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A Simple Model of Exxon’s Zn/Br2 Battery

  • John Van Zee
  • R. E. White
  • Patrick G. Grimes
  • Richard J. Bellows

Abstract

A simple model of Exxon’s Zn/Br2 battery is predict the energy efficiency of the battery for resistivities and cell geometries. Efficiencies percent are predicted by the model.

Keywords

Energy Efficiency Channel Width Energy Capacity Pump Efficiency Discharge Current Density 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Van Zee
    • 1
  • R. E. White
    • 1
  • Patrick G. Grimes
    • 2
  • Richard J. Bellows
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering DepartmentTexas A&M UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Advanced Energy Systems LaboratoryExxon Research and Engineering CompanyLindenUSA

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