Batteries come in thousands of types,
shapes, sizes, chemistries, and structures.
This overview shows you the basics.
Follow the evolution of the battery
since its invention and see how milestone products
align with events in world history.
Understand how the main battery types work
by examining their structure, chemistry, and design.
There’s more to battery selection than size.
Learning what type suits which task
will give you better performance and economy.
Tips on usage to help you get the best performance
from your batteries while reducing waste and cost.
Follow the rules in this battery safety guide
to avoid the hassles (and dangers)
of a failed battery.
FAQs are a great way to fill gaps in your knowledge.
Our academy professor answers some of the best.
Have you ever wondered what will batteries
be like in the future?
We discuss some likely possibilities here.