Course Overview

  • 2.5 Hours

  • All Levels

  • All Devices

  • 12 Months Access

  • Quiz

  • Certificate

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Batteries are a fundamental part of our society. Batteries are used to:

  • Start your car.

  • Power your watch.

  • Power your laptop.

  • Power your smartphone.

  • Power emergency lighting.

  • Start emergency generators.

  • And much much more!

But how do batteries function? Why are there so many different types? And why have they found widespread application in everything from wrist watches to power stations? After completing this course, you will be able answer all of these questions and many more. In this course, you will learn:

  • How batteries work (chemical reactions etc.).
  • Battery terminology (Ah, specific gravity, voltaic cell etc.).
  • Different battery designs and types (lead acid, nickel-cadmium, mercury etc.).
  • Battery hazards (shorting, gas generation etc.).
  • Battery operations (series, parallel, primary, secondary etc.).
  • And a lot more!

The course is designed to take you from zero to hero concerning batteries knowledge. Even if you already have some background knowledge, this course will serve as an efficient refresher. 

Interactive 3D models are used extensively to show you exactly how batteries and their components work.

The course is packed with images, 2D animations, interactive 3D models and 3D animations and high quality written content. Written content has been read aloud so that you can 'learn on the go' without needing to watch the screen constantly.  

Check out some of the FREE preview videos below (register first!).

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Enjoy the course!


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  • 1
    Course Overview
    • Course Overview
  • 3
    Battery Terminology
  • 4
    Battery Construction
    • Battery Construction
    • Posts and Terminals
    • Single Post and Multi Post
    • Containers and Jars
    • Battery Plates
    • Battery Construction Summary
    • 3D Battery Components FREE PREVIEW
    • 3D Batttery Example 2
    • Battery Construction Quiz
  • 5
    Battery Theory
    • Battery Theory
    • Redox Reaction
    • Electrochemical Cells
    • Galvanic and Electrolytic Cells
    • Discharge and Charging of Lead Acid Battery
    • Battery Theory Summary
    • Battery Theory Quiz
  • 6
    Battery Operations
    • Battery Operations FREE PREVIEW
    • Charge and Discharge
    • Series Cells
    • Parallel Cells
    • Primary Cells
    • Secondary Cells
    • Capacity
    • Battery Cycle and DOD
    • Cycle Life
    • Service Life
    • Shelf Life
    • Detrimental Factors
    • Battery Operations Summary
    • Battery Operations Quiz
  • 7
    Types of Batteries
    • Types of Batteries FREE PREVIEW
    • Lead Acid Batteries
    • Carbon Zinc Cell
    • Alkaline Cell
    • Nickel Cadmium Cell
    • Edison Cell
    • Mercury Cell
    • Battery Types Summary
    • Types of Batteries Quiz
  • 8
    Battery Hazards
    • Battery Hazards
    • Shorted Cell
    • Gas Generation
    • Battery Temperature
    • Battery Hazards Summary
    • Battery Hazards Quiz
  • 9
    Final Thoughts
    • Final Thoughts
    • Final Quiz
  • 10
    Course Resources
    • Interactive 3D Models
    • Offline Quiz Booklet