TITLE

What is in a battery?

PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
European Power News;Feb99, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on various aspects of lead-acid batteries. Electric potential of each cell; Basic applications; Tips in choosing correct size of battery; Overcharge; Sulphation/undercharge; Service life; Recommended normal operating temperature.
ACCESSION #
1640332

 

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