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Author Abderezzak, Bilal, author

Title Introduction to transfer phenomena in PEM fuel cells / Bilal Abderezzak
Published London, United Kingdom : ISTE Press ; Kidlington, Oxford, UK : Elsevier, 2018
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Contents Front Cover; Introduction to Transfer Phenomena in PEM Fuel Cells; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction to Hydrogen Technology; 1.1. Hydrogen as an energy vector; 1.2. Types of fuel cell; 1.3. The proton-exchange membrane fuel cell; 1.4. Conclusion; 1.5. Questions; 2. Charge Transfer Phenomena; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Thermodynamics and chemistry of the PEM fuel cell; 2.3. The flow rates of reactants and products; 2.4. Electrochemistry of the fuel cell; 2.5. Polarization phenomena; 2.6. Modeling of charge transfer; 2.7. Overview of analytical models; 2.8. Empirical models
2.9. Current transport and charge conservation2.10. Conclusion; 3. Mass Transfer Phenomena; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Flow of matter; 3.3. Mass transfer by convection; 3.4. Mass transfer in porous diffusers; 3.5. Mass transfer in the catalyst layers (electrodes); 3.6. Mass transfer in the membrane; 3.7. Conclusion; 4. Heat Transfer Phenomena; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Energy balances for a PEMFC; 4.3. The heat flow in the different layers of the PEMFC; 4.4. Thermal management in a PEMFC; 4.5. Heat sources in the PEMFC; 4.6. Temperature distribution between two cathodes: case study
4.7. ConclusionList of Symbols; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary Introduction to Transfer Phenomena in PEM Fuel Cells presents the fruit of several years of research in the area of fuel cells. The book illustrates the transfer phenomena occurring inside a single cell and describes the technology field of hydrogen, explicitly the production, storage and risk management of hydrogen as an energy carrier. Several applications of hydrogen are also cited, and special interest is dedicated to the PEM Fuel Cell. Mass, charge and heat transfer phenomena are also discussed in this great resource that includes explanations, illustrations and governing equations for each section
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Subject Direct energy conversion.
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 008102763X (electronic bk.)
9780081027639 (electronic bk.)