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Hello my name is Jose and I would like some help from a professional and I belive I came to the right place. I was told by my teacher that I needed to ask five questions so here I go. My questions are:

Does temprature affect the life time of a battery?
Does temprature affect it a lot or is the change minimal? Thank You!
Question Date: 2012-01-10
Answer 1:

Yes; batteries have a temperature at which they work best. It depends on the battery.

Answer 2:

All batteries have different characteristics and one of them is the Operating Temperature. The battery will operate effectively within a specified temperature range which varies based on the battery function and application context, and ranges from the minimum operating temperature to the maximum operating temperature (or peak operating temperature). Outside this range of safe operating temperatures the battery may fail.

operating temperature

As I mentioned before, a battery has to work under its proper temperature operating range. Out of this range, the battery can fail by not delivering the right amount of energy or simply not delivering any energy at all.The internal structure of the battery can also be damaged in you raise the temperature above the upper limit. If you want to have your battery working properly, it is recommended to follow the manufacturer's characteristics of the battery.

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