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Batteries: Powering a Mobile World



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What is this course about?

This course provides a glimpse into the world of batteries. We all use batteries every day, but do you really know how a battery works, what’s inside it, what it’s useful for, and how scientists are trying to improve them for the future? In this introductory course, we will tell you everything from battery basics, through the development of the lithium-ion battery, their applications and requirements, what kinds of materials are used to build batteries, to what happens to a battery when it’s finished its life and how batteries are being developed for the future. As a participant in this course, you ideally have some form of technical background, probably studied sciences at college or even in higher education, or have experience in a technical profession. It is hoped that after the course you will be much more aware of the battery world, the requirements, applications and components of a battery, and well as a wider perspective of how this important technology will develop over the coming decade.

The course is divided into 9 different topics:

  1. Battery Basics
  2. The "Black Box" Battery
  3. Revolutionary Lithium
  4. Battery Building Blocks
  5. Research, Development and Diving Deeper
  6. Driving Electromobility
  7. Safe Travels
  8. A New Beginning
  9. A Brighter Future



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