Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/7068
Title: Pem Tipi Yakıt Pilleri İçin Çift Kutuplu Akış Plakalarının Modellenmesi
Other Titles: Modeling Of Bipolar Plates For Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells [Article]
Authors: Ekiz, Ahmet
Camcı, Talha
Türkmen, İbrahim
Sankır, Mehmet
Uslu, Sıtkı
Baker, Derek K.
Ağar, Ertan
Keywords: PEM Fuel Cell
Comsol
Fuel Cell
2-D Modeling
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Gazi Univ, Fac Engineering Architecture
Abstract: Fuel cell technology is one of the most economic and efficient ways to utilize hydrogen energy. Various types of fuel cells are present regarding the fuel type and amount of power produced. Among these, proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are very promising. In this work, a 2D proton exchange membrane fuel cell unit cell was modeled using Comsol Multiphysics software. Cell section was taken parallel to flow direction. Obstacles with various geometries were placed in the flow channel in order to force more reactant species to react. The goal is to have current and power densities that approach ideal performance and to minimize losses. As boundary conditions, several inlet velocities were applied. Also, the effect of setting different pressure values at the outlet was investigated. Consequently, it was observed that increasing inlet velocity and outlet pressure, feeding more reactant at the cathode compared to the anode, and increasing the depth of the obstacles placed through the channel enhanced the fuel cell performance.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/7068
ISSN: 1300-1884
1304-4915
Appears in Collections:Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Mechanical Engineering
Malzeme Bilimi ve Nanoteknoloji Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Material Science & Nanotechnology Engineering
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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