26. Mechanics of Battery Cells and Materials

  1. Dr.-Ing. Claus Daniel4,5 and
  2. Jürgen O. Besenhard6
  1. Xiangchun Zhang1,
  2. Myoungdo Chung1,
  3. HyonCheol Kim2,
  4. Chia-Wei Wang2 and
  5. Ann Marie Sastry2,3

Published Online: 29 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch26

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Zhang, X., Chung, M., Kim, H., Wang, C.-W. and Sastry, A. M. (2011) Mechanics of Battery Cells and Materials, 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.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sakti3, Incorporated, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  2. 2

    Sakti3, 1490 Eisenhower Place, Building 4, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA

  3. 3

    University of Michigan, Departments of Mechanical, Biomedical and Materials, Science and Engineering, 2300 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326952

Online ISBN: 9783527637188



  • failure analysis;
  • stochastic microstructures;
  • multiple physicochemical processes;
  • stresses;
  • intercalation;
  • particle fracture;
  • stress during manufacture;
  • experimental approaches


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mechanical Failure Analysis of Battery Cells and Materials: Significance and Challenges

  • Key Studies in the Mechanical Analysis of Battery Materials

  • Key Issues Remaining to be Addressed

  • Outlook for the Future

  • References