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ENrated capacity (of a cell or a battery) 
quantity of electricity, declared by the manufacturer, which a cell or a battery can deliver under specified conditions after a full charge

NOTE 1 The rated capacity shown on the battery label is given for a discharge period which depends on the technology used in the battery.

NOTE 2 The capacity of a battery is higher when it is discharged slowly. For example, variations are in the order of 10 % to 20 % between a capacity measured over 5 hours and a capacity measured over 100 hours.

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-8-1, ed. 1.0 (2007-06) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.12

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