1. Invention and development of the lead-acid battery 2. Fundamentals of lead-acid batteriesII. Materials used for lead-acid battery manufacture3. H2SO4electrolyte - an active material in the lead-acid cell 4. Lead alloys and grids. Grid design principles 5. Leady oxideIII. Processes during paste preparation and curing of the plates6. Pastes and grid pasting 7. Additives to the pastes for positive and negative battery plates 8. Curing of battery platesIV. Plate formation9. Soaking of cured plates before formation 10. Formation of positive lead-acid battery plates 11. Processes during formation of negative battery plates 12. Technology of formationV. Battery storage and VRLA batteries13. Processes after formation of the plates and during battery storage 14. Methods to restore the water decomposed during charge and overcharge of lead-acid batteries: VRLA BatteriesVI. Calculation of the active materials in a lead-acid cell15. Calculation of the materials to be used for lead-acid cell manufacture Appendixes Subject index