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Title: Solar powered lead acid battery rejuvenator and trickle charger

Abstract

This patent describes a solar powered combination rejuvenator and trickle charger for lead acid batteries. It comprises a multi-solar cell power source circuit: a DC to AC inverter multi-vibrator circuit connected to the multi-solar cell power source; a transformer with a primary coil a part of the DC to AC inverter multi-vibrator circuit, and having a secondary coil; a four diode rectifier bridge circuit having a first set of opposite terminals connected to the secondary coil, and a second set of opposite terminals; first connection means for connecting a first one of the terminals of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to a first terminal of a lead acid battery and second connection means for connecting the second of the terminals of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to the second terminal of the lead acid battery; one of the first and second connection means includes connection of a terminal of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to the collector of a transistor and through a voltage bias resistor to the transistor base; connection of the transistor emitter through resistive means to a battery terminal connector; and connection of the transistor base through diode means to themore » battery terminal connector.« less

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5332740
Patent Number(s):
US 5084664; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-598132
Assignee:
NOV; NOV-92-024061; EDB-92-095609
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 16 Oct 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 14 SOLAR ENERGY; 42 ENGINEERING; LEAD-ACID BATTERIES; SOLAR BATTERY CHARGERS; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; RESISTORS; SOLAR CELLS; TRANSISTORS; BATTERY CHARGERS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; EQUIPMENT; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; 250903* - Energy Storage- Batteries- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries; 140600 - Solar Energy- Photovoltaic Power Systems; 426000 - Engineering- Components, Electron Devices & Circuits- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Gali, C E. Solar powered lead acid battery rejuvenator and trickle charger. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Gali, C E. Solar powered lead acid battery rejuvenator and trickle charger. United States.
Gali, C E. Tue . "Solar powered lead acid battery rejuvenator and trickle charger". United States.
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abstractNote = {This patent describes a solar powered combination rejuvenator and trickle charger for lead acid batteries. It comprises a multi-solar cell power source circuit: a DC to AC inverter multi-vibrator circuit connected to the multi-solar cell power source; a transformer with a primary coil a part of the DC to AC inverter multi-vibrator circuit, and having a secondary coil; a four diode rectifier bridge circuit having a first set of opposite terminals connected to the secondary coil, and a second set of opposite terminals; first connection means for connecting a first one of the terminals of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to a first terminal of a lead acid battery and second connection means for connecting the second of the terminals of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to the second terminal of the lead acid battery; one of the first and second connection means includes connection of a terminal of the second set of bridge opposite terminals to the collector of a transistor and through a voltage bias resistor to the transistor base; connection of the transistor emitter through resistive means to a battery terminal connector; and connection of the transistor base through diode means to the battery terminal connector.},
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