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Although, the basic concept of a fuel cell is quite simple, creating new designs and optimizing their performance takes serious work and a mastery of several technical areas. PEM Fuel Cell Modeling and Simulation Using Matlab, provides design engineers and researchers with a valuable tool for understanding and overcoming barriers to designing and building the next generation of PEM Fuel Cells. With this book, engineers can test components and verify designs in the development phase, saving both time and money.
Easy to read and understand, this book provides design and modelling tips for fuel cell components such as: modelling proton exchange structure, catalyst layers, gas diffusion, fuel distribution structures, fuel cell stacks and fuel cell plant. This book includes design advice and MATLAB and FEMLAB codes for Fuel Cell types such as: polymer electrolyte, direct methanol and solid oxide fuel cells. This book also includes types for one, two and three dimensional modeling and two-phase flow phenomena and microfluidics.
Modeling and design validation techniques Covers most types of Fuel Cell including SOFC MATLAB and FEMLAB modelling codes Translates basic phenomena into mathematical equations
Chemical Engineers,Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Material Engineers
- Fuel Cell Thermodynamics
- Fuel Cell Electrochemistry
- Fuel Cell Charge Transport
- Fuel Cell Mass Transport
- Fuel Cell Energy Balances
- Modeling the Proton Exchange Structure
- Modeling the Catalyst Layers
- Modeling the Gas Diffusion Layers
- Modeling the Fuel Distribution Structures
- Modeling Micro Fuel Cells
- Modeling Fuel Cell Stacks
- Modeling the Fuel Cell Plant
- Model Validation
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- © Academic Press 2008
- 6th May 2008
- Academic Press
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"Solid theoretical foundations with principles and modelling."--Muhammad H. Rashid, Ph.D., Fellow IEEE (USA), Fellow IEE (UK) "The focus on modeling and simulating fuel cells is unique."--Dr. Bhansali, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida