eBook Lithium-Ion Batteries, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444595163
  • ISBN-13: 9780444595164
  • DDC: 621.312423
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 660 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Lithium-Ion Batteries features an in-depth description of different lithium-ion applications, including important features such as safety and reliability. This title acquaints readers with the numerous and often consumer-oriented applications of this widespread battery type. Lithium-Ion Batteries also explores the concepts of nanostructured materials, as well as the importance of battery management systems. This handbook is an invaluable resource for electrochemical engineers and battery and fuel cell experts everywhere, from research institutions and universities to a worldwide array of professional industries. Contains all applications of consumer and industrial lithium-ion batteries, including reviews, in a single volume.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Development of the Lithium-Ion Battery and Recent Technological Trends.
2: Past, Present and Future of Lithium-Ion Batteries: Can New Technologies Open up New Horizons?.
3: Fast Charging (up to 6C) of Lithium-Ion Cells and Modules: Electrical and Thermal Response and Life Cycle Tests.
4: Nanostructured Electrode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.
5: EVs and HEVs: The Need and Potential Functions of Batteries for Future Systems.
6: Manufacturing Costs of Batteries for Electric Vehicles.
7: Lithium-Ion Battery Packs for EVs.
8: The Voltec System—Energy Storage and Electric Propulsion.
9: Transit Bus Applications of Lithium-Ion Batteries: Progress and Prospects.
10: EVs and HEVs Using Lithium-Ion Batteries.
11: The Challenge of PHEV Battery Design and the Opportunities of Electrothermal Modeling.
12: Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles.
13: Lithium-Ion Batteries for Storage of Renewable Energies and Electric Grid Backup.
14: Satellite Lithium-Ion Batteries.
15: Lithium-Ion Battery Management.
16: Electronic Options for Lithium-Ion Batteries.
17: Safety of Commercial Lithium-Ion Cells and Batteries.
18: Safety of Lithium-Ion Batteries.
19: Lithium-Ion Cell Components and Their Effect on High-Power Battery Safety.
20: Thermal Stability of Materials in Lithium-Ion Cells.
21: Lithium-Ion Battery Environmental Impacts.
22: Recycling of Traction Batteries as a Challenge and Chance for Future Lithium Availability.
23: Manufacturers, Materials and Recycling Technologies.
24: The Lithium-Ion Battery Value Chain—Status, Trends and Implications.
25: Thermodynamics of Lithium-Ion Batteries.
Color Plate Section.