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Introduction to Batteries
Introduction to Batteries
Introduction to Batteries

What is this course about?

The Introduction to Batteries course empowers participants with the basic knowledge and insights to understand the importance and basic working principles of battery technologies. They will learn how batteries fit in the energy context, their historical importance, and explore different perspectives and classification of current battery technologies. They will then investigate the core components and parameters of batteries and battery systems.

What will you learn?

  • Recognise the current and historical importance of batteries
  • List the components of any generic electrochemical cell and battery system and describe its functionality
  • List basic specifications of a battery from cell specifications and a particular series-parallel arrangement

Who is this course for?

This is a foundation level course suitable to a general audience as well as an audience with low technical ability.