Batteries in a Portable World: A Handbook on Rechargeable Batteries for Non-Engineers, 2nd Edition
Cadex Electronics | May, 2001 | ISBN 0968211828 | 292 Pages
Batteries in a Portable World by Isidor Buchmann fills a definite need for practical information about rechargeable batteries. Quite often, performance specifications for batteries and chargers are based on ideal conditions. Manufacturers carry out battery tests on brand new equipment and in a protected environment, removed from the stress of daily use. In Batteries in a Portable World, Mr. Buchmann observes the battery in everyday life in the hands of the common user. By reading Batteries in a Portable World, you will acquire a better understanding of the strengths and limitations of the battery. You will learn how to prolong battery life; become familiar with recommended maintenance methods and discover ways to restore a weak battery, if such a method is available for that battery type. Knowing how to take care of your batteries prolongs service life, improves reliability of portable equipment and saves money. Best of all, well-performing batteries need replacement less often, reducing the environmental concern of battery disposal. Batteries in a Portable World is easy and entertaining to read, and makes minimal use of technical jargon. The well-organized layout helps you find information quickly. The book is tailored for the busy professional who needs a crash course in better understanding this marvelous power source, the battery.