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Old 06-05-2016, 01:57 AM
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Test one

Test one should be done with all batteries in parallel with
measurements done as shown. 1 amp at 13vdc and declining
equally 13 watts 13 joules per second or 13 X 60 seconds=
780 joules per minute.

Remove amp gauge during runs, only use at periodic intervals
because ammeters eat power and have an energy consumption
curve all of their own. We want a less complex calculation.

Then record how long it takes to drop the battery voltage to 11 vdc
under load which would probably be a 12vdc battery resting voltage, for
a fully discharged battery pack.

Record runtime.

Test Two

Test two run batteries down to 22dvc collectively on the right
side or the 26vdc fully charged bank.

Record the runtime.

Test number two should show a marked increase in runtime as all
energy in the loop is being used to charger the single 13vdc battery
on the left as well as power the load.

The only discrepancies will be

#1) Over charging and losing power in the first single 13vdc battery
thru resistance and over heating so make sure it is a big enough
battery and the load being powered is small

#2) Also monitoring of relative brightness from hour to hour during
cycle times, measure voltage dropping off curve.

If you know your battery as i have been taught by the best
John Bedini, you will know one way or another if you are gaining
any advantage by counting JOULES.

Batteries discharge X amount of joules per second or minute
count your many joules they are like blessings


Last edited by BroMikey; 06-05-2016 at 02:05 AM.
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