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Principles of Fuel Cells

1st Edition

By Xianguo Li

CRC Press

592 pages | 181 B/W Illus.

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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.


"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

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics