General Battery Articles

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General articles about what batteries are, how they work and common ways in which they are used.

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How a battery works

This 4 minute video by TEDed explains how the battery came about, how it works and what we might expect…

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The trough battery

A history of the battery

From Benjamin Franklin’s tinkering with glass jars in 1749 to cells so small and flexible they can be integrated within…

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Battery types

Battery types

This is a list of popular commercially available battery types. For a full list of battery types that have ever…

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Two ampere hour batteries connected in series

Connecting batteries in series

There are two ways to wire batteries together, parallel and series. The graphs below show how these set wiring variations…

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Two ampere hour batteries connected in parallel

Connecting batteries in parallel

There are two ways to wire batteries together, parallel and series. The graphs below show how these wiring variations can…

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