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  • Batteries

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    BATTERIES There are many kinds of batteries which consist of different materials in order to produce an electric charge. Here are some of the most common batteries, what they consist of and how they work. Bichromate Cell (see picture # 1) A battery is a device which converts chemical energy into electrical energy. A battery usually consists of two or more cells connected in series or parallel, you can also have a single cell battery. All cells consist of a positive electrode, and a negative electrode

  • Batteries in Mexico

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    In the heart of Naucalpan De Juarez, Mexico a critical problem exists. Used batteries from the United States are sent here for the extraction of lead. In a nutshell what is happening here is just another example of America trashing other areas of the world, relieving us of any burdens and pressing them on to others. Why is this bad you ask? This toxic and disastrous lead is being found in the air, land, and even inside the bodies of Mexican residents as a result of the fallacious smokestacks, emitting

  • Battery Nanotechnology

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    The battery is a device that changes part control into electricity. Similar to mainly necessary inventions, this device has many different versions make from the 19th century, manufacture the history of the battery quite interesting. The battery is mixtures of many different basics that have produce new and creative ways of making through the understanding of its design, used for almost every part of modern life. It is important to know the general idea of how the battery works. A battery consists

  • Battery Essay

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    A battery is a device that converts energy into electricity by storing electrical energy thru chemical reactions. In a battery, there are three major components [4]. The first component of a battery is a terminal called anode which is an electrode through which electric current flows into [2]. The second component of a battery is a terminal is called cathode which is an electrode through which electric current flows out [2]. These two terminals can be found at each end of a battery. The third component

  • Batteries and Their Importance

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    Batteries and Their Importance We use batteries everyday, we use them to start our cars and to listen to our Walkmans. I have a few questions: How do batteries work? What are the different kinds of batteries Batteries and Their Importance We use batteries everyday, we use them to start our cars and to listen to our Walkmans. I have a few questions: How do batteries work? What are the different kinds of batteries? Why do they die? Why do they lose energy when they are not used for a long

  • The Chemistry of Batteries

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    Batteries have been around longer than many people tend to think. In 1938, archaeologist Wilhelm Konig discovered some unusual clay pots while digging at a town just outside of present-day Baghdad, Iraq. The jars, which were measured approximately 5 inches long, included an iron rod enclosed in copper and dated back to 200 B.C. Investigations suggested that the vessels had once been complete with an acidic substance like vinegar or wine, leading Konig to think that these vessels were ancient batteries

  • Rechargeable Batteries

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    Rechargeable Batteries What are Rechargeable Batteries? Dictionary definition of a battery: “a group of two or more cells connected together to furnish electric current; also: a single cell that furnishes electric current.” (MARIUM WEBSTER) With this into consideration, a rechargeable battery is the exact same thing, except that is has the ability to be used and reused for a prolonged period of time. In most instances, rechargeable batteries are referred to as secondary batteries or cells and this

  • Battery Life

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    As very clear was shown in the recent years - the battery soft shorting and overheating problem cannot be identified at a time when battery was manufacturing. Only after prolonged cycling (usage) this phenomena may occur. Market forces battery manufacturers to extend battery life, achieve higher energy densities and faster charging times. This will force engineers to design higher density electrode and use thinner and higher porosity separators. The fact is the energy densities are double

  • The Architecture of Batteries

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    Introduction The battery architecture for our project had to be carefully considered and chosen. Three types of rechargeable batteries were looked at: Nickel-Metal hydride (NiMH), Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) and Lithium-ion (Li-Ion). Each type of battery architecture has advantages and disadvantages which had to be weighed before choosing which type of battery would best suit our project. A comparison table of the three battery types can be seen below. Lead acid batteries were not considered for this

  • battery vehicles

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    Battery electric vehicles designed to reduce carbon emission and to lower greenhouse gas, since it eliminates tailpipe emission from subjective transportation. Battery electrical vehicles are proposed to function using charged batteries on board vehicles for momentum. Battery operated vehicles are not designed only for automobiles, but for buses, railcars, trucks and motorcycles. Battery vehicles are evolving and becoming more wanted by drivers for its new technology with lithium Ion battery. Lithium