Battery Technology Crash Course: A Concise Introduction

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From the Back Cover

This book is a concise introductory guide to understanding the field of modern batteries, which is fast becoming an important area for applications in renewable energy storage, transportation, and consumer devices. By using simplified classroom-tested methods developed while teaching the subject to engineering students, the author explains in simple language an otherwise complex subject in terms that enable readers to gain a rapid understanding of batteries and the scientific and engineering concepts and principles behind the technology. This powerful tutorial is a great resource for engineers from other disciplines, technicians, analysts, investors, and other busy professionals who need to quickly acquire a solid understanding of the fast emerging and disruptive battery landscape. 

  • Concise guide to all you need to know about batteries 
  • Explains the evolution of battery storage 
  • Examines emerging technologies and their broader implications


About the Author

Dr. Slobodan Petrovic is a full professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), which is home to the only ABET-accredited BS and MS programs in renewable energy. Prior to OIT, he was a professor at the Arizona State University and held appointments at several companies as Vice President and Director of Engineering. Dr. Petrovic received a BS in Physical Chemistry from the University of Belgrade, and his PhD in Chemistry from the Technical University of Dresden, and has more than 30 years of experience in various areas of science and technology. He is the author of the book Photovoltaic Systems: Fundamentals and Applications in Developing Countries (Springer, 2020), has published more than 80 articles in international journals and conference proceedings, and has 24 pending or issued patents. Dr. Petrovic is a Founder and President of the humanitarian organization Solar Hope, which is dedicated to providing solar energy to countries in Africa. 

Additional information

Publisher ‏

‎ Springer; 1st ed. 2021 edition (October 30, 2020)

Language ‏

‎ English

Hardcover ‏

‎ 128 pages

ISBN-10 ‏

‎ 3030572684

ISBN-13 ‏

‎ 978-3030572686

Item Weight ‏

‎ 1 pounds

Dimensions ‏

‎ 6.5 x 0.5 x 9.75 inches

2 reviews for Battery Technology Crash Course: A Concise Introduction

  1. 5 out of 5

    Amazon Customer

    Quick readGreat introduction to battery technology for anyone who seeks to understand the technology.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Jay R.

    Overall, a quick read.For someone new to battery tech, the book was a fast read. Some of the math is wrong; spontaneous battery circuits have a negative potential and a positive Gibbs Free Energy (the book has it the other way around).

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