Evaluation of Automotive Starting Batteries Using Simple Constant Voltage Charging Techniques 680391

The basic concepts involved in a technically correct reproduction of the charging system of a vehicle are reviewed. Simplified techniques and procedures are explained for measuring the customary battery variables plus others such as composition and evolution rates of the battery gases as a function of time, temperature, and battery type. The use of only simple and relatively inexpensive battery laboratory equipment and the application of uncomplicated experimental techniques are stressed.


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