Lithium-Ion Batteries and Applications: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Lithium-Ion Batteries and Arrays, from Toys to Towns: A Practical Overview

Released in 2020, Davide Andrea’s two-volume set provides a thorough introduction to lithium ion (Li-ion) technology. Readers get a hands-on understanding of Li-ion technology, are guided through the design and assembly of a battery, through deployment, configuration and testing. The book covers dozens of applications, with solutions for each application provided. Read on for a closer look:

This practical book gives you a hands-on understanding of Li-ion technology, guides you through the design, assembly of your own battery, assists you through deployment, configuration, testing  and troubleshooting, gives you solutions for a particular application, and warns you against dangerous pitfalls. This hands-on resource covers dozens of applications, with more than 500 illustrations, directories of commercial products; it is written for you, the installer, the designer, the project manager, the technician, the purchasing agent, the enthusiast, the racing team member.

This practical book gives you a hands-on understanding of Li-ion technology, guides you through the design, assembly of your own battery, assists you through deployment, configuration, testing  and troubleshooting, gives you solutions for a particular application, and warns you against dangerous pitfalls. This hands-on resource covers dozens of applications, with more than 500 illustrations, directories of commercial products; it is written for you, the installer, the designer, the project manager, the technician, the purchasing agent, the enthusiast, the racing team member.

What problems can this book can help technical professionals solve:

  • Design a Li-ion battery
  • Select a Li-ion battery
  • Troubleshoot a Li-ion battery

What are the features of your book and the specific benefits a reader can expect to derive from those features?  

Feature: Wide ranging

Benefit: Covers most applications for Li-ion batteries

Feature: In depth

Benefit: Gives intimate understanding of the problems and solutions

Feature: Practical

Benefit: Gives actual advice and guidance regarding Li-ion batteries

Please name the audiences at which this book is aimed. How will each audience use your book?

  • Engineer: As a guide in selecting cells, BMS and other components, understanding the issues and challenges in a Li-ion battery, selecting solutions, designing a Li-ion battery
  • Technician: Learn how to build, configure troubleshoot and deploy a Li-ion battery
  • Project manager: Understand the issues and challenges in a Li-ion battery, selecting the appropriate resources to solve those challenges
  • Student: Design a battery for a formula student race car
  • Hobbyists: Reclaim consumer batteries, design power banks
  • EV enthusiasts: Design a Li-ion battery for an EV conversion
  • Purchasing agent: Selecting and procuring components for a Li-ion battery
  • Quality Assurance: Knowing what to look for when receiving components for a battery and when testing a battery before delivery
  • People in these industries: Small batteries: consumer products, hobbyists; Large low voltage batteries: solar power, telecom, marine, residential; Traction batteries: automotive, marine, aviation and drones; High voltage stationary batteries: power utilities, off-grid residential

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