Accession Number:

ADA097822

Title:

The Relation of Batteries to Explosives.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

All batteries contain chemical materials which can be made to explode under certain conditions. This report defines applicable explosives terminology and discusses these definitions in terms of explosives, thermal runaway and fires associated with aqueous Le Clanche, mercury, lead acid, nickel cadmium and non-aqueous lithium anode systems batteries. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE