- Includes carefully selected in-text problems, case studies and illustrative examples
- Features representative chapter-end problems, along with practical systems and applications
- Covers various numerical methods, including those based on CFD and optimization, also including free codes and databases
Part I Basic Fundamentals 1. Battery Technologies 2. Electrochemistry of Batteries 3. Fundamental Governing Equations 4. Heat Sources
Part II Lead-Acid Batteries 5. Introduction to Lead-Acid Batteries 6. Governing Equations 7. Numerical Simulation
Part III Zinc-Silveroxide Batteries 8. Introduction to Zinc-Silveroxide Batteries 9. Governing Equations 10. Numerical Simulation
Part IV 11. Techno-economical Assessment of Battery Systems
Appendices A. Experimental tests for lead-acid batteries B. Experimental tests for zinc-silveroxide batteries
Pouria Ahmadi is currently a lecturer and Researcher at the Institute of Sustainability, Energy and Environment (ISEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). At UIUC he is working on electric vehicle selection towards sustainable transportation from various points of view from technical aspects to life cycle assessment and degradation model. Prior to joining UIUC, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Fuel Cell Research Laboratory (FCReL) of Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. He has 85 publications in high-ranked and peer-reviewed journals, and at international conferences, he has several book chapters in energy related books. He also serves as editorial board member, guest editor and organizer for ASME conferences.
Farschad Torabi is an assistant professor at K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. His research interests include renewable energies, battery and electrochemical systems. Having mechanical engineering background, his professional research agenda addresses numerical simulation of the above mentioned fields, using a combination of computational fluid mechanics and analytical methods.