Recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries: Processing methods and environmental impacts

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This book presents a state-of-the-art review of recent advances in the recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries. The topics covered include: introduction to the structure of lithium-ion batteries; development of battery-powered electric vehicles; potential environmental impact of spent lithium-ion batteries; pretreatment of spent lithium-ion batteries for recycling processing; pyrometallurgical processing for recycling spent lithium-ion batteries; hydrometallurgical processing for recycling spent lithium-ion batteries; direct processing for recycling spent lithium-ion batteries; high value-added products from recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries; and effects of recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries on environmental burdens. The book provides an essential reference resource for professors, researchers, and policymakers in academia, industry, and government around the globe.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages217
ISBN (Electronic)9783030318345
ISBN (Print)9783030318338
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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