GB2088159B - Battery charging apparatus - Google Patents

Battery charging apparatus

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GB2088159B
GB2088159B GB8135023A GB8135023A GB2088159B GB 2088159 B GB2088159 B GB 2088159B GB 8135023 A GB8135023 A GB 8135023A GB 8135023 A GB8135023 A GB 8135023A GB 2088159 B GB2088159 B GB 2088159B
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battery charging
charging apparatus
battery
charging
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Harmer & Simmons Ltd
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H02GENERATION; CONVERSION OR DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC POWER
    • H02JCIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER; SYSTEMS FOR STORING ELECTRIC ENERGY
    • H02J7/00Circuit arrangements for charging or depolarising batteries or for supplying loads from batteries
    • H02J7/007Regulation of charging or discharging current or voltage
    • H02J7/00712Regulation of charging or discharging current or voltage the cycle being controlled or terminated in response to electric parameters
    • H02J7/007182Regulation of charging or discharging current or voltage the cycle being controlled or terminated in response to electric parameters in response to battery voltage
    • H02J7/007184Regulation of charging or discharging current or voltage the cycle being controlled or terminated in response to electric parameters in response to battery voltage in response to battery voltage gradient
GB8135023A 1980-11-20 1981-11-20 Battery charging apparatus Expired GB2088159B (en)

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GB2088159A GB2088159A (en) 1982-06-03
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