Battery Power: Conventional or Rechargeable?

Citetti, Eddie
January 2010
Mix;Jan2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p84
In this article, the author offers information on batteries and their electro chemical devices that are called cells. As stated, each cell generates 1.5 volts, nine volt transistor, and 12 volt automotive functions. The author discusses different materials like nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and lithium ion that are commonly used for rechargeable batteries. He also presents several features of rechargeable batteries which can be recycled as well as provide conventional battery power.


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