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Lead-acid batteries

Lead-acid batteries

The lead-acid battery was invented in 1859 by French physicist Gaston Planté and is the earliest type of rechargeable battery. The most common automotive batteries are lead-acid designs. The wet cell, gel cell, absorbed glass mat (AGM), and valve regulated are versions of the lead acid battery. Basic Construction:    A lead-acid battery consists of […]

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Battery theory

Battery theory

The primary source for electrical power in all automobiles is the battery. It has undergone many changes through the years. The introduction of hybrid vehicles and the promise of fuel cell vehicles have drastically changed the basic design of an automotive battery. Many different types of batteries are available or under development to exceed the […]

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