Energy Storage Fundamentals, Materials and Applications

Explains the fundamentals of all major energy storage methods, from thermal and mechanical to electrochemical and magnetic Clarifies which methods are optimal for important current applications, including electric vehicles, off-grid power supply, and demand response for variable energy resources suc...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Huggins, Robert
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • General Concepts
  • Thermal Energy Storage
  • Reversible Chemical Reactions
  • Energy Storage in Organic Fuels
  • Mechanical Energy Storage
  • Electromagnetic Energy Storage
  • Hydrogen Storage
  • Introduction to Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Principles Determining the Voltages and Capacities of Electrochemical Cells
  • Binary Electrodes Under Equilibrium or Near-Equilibrium Conditions
  • Ternary Electrodes Under Equilibrium or Near-Equilibrium Conditions
  • Potentials
  • Insertion Reaction Electrodes
  • Electrode Reactions That Deviate From Complete Equilibrium
  • Primary, Non-Rechargeable Batteries
  • Lead-Acid Batteries
  • Negative Electrodes in Other Rechargeable Aqueous Systems
  • Positive Electrodes in Other Aqueous Systems
  • Positive Electrodes in Lithium Systems
  • Energy Storage for Medium-to-Large Scale Applications
  • Storage of Energy for Vehicle Propulsion
  • A Look to the Future