Early results from a systems approach to improving the performance and lifetime of lead acid batteries
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Early results from a systems approach to improving the performance and lifetime of lead acid batteries. In: 8th European Lead Battery Conference, ROME, ITALY, SEP 10-13, 2002. Published in: JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES, 116 (1-2). pp. 110-117.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-7753(02)00714-0
Lead acid batteries offer important advantages in respect of unit cost and ease of recycling. They also have good power and low temperature performance. However, for hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) duty with their extreme rates and continuous PSoC operation, improvements are required to significantly extend service life. The Reliable Highly Optimised Lead Acid Battery (RHOLAB) project is taking a radical approach to the design of a lead acid HEV battery pack to address this issue, taking a systems approach to produce a complete pack that is attractive to vehicle manufacturers. This paper describes the project at an intermediate stage where some testing has been completed and the construction of the complete pack system is well under way. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Date:||1 July 2003|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 110-117|
|Title of Event:||8th European Lead Battery Conference|
|Location of Event:||ROME, ITALY|
|Date(s) of Event:||SEP 10-13, 2002|
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