Accession Number : AD0435833


Title :   CELL EQUALIZATION TECHNIQUES


Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical progress rept., 1 Jan - 1 Mar 1964


Corporate Author : MALLORY (P R) AND CO INC BURLINGTON MA


Personal Author(s) : Cocca, F J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/435833.pdf


Report Date : 01 Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 18


Abstract : Two modes of operation for a stabistor charge control circuit (1) thermal coupling the stabistor to the cell and (2) thermal isolation of the stabistor from the cell are discussed. Thermal coupling was demonstrated in circuits BCC-2 and BCC-3, where the former cycled for 2700 cycles and the latter for 785 cycles. Thermal isolating was demonstrated in circuit BCC-4 which cycled over 400 times. Preliminary investigations indicate that a germanium power transistor may be used more effectively as an antireversal diode than the germanium diode now being used.


Descriptors :   *ALKALINE BATTERIES , *TRANSISTORS , MANUFACTURING , SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES , CADMIUM ALLOYS , NICKEL ALLOYS , GERMANIUM ALLOYS , THERMAL PROPERTIES , STABILIZATION , BATTERY CHARGERS


Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE