Energy Storage Devices for Renewable Energy-Based Systems: Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors, Second Edition is a fully revised edition of this comprehensive overview of the concepts, principles and practical knowledge on energy storage devices. The book gives readers the opportunity to expand their knowledge of innovative supercapacitor applications, comparing them to other commonly used energy storage devices. With new application case studies and definitions, this resource will strengthen your understanding of energy storage from a practical, applications-based point-of-view without requiring detailed examination of underlying electrochemical equations. Users will learn about various design approaches and real-time applications of ESDs.
Electronic engineering experts and system designers will find this book useful to deepen their understanding on the application of electronic storage devices, circuit topologies, and industrial device data sheets to develop new applications. The book is also intended to be used as a textbook for masters and doctoral students who want to enhance their knowledge and understanding the concepts of renewable energy sources and state-of-the-art ESDs.
1. Energy storage devices - a general overview 2. Rechargeable battery technologies: an electronic engineer's view point 3. Dynamics, models, and management of rechargeable batteries 4. Capacitors as energy storage devices - simple basics to current commercial families 5. Electrical double-layer capacitors: Fundamentals, characteristics, and equivalent circuits 6. Supercapacitor as a lossless dropper in DC-DC converters 7. Supercapacitors for surge absorption 8. Supercapacitors in a rapid heat transfer application
Appendix A. Capacitors and AC line filtering