Fuel Cell Technology: Reaching Towards Commercialization by Nigel M. Sammes, Roberto Bove, Jakub Pusz (auth.), Professor

By Nigel M. Sammes, Roberto Bove, Jakub Pusz (auth.), Professor Nigel Sammes BSc, PhD, MBA (eds.)

The world’s ever-growing call for for energy has created a necessity for brand spanking new effective and sustainable resources of power and electrical energy. in recent times, gasoline cells became a highly-promising capability resource of energy for army, advertisement and business uses.

Fuel telephone expertise: attaining in the direction of Commercialization presents a one-volume survey of state-of-the artwork examine in gas cells, with in-depth assurance of the 2 kinds of gas telephone probably to turn into commercialized – the high-temperature sturdy oxide gas cellphone (SOFC) and the low-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane gasoline mobilephone (PEM).

All features of SOFC and PEM expertise are coated, including:

materials choice and research for gas cells;

fuel mobile stack layout and development;

modeling and keep watch over of tactics and platforms; and,

reforming technology.

The ebook additionally signposts the rising box of microbial gas cells, the most substitute to SOFCs and PEMs.

Fuel mobilephone know-how: attaining in the direction of Commercialization is a vital reference for researchers, lecturers and industrialists drawn to up to date info on gas cellphone development.

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Goodenough J B and Huang K. Lanthanum gallate as a new SOFC electrolyte. Proceedings of the Fuel Cells ’97 review meeting. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 25 47. Iwahara H, Esaka T, Uchida H and Maeda N. Proton conduction in sintered oxides and its applications in steam electrolysis for hydrogen production. Solid State Ionics, 1981;3–4:359–363. 48. Iwahara H. Technological challenges in the application of proton conducting ceramics. Solid State Ionics, 1995;77:289–298. 49. Bonano N, Ellis B and Mahmood M N.

The typical metals such as aluminum, steel, titanium or nickel would corrode in fuel cell environment, and dissolved metal ions would diffuse into the ionomer membrane, resulting in lowering of the ionic conductivity and reducing the fuel cell life. In addition, a corrosion layer on the surface of a bipolar plate would increase electrical resistance. Because of these issues, metallic plates must be adequately coated with a non-corrosive yet electrically conductive layer, such as graphite, diamond-like carbon, conductive polymer, organic self-assembled polymers, noble metals, metal nitrides, metal carbides, indium doped tin oxide, etc.

When coupled with a bottoming cycle, as for example a gas turbine, the electrical efficiency can be up to 75%. The environmental benefits associated with their operation, and the possibility of using a variety of renewable sources of energies, are additional elements that drove some developers to consider the SOFC a value opportunity for power generation. 20 depicts a schematic representation of a pressurized SOFC-GT power plant [71]. In this solution, air is compressed by the compressor of the gas turbine system, heated, using a traditional gas turbine recuperator, and sent to the fuel cell cathode.

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