Bert McMahon PhotoRechargable batteries are used in many places as the power supply of choice. In this presentation Bert McMahon will provide an overview of the technology behind rechargeable batteries as well as examples of how they are being used today. Rechargeable battery issues and opportunities will also be discussed. Please join us for this interesting presentation. 

Some key areas to be discussed are:

  • What is a battery?    
  • How does a rechargeable battery work?    
  • What are the parts in a battery?    
  • How is the Tesla battery configured?    
  • How is the Nissan Leaf battery configured?    
  • Overview of the Battery Management System

Presentation Slides Available Here

Thursday Morning Meeting, October 10, 2015 8:00am - 9:30am
Free, No reservations required, but it would be appreciated if you register on our Meetup site.

Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070 Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Hiway 9).

About the Presenter

Bert McMahon is a member of the EcoGreen Group of Silicon Valley. His educational background includes a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Bert has worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation designing eclectrical control systems. He has been involved with the design of manufacturing test equipment for 3Com and Palm Inc. He is currently studying Battery Engineering at San Jose State University.

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