1. Thermodynamics and Mechanistics

  1. Dr.-Ing. Claus Daniel2,3 and
  2. Jürgen O. Besenhard4
  1. Karsten Pinkwart and
  2. Jens Tübke

Published Online: 29 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch1

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pinkwart, K. and Tübke, J. (2011) Thermodynamics and Mechanistics, in Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition (eds C. Daniel and J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, MS6083, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6083, USA

  2. 3

    University of Tennessee, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA

  3. 4

    Graz University of Technology of Inorganic Materials, Stremayrgasse 16/III, 8010 Graz, Austria

Author Information

  1. Fraunhofer Institut für Chemische Technologie (ICT), Angewandte Elektrochemie, Josef-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 7, 76327 Pfinztal, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326952

Online ISBN: 9783527637188

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Keywords:

  • electrochemical cells;
  • thermodynamics;
  • cell voltage;
  • discharge rate;
  • charge rate;
  • efficiency;
  • lifetime;
  • energy density;
  • safety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electrochemical Power Sources

  • Electrochemical Fundamentals

  • Thermodynamics

  • Criteria for the Judgment of Batteries

  • References