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Title: Method of determining the open circuit voltage of a battery in a closed circuit

Abstract

The open circuit voltage of a battery which is connected in a closed circuit is determined without breaking the circuit or causing voltage upsets therein. The closed circuit voltage across the battery and the current flowing through it are determined under normal load and then a fractional change is made in the load and the new current and voltage values determined. The open circuit voltage is then calculated, according to known principles, from the two sets of values.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Walnut Creek, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Dow Chemical
OSTI Identifier:
863584
Patent Number(s):
4204153
Assignee:
Dow Chemical Company (Midland, MI) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-2565
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; determining; circuit; voltage; battery; closed; connected; determined; breaking; causing; upsets; therein; current; flowing; normal; load; fractional; change; values; calculated; according; principles; sets; circuit voltage; current flow; current flowing; closed circuit; voltage value; /324/320/

Citation Formats

Brown, William E. Method of determining the open circuit voltage of a battery in a closed circuit. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Brown, William E. Method of determining the open circuit voltage of a battery in a closed circuit. United States.
Brown, William E. Tue . "Method of determining the open circuit voltage of a battery in a closed circuit". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863584.
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abstractNote = {The open circuit voltage of a battery which is connected in a closed circuit is determined without breaking the circuit or causing voltage upsets therein. The closed circuit voltage across the battery and the current flowing through it are determined under normal load and then a fractional change is made in the load and the new current and voltage values determined. The open circuit voltage is then calculated, according to known principles, from the two sets of values.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
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