ENGRI_111_19_batteries

ENGRI_111_19_batteries - EN GRI 111 EN GRI 111 BATTERI ES...

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Unformatted text preview: EN GRI 111 EN GRI 111 BATTERI ES In the News In the News Sony To Ask N otebook Batter y Customer s For Global Recall Toshiba Will Recall 340,000 N otebook Batter ies Dell To Announce Massive Laptop Batter y Recall I t's Panasonic's Tur n To Recall Batter ies Lenovo Recalls 526,000 ThinkPad N otebook Batter ies pcmag.com Batteries Batteries Convert chemical energy to electrical energy Ability to donate and receive electrons Electrochemical reactions where electrons are transferred from one chemical species to another Battery is an electrochemical cell divided into two half cells Reaction proceeds when the two cells are connected by an electrically conducting pathway Batteries Batteries Terminal that passes electrons into the circuit when battery discharges is the anode (negative terminal) Terminal that receives electrons is the cathode (positive terminal) Electrolyte: I onically conducting medium Wet Dry (Gel) Primary or disposable Secondary or rechargeable First Battery First Battery Alessandro Volta - 1800 Copper www.britannica.com Lead-Acid Battery...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2008 for the course ENGRI 1110 taught by Professor Giannelis during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.

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