References on Batteries and Battery Chargers
We were 100 years old in 2007 and have been making Schauer chargers since the 1930s.
A few older books that provide an interesting background
Michael Faraday DCL FRS
Faraday's Experimental Researches in Electricity
Philisophical Transactions 1846 - 1852
From the Proceedings of the Royal Institution London
Crennel And Lea
Journal of institute of Electrical Engineers London 66,259 (1928)
Pender and Del Mar
Electrical Engineers Handbook III,IV,V
Electrican Printing and Publishing Co.
Planté Tr. by
Recherches sur l'electricité "was available Translated"
Gauthier-Villars (TR. John Wiley & son 1889 ?)
Storage Battery Engineering
Any edition 3rd prefered
McGraw Hill Book Co
New York 1911 (1895-?
Gladstone and Tribe
Chemistry of Secondary Batteries of Planté and Faure
Macmillian and Co.
Dolezalek Tr. By von Ende
Theory of The Lead Accumulator
John Wiley and Sons
New York 1904
Hopkins, George M.
Munn & C0.
New York 1890
Crennel And Lea
Journal of institute of Electrical Engineers London 66, 259 (1928)
The standard battery text is:
George Wood Vinal
Storage batteries (4th ed), G.W. Vinal, Wiley, NY 1955.
Primary batteries, G.W. Vinal, Wiley, NY 1950.
Handbook of Batteries, D. Linden(ed), 2nd Ed, McGraw-Hill, NY 1995.
Lead-Acid Batteries, H. Bode, Wiley, New York, 1977.
Batteries and energy systems (2nd ed), C.L. Mantell, McGraw-Hill, NY 1983.
Maintenance-free batteries: lead-acid, nickel/cadmium, nickel/hydride: A handbook of battery technology, D. Berndt, Taunton, Somerset, England 1993.
Battery hazards and accident prevention, S.C. Levy and P. Bro, Plenum, NY 1994.
Battery reference book, T.R. Crompton, Butterworths, London 1990.
Journal of Power Sources, Elsevier Science S.A. P.O.Box 564, 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland, 1976-
The list of everything
Almost every electrochemistry reference can be found in this web site at Case Western Reserve
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Battery Council International
111 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
They can provide guides, battery standards, and information on the battery industry in general.
International Battery Materials Association (IBA)
14731 Sprengel Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44135, USA
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062-2096
with branch locations:
1285 Walt Whitman Road; Melville, L.I., NY 11747-3081
1655 Scott Blvd.; Santa Clara, CA 95050-4169
12 Laboratory Drive; Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3995
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Battery manufacturers can be a good source of info
but always "Let Theory Guide and Experiment Decide."
AC Delco Systems, 2401 Columbus Ave, Anderson, IN 46018 USA
Schauer Battery Charger Company
Accu Oerlikon, 8050 Zürich Switzerland, Binzmühlestrasse 94
Accusealed Ltd., Cservenka 86, Post Nr: 1601, H-1158 Budapest, Hungary
C&D Charter Power Systems, PO Box 239, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 USA
East Penn Manufacturing Co., PO Box 147, Lyon Station, PA 19536 USA
GNB Industrial Battery, 829 Parkview Boulevard, Lombard, IL 60148 USA
Gates Energy products
Hawker Energy Products Inc., 617 North Ridgeview Drive, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093 USA
Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, WI 53201 USA
Matsushita Battery Ind., 1, Matsushita-cho, Moriguchi-shi, Osaka 570 Japan
Power-Sonic Corporation, 3106 Spring Street, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA
Trojan Battery Company, 12380 Clark Street, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Varta Battery AG, Dieckstr. 42, Postfach 4280, D-5800 Hagen, Germany
Yuasa Exide, Inc., PO Box 14145, Reading, PA 16912-4145 USA
Cincinnati, OH 45209 USA
800-899-VOLT toll free
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