1st Edition

Principles of Fuel Cells

By Xianguo Li Copyright 2006
    586 Pages 181 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The book is engineering oriented and covers a large variety of topics ranging from fundamental principles to performance evaluation and applications. It is written systematically and completely on the subject with a summary of state-of-the-art fuel cell technology, filling the need for a timely resource.

    This is a unique book serving academic researchers, engineers, as well as people working in the fuel cell industry. It is also of substantial interest to students, engineers, and scientists in mechanical engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering, electrochemistry, materials science and engineering, power generation and propulsion systems, and automobile engineering.

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Thermodynamics of Fuel Cells

    Chapter 3. Electrochemistry of Fuel Cells

    Chapter 4.Transport Phenomena in Fuel Cells

    Chapter 5. Alkaline Fuel Cells (AFCs)

    Chapter 6. Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells (PAFCs)

    Chapter 7. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs)

    Chapter 8. Molten Carbonates Fuel Cells (MCFCs)

    Chapter 9. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs)

    Chapter 10. Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFCs)

    Appendix A

    Appendix B


    Xianguo Li

    "Overall I would suggest this book as a remarkable source from the introductory aspects to the potential applications of fuel cells for senior students, graduate-level students, and instructors."

    Professor Ibrahim Dincer, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, USA