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Battery temperature to capacity tables

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Introduction[edit]

Describe what battery capacity means in this context.

Tables[edit]

Table 1 shows the temperature multipliers for several different batteries at different temperatures.

Table 1. Battery Capacity Temperature Multipliers
Temp (°C) Zinc-Chloride Portable Sealed NiMH (2C) Iron-Electrode (C/10) low rate extended life design Rechargable zinc/Alkaline/Mangenese Dioxide 50-100mA General AC Battery Lead Acid C/20
-30°C - - - - - 0.52
-20°C - - - - 0.80 0.64
-10°C 0.60 0.50 0.50 0.55 - 0.76
0°C 0.80 0.80 0.70 0.75 0.95 0.85
10°C 0.97 0.85 0.90 0.85 1.00 0.92
20°C 1.00 0.90 1.00 0.95 - 0.98
25°C - - - - 1.00 -
30°C 1.10 0.95 1.00 1.00 - 1.02
40°C 1.15 1.00 1.00 1.00 - 1.04
45°C - - - - 1.00 -

Temperature multipliers are used when calculating the correct battery size of a solar photovoltaic system. The temperature multiplier for the battery is multiplied by the depth of discharge (DoD) and amp-hour (Ah) demand to obtain the needed battery storage of your system. These values were obtained from 3rd and 4th Edition of Thomas B. Reddy's Battery Handbooks, [1], and [2].

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References[edit]

  1. It is quite easy and just relies on ref and /ref in between less than and greater than symbols.