30. Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel-Cell Components

  1. Prof. Detlef Stolten and
  2. Dr. Bernd Emonts
  1. Yun Wang1 and
  2. Ken S. Chen2

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch30

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology

How to Cite

Wang, Y. and Chen, K. S. (2012) Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel-Cell Components, in Fuel Cell Science and Engineering: Materials, Processes, Systems and Technology (eds D. Stolten and B. Emonts), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650248.ch30

Editor Information

  1. Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, IEF-3: Fuel Cells, Leo-Brandt-Straße, 52425 Jülich, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 4231 Engineering Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

  2. 2

    Sandia National Laboratories, 7011 East Avenue, MS9154, Livermore, CA 94550, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330126

Online ISBN: 9783527650248

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Keywords:

  • polymer electrolyte fuel cells;
  • modeling;
  • macroscopic;
  • mesoscopic;
  • fuel-cell;
  • components

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane

  • Catalyst Layers

  • Gas Diffusion Layers and Microporous Layers

  • Gas Flow Channels

  • Gas Diffusion Layer-Gas Flow Channel Interface

  • Bipolar Plates

  • Coolant Flow

  • Model Validation

  • Conclusion

  • List of Symbols

  • References