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The experience and limitations of using manganese alkaline primary cells in a large operational AUV

The experience and limitations of using manganese alkaline primary cells in a large operational AUV
The experience and limitations of using manganese alkaline primary cells in a large operational AUV
The authors describe how the use of manganese alkaline batteries for the Autosub science programme has enabled the project to progress swiftly from being a technological demonstrator to providing new ways of gathering environmental data not possible by other methods. Throughout the programme, all areas of the battery system have undergone development. that is: specification, design and manufacture of the pack; inspection and testing; packaging, storage and physical handling; electrical and thermal insulation; estimates of remaining endurance; and disposal of depleted packs.
0780375726
27-34
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Stevenson, P.
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Griffiths, G.
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Webb, A.T.
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Stevenson, P., Griffiths, G. and Webb, A.T. (2002) The experience and limitations of using manganese alkaline primary cells in a large operational AUV. In Proceedings of the 2002 Workshop on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. pp. 27-34 . (doi:10.1109/AUV.2002.1177198).

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Abstract

The authors describe how the use of manganese alkaline batteries for the Autosub science programme has enabled the project to progress swiftly from being a technological demonstrator to providing new ways of gathering environmental data not possible by other methods. Throughout the programme, all areas of the battery system have undergone development. that is: specification, design and manufacture of the pack; inspection and testing; packaging, storage and physical handling; electrical and thermal insulation; estimates of remaining endurance; and disposal of depleted packs.

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Published date: June 2002
Venue - Dates: 2002 Workshop on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, 2002-06-20 - 2002-06-21

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Local EPrints ID: 22119
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/22119
ISBN: 0780375726
PURE UUID: fe338942-2c21-41d0-bb40-1e9ba8ceb997

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Date deposited: 02 Jun 2006
Last modified: 15 Jul 2019 19:23

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Author: P. Stevenson
Author: G. Griffiths
Author: A.T. Webb

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